The above link will take you to the rules/guidelines - basically we have 200 words to create a story around a photo prompt.
This is our photo prompt for this week
The piece of pottery gave her nightmares. It was grotesque, the skull face, empty eye sockets, grinning teeth, all encased in ivory and pewter and silver and gold design could not be worth as much as he had intimated over the phone.
‘Well now, Ms. Saunders, I understand you want to sell this item.’ His voice made the hairs on my arms stand up.
‘Yes, that is the general idea or I wouldn’t have made the appointment with you and brought it here for appraisal.’ I smiled back charmingly, I might as well use my womanly wiles as long as they lasted.
His dark brown eyes under heavy, bushy eyebrows actually looked directly at me. I held his stare, daring him to take advantage of me. I wasn’t a blond bimbo, in fact I wasn’t a true blond at all.
We agreed a price, cash exchanged hands and I breathed a huge sigh of relief as I drove away from the sleazy pub where we had made the deal.
Aunt Jane is probably turning in her grave but I am several hundreds of pounds richer and I know exactly how I will spend it.
Ibiza Club 30 here I come.
Word count: 200