Microfiction Monday - 20100802

Welcome to Microfiction Monday, 
where a picture paints 140 characters, or even fewer.

T'was the border of the Dwarven realm.  A mighty ally of man at one time, but they've not been heard from for many generations.  Tis a shame, they worked magic with the stone. 

Your Turn!  

About Microfiction Monday
Microfiction means the shortest of short stories. Think Aesop's fables, comic strips, or even jokes: complete stories that can be told in under a minute. For this game, the limit is a tweetable 140 characters or fewer. 

Hate counting letters and spaces? Try Design 215's character counter, which will count for you as you type. Microsoft Word will count for you too, of course, as part of its word count feature under the 'Review' tab.
Photos will be from my own archives; illustrations are from Dover Publications' free clipart sample newsletter.

And finally, why 140? A whole new fiction market has arisen via mobile phone texting and Twitter, who limits 'tweets' to 140 characters including spaces and punctuation. It's fast, it's fiction, it's fun. 

I joined this meme thread from a fellow parent dealing with an Autistic child: Susan @ Stony River: a writing life


Ellie said...

A nice take on the picture, giving an unusual history to the ruins. Wonderful!

ineverhavetheanswer said...

I love that picture! What a great story.

Sylvia K said...

Great story for the pic of the day! I love it! Enjoy your week!


Jingle said...

cute one.

"K" said...

All you had to do was talk about dwarves and you had me sunk. Like it a lot.

hope said...

Those stones do have a magical quality. Nicely done!

Susan at Stony River said...

Oh I'm a sucker for a lost world story -- this was just my kind of thing!

Templeton's fury said...

old magic is wondrous...