Through the Lens

through the lens tales 🙂

Carrot Ranch Literary Community

lensNo matter how many gather, each will look at the destination or event through an individual lens. The result is that each take is different, even slightly.

For a writer, a lens is a powerful tool by which to show a story. This week writers considered the lens to prompt 99-word stories. The ensuing snapshots and lenses are the result.

The following are based on September 21, 2016 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story using a lens.


Flash Fiction #1 by Gordon Le Pard

“They’re here!”

He looked out at the horizon and saw nothing, “Nonsense” he thought as he walked over to his excited colleague bending over the strange device, he looked through the little lens. There was a tiny ship – with the cross of Spain on its sails. Moving it he saw more, the Armada had arrived!

Moments later the beacon…

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