Time for some fiction in the blog. I am thinking of taking up a 30 day fiction challenge for this month. Let’s see how fruitful it can be. Wish me luck. Today it’s going to be a Five Sentence Fiction based on the prompt from Lillie from
 Lillie McFerrin Writes – House of Five Sentence Fiction. 
And how does it work – you need to write a fiction story in FIVE sentences. – short and sweet. Let’s go for it.

Looking out

“What Mr. Pibbs… don’t pull me, leave me alone, can you?”

Three days in a row Ella hadn’t left her bed, she didn’t feel like doing anything, not after what Connor did to her… how could he call off their wedding just a week before the D-Day!

“Time for your food, eh?”

If not for Mr. Pibbs she would have starved herself to death in the last three days, with the single thought in her mind.


She got up and stood near her huge window… ‘what a bright fresh day’ she thought picking up Mr. Pibbs in her arms… a day to re-start perhaps, no more wasting tears for that jerk, she was now sure of it, ‘thank you my love’ she said planting a kiss on the thick fur of Mr. Pibbs. 

Photo Courtesy – WiseGeek
Today’s prompt – FRESH
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Linking this post to FSF @ Lillie McFerrin and Ultra Blog Challenge Day 1.
I am participating in Write Tribe festival of words #4 Post written for DAY 4 Topic: Being Human – writing an inspirational post.
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Tina Basu

48 Comments on Five Sentence Fiction – Looking out

  1. Donna L. Ward
    June 1, 2015 at 3:28 pm (2 years ago)

    This is an excellent example and exercise to improve my writing in all areas – I am going to be saving this as a reminder – thank you 🙂

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  2. joangogreenlivegreen
    June 1, 2015 at 3:49 pm (2 years ago)

    Hi Tina 🙂

    Love your blog! My first time there 🙂 Enjoyed this post very much, thanks for sharing your thoughts!! Have a great day 🙂

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  3. Preethi Venugopal
    June 1, 2015 at 3:52 pm (2 years ago)

    Small yet poignant story. Loved it Tina.
    Glad she had at least Mr. Pibbs.

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  4. Anmol Rawat
    June 1, 2015 at 3:55 pm (2 years ago)

    Welcome back to writing 🙂
    Nice and fresh post.
    Glad mr. Pibbs was there for her 🙂

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  5. Tina Basu
    June 1, 2015 at 4:07 pm (2 years ago)

    You are welcome Donna thanks for dropping by

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  6. Tina Basu
    June 1, 2015 at 4:08 pm (2 years ago)

    Thanks Joan thanks for dropping by. Hope to see you soon again

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  7. Tina Basu
    June 1, 2015 at 4:09 pm (2 years ago)

    Thanks Preethi. Yes Mr. Pibbs, true friend

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  8. Tina Basu
    June 1, 2015 at 4:10 pm (2 years ago)

    Thanks Anmol,hope to write more

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  9. Mary Hill
    June 1, 2015 at 6:03 pm (2 years ago)

    Cute story. Was Mr. Pibbs a dog or cat? Sweet story. 😉

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  10. Esha
    June 1, 2015 at 6:04 pm (2 years ago)

    Very refreshingly different…great post…look forward to see more 🙂

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  11. Tina Basu
    June 1, 2015 at 6:05 pm (2 years ago)

    Mr. Pibbs is a fuzzy lil cat, girls best friend!

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  12. Tina Basu
    June 1, 2015 at 6:06 pm (2 years ago)

    Thanks for dropping by Esha

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  13. Red Handed
    June 2, 2015 at 1:40 am (2 years ago)

    Mr.Pibbs seem to be cute!! Way to go 🙂

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  14. Laurel Regan
    June 2, 2015 at 1:40 am (2 years ago)

    Lovely! Pets are wonderful. 🙂

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  15. Tarang Sinha
    June 2, 2015 at 1:40 am (2 years ago)

    It's wise to leave the excess baggage behind and take a fresh start.

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  16. Ranu
    June 2, 2015 at 1:41 am (2 years ago)

    Yes you've done the right thing.

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  17. proudmommaofgirls
    June 2, 2015 at 1:41 am (2 years ago)

    YAY! That's a hard challenge to conquer and you did it in flying colors 😀

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  18. bookworm
    June 2, 2015 at 1:41 am (2 years ago)

    I've never done one of the five sentence fiction memes. However, I want to stretch myself and try new things on my blog. I think I may give this a try just to see how well I will do. Alana ramblinwitham.blogspot.com

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  19. Tina Basu
    June 2, 2015 at 1:43 am (2 years ago)

    They are true friends,aren't they?

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  20. Tina Basu
    June 2, 2015 at 1:43 am (2 years ago)

    Thanks Red Handed

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  21. Tina Basu
    June 2, 2015 at 1:45 am (2 years ago)

    True moving ahead in life is important. Thanks for dropping by.

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  22. Tina Basu
    June 2, 2015 at 1:47 am (2 years ago)

    Definitely hard but one needs to move forward. Thanks proud momma of girls

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  23. Tina Basu
    June 2, 2015 at 1:48 am (2 years ago)

    I'm sure you will enjoy it Alana

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  24. Tina Basu
    June 2, 2015 at 1:49 am (2 years ago)

    Thank you Barbara. Thanks for dropping by.

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  25. Patricia
    June 2, 2015 at 3:16 am (2 years ago)

    Good story that could be a true story. Love that Mr. Pibbs saved her. Our fur friends and family often do that.

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  26. Tina Basu
    June 2, 2015 at 5:20 am (2 years ago)

    Very true Patricia, our fur friends are often our besties

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  27. Vinitha Dileep
    June 2, 2015 at 5:30 am (2 years ago)

    Pets are adorable, and a life saver at times. She is lucky to have Mr.Pibbs in her life. Cute story, Tina. 🙂

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  28. Francene Stanley
    June 2, 2015 at 10:15 am (2 years ago)

    Chuckle. You cheated and used a comma to link two sentences. But, your words did the job of sharing a story in almost five sentences.

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  29. Tina Basu
    June 2, 2015 at 10:46 am (2 years ago)

    Thanks Vintage, pets are awesome

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  30. Tina Basu
    June 2, 2015 at 10:46 am (2 years ago)

    Thanks Sweety

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  31. Tina Basu
    June 2, 2015 at 10:47 am (2 years ago)

    That much freedom is granted, thanks for dropping by

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  32. Tina Basu
    June 2, 2015 at 10:48 am (2 years ago)

    Thanks Sushree

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  33. K R Smith
    June 3, 2015 at 12:31 am (2 years ago)

    I have a cat myself, so I understand! Nice story, with a happy ending – appropriate for the sunny side of life!

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  34. Rashmi karthik
    June 3, 2015 at 3:36 am (2 years ago)

    Tina, you conveyed so much writing so little . I loved it 🙂

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  35. Inderpreet Kaur
    June 3, 2015 at 10:57 am (2 years ago)

    These are wonderful 5 sentences. I will give it a try too. All the best for the month of fiction.

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  36. Janine Ripper
    June 3, 2015 at 1:17 pm (2 years ago)

    There is nothing like the love and comfort of a fur-child 🙂

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  37. Tina Basu
    June 4, 2015 at 5:51 pm (2 years ago)

    Thanks Rashmi glad you liked it

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  38. Tina Basu
    June 4, 2015 at 5:51 pm (2 years ago)

    Thank you so much Inderpreet

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  39. Tina Basu
    June 4, 2015 at 5:53 pm (2 years ago)

    Very true Janine

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  40. Ajay Pai
    June 7, 2015 at 6:48 am (1 year ago)

    Loved the narrative, whoever may the pet be.

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  41. Tina Basu
    June 7, 2015 at 8:37 am (1 year ago)

    Thanks Ajai, the pet however is a little cat

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