Let it speak to you. Does it tell you a story?
Genre: Historical Fiction
Word Count: 99
HOME FIRES BURNING
“Nights are long and my bed ever so cold…”
She stopped writing, crumpled her letter and recalled their conversation the day before he left.
“The last time you went for six months it turned into four years.”
“I am needed there.”
“You are needed here.”
“Debbie, my dearest.” He placed his hands on either side of her face. “Accompany me. You will love London.”
Deborah Franklin laid another sheet of parchment on the desk, dipped her quill in the inkwell and wrote.
I love you so. Had it not been for my ridiculous fear of the sea…”