One of the greatest short stories I’ve read in a long time. Enjoy John Howell’s space themed romp, er, prompt!
In Keith’s words. “Using this photo as inspiration, write a short story, flash fiction, scene, poem; anything, really; even just a caption for the photograph. Either put it (or a link to it) in a comment or email it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org before 6pm next Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the time is where I live, this link will tell you). If you post it on your own blog or site, a link to this page would be appreciated, but please do also mention it in a comment here.
Go on. You know you want to. Let your creativity and imagination soar. I shall display the entries next Monday.”
Captain Tom by John W. Howell © 2019
“Captain Tom this is Houston.”
“Go ahead Houston.”
“Is this Captain Tom?”
“Excuse me but are you new to the team?”
“Yes. Why do you ask?”
“Do you know how…
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