I made it!! Once more I joined Priceless Joy’s group of aspiring writers. We are given 100-150 words and a photo prompt, our imagination does the rest. Check out the other stories inspired by the photo: Thanks this week to TJ Paris for the cool picture. Makes one want to jump right in!
She lay on the beach, torpid, as the sun stared down at her. Crystal water stretched far into the horizon. She dug her feet into the sand, seeking the cooler sand deep under the surface, closing her eyes against light bouncing off the gleaming sand. Crashing crystalline waves lulled her, and she slept.
“Samantha! Samantha!” the shouting continued, the irritation in the voice indicating it had been going on for some time. “Wake up!”
She opened her eyes groggily, seeing only a shadow standing over her.
“Wake up,” the voice insisted. “Vacation is over. Time to get back to work.”
“Waaa? But, sleep!”
“No!” the voice said emphatically, ” you need to get back to work. Your blog is lonely! Get on it!”
She sighed deeply before getting up and folding her towel, knowing the voice was her subconsciousness–and it wasn’t going away.