This week’s photo prompt perfectly lent itself to my paranormal/urban fantasy novel They All Died Smiling, which is available everywhere online, offline, and in libraries. The image of a city street in winter mde me think of the opening.

Ok, I didn’t succumb to the political hot term du jour. It’s slightly redacted to make the 100 words, but not much.

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Here’s the Photo Prompt

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Here’s the story…

Slightly Redacted Excerpt from They All Died Smiling for Friday Fictioneers Flash Fiction Writing Challenge

By Ronda Del Boccio

for Friday Fictioneers 19 April 2019

Genre: The book’s paranormal. This excerpt is normal.

Word count: 100.

They All Died Smiling avalable in ebook and print form wherever you buy books

I stood in the subway station hoping my train would come soon. When I moved from the Ozarks for my new job at the Chicago Tribune, I learned something I really didn’t want to know.

Urine smells different the longer it ages on the poles, cement, and benches of a public transit system. Also, I learned that the more people live in an area, the more disgusting they become. Nothing prepared me for the stinking mass of humanity in a big city. Yuck.

When I first moved here, I was afraid. These days I’m not so much afraid as disgusted.

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Ronda Del Boccio

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Ronda Del Boccio is an award-winning and best Head shot of Ronda Del Boccioselling author of both fiction and nonfiction. She has been mostly blind since birth, but she never lets that stop her doing what she wants to do. She tells transformational tales and helps visionary authors turn their dreams and imaginings into published books. See and order Ronda’s books on Amazon.

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