100 Word Wednesday: Setting the Scene #amwriting #flashfiction #100WordWednesday


Thanks to Bikurgirl for hosting #100WordWednesdays.

——–

Credit: Bikurgirl

——–

The high school drama teacher, Mr. Elf, decided the school would peform a modern English version of “The Canturbury Tales.” Vernon was recruited to help paint the set and he would’ve been pleased to paint the entire set alone; however, he had to share creative control with Stacy who was also a ‘so-called’ gifted artist. Much fighting occurred.

The day before the performance the extras hung the scenery. Mr. Elf was shocked to see exactly half of the set painted in a superb realistic manner while the other half was rendered using fantastic painterly strokes in the style of impressionist painters. The set was discussed enormously by the audience at all three performances and neither Vernon or Stacy will speak to each other to this day.

——

©Mandibelle16. (2017) All Rights Reserved.

6 thoughts on “100 Word Wednesday: Setting the Scene #amwriting #flashfiction #100WordWednesday

  1. Singledust March 17, 2017 / 11:57 pm

    love how you created a beautiful end to the story even though there was a clash of wills at the start – very nicely told. Though sad the two were not talking.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. bikurgurl March 24, 2017 / 11:04 am

    The flair for the dramatic runs deep not only with the audience, but with the artists themselves. Creative differences often are at the core of many disagreements, be it art or life, but having the fortitude to give grace and space — rise above — is a virtue that never goes out of style. Wonderfully told tale — thank you for joining us!

    Liked by 1 person

    • mandibelle16 March 24, 2017 / 4:50 pm

      Thanks Bikurgurl. My brother was involved in many plays doing lights, behind the scenes, and stage managing even after university. He’s too busy now but I remember there were people who just clashed personality and creativity wise, not only who he ended up working with but others he’d have to ‘mediate’ btw.

      Liked by 1 person

      • bikurgurl March 30, 2017 / 1:29 am

        Ahhhhh… I see! Mediation can be the most challenging part. Thank you so much for your insight ❤

        Liked by 1 person

I’d Love to Hear From You. Feel Free to Share Your Thoughts!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s