Three Line Tales: Fisherman’s Friend

“Red sky at night, sailors delight,” he muttered to himself as he glanced up at the sky and pulled tight the final knot of his fishing net.

He sighed and gruffly rubbed the tilted head of his curious Yorkshire terrier.

“Tiger, it’s gonna be a fruitful day’s fishin’ tomorrow, me thinks,” he said to the dog with a bright certainty he didn’t feel. “Here’s hoping, ‘ey?”

Thanks Sonya!

You’ll find full guidelines on the TLT page – here’s the tl;dr:

  • Write three lines inspired by the photo prompt (& give them a title if possible).
  • Link back to this post (& check the link shows up under the weekly post).
  • Tag your post with 3LineTales (so everyone can find you in the Reader).
  • Read and comment on other TLT participants’ lines.
  • Have fun.

Happy three-lining!


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      1. Agreed! I like that they can be as long, or short, as you’d like! I started by insisting on my own brevity. I’m allowing myself a few more words this week — but it’s not my regular MO 😉 If you’re looking for another image prompt, I host 100 Word Wednesdays — that’s me trying to still be brief, but contain the story in 100 words. If you’d like to join us this week, we’d love to have you 🙂

      2. Yeah, I just had a nose around your blog – it looks good 🙂 I’ll definitely join in – keep an eye out for my pingback 😉

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