Smorgasbord Short Stories – Diana Wallace Peach – March’s Speculative Fiction – A Moment of Alignment by Sally Cronin

A sad, heartwarming, and poignant story from Sally Cronin. I hope you enjoy and Happy Friday. ❤

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

There are a number of very good reasons to participate in writing challenges. It hones your skills, it showcases your writing, and it forges connections with other writers here in blogland.

One of the challenges that I am enjoying is from Diana Wallace Peach and here is The March speculative fiction prompt

A moment of alignment

The child walked the darkened streets unafraid of the shadows. With bare feet, she disregarded the grit and gravel underfoot, and skimmed across the surface of the odd puddle or two in her path. Her shoulders were back, and her head held high, with arms swinging confidently by her side. A faint smile touched her lips as the ring around the moon glowed brighter.

It was almost time for the perfect alignment of sun and the moon and for a brief moment there would be a window of opportunity. She only had minutes to…

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17 thoughts on “Smorgasbord Short Stories – Diana Wallace Peach – March’s Speculative Fiction – A Moment of Alignment by Sally Cronin

  1. dgkaye says:

    Sally is a natural at this short fiction! ❤

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  2. Wow, Sally’s reply to the prompt is beautiful.

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  3. mylilplace says:

    What a great story for a Friday or any other day really. I clung on to every word. I simply love it…

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  4. Thank you for sharing Diana… and one of my favourite monthly storytelling opportunities. xxx

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    • You’re very welcome, Sally, and honestly, my pleasure. I’m so glad you’re enjoying the prompts. I still have so many stories to share, too. It’s great fun. 🙂 Have a lovely day and weekend ahead. Hugs.

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  5. That was precious and beautiful!

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