Happy Day After Friday, Readers! We’ve made it another week. I hope you won’t mind if I’m a day late – I still wanted to write a Friday Fictioneers story! Thanks, as always to Rochelle for providing us with a prompt. Thanks also to Roger Bultot for this week’s interesting photo. Enjoy!
“Straighten your jacket, Daniel.”
“I’ll get it,” snapped Daniel, jerking away from his mother’s fussing hands.
“Smile. Your father is investing a lot of money into this charity, and it’s good PR for us.”
Daniel rolled his eyes. “What’s this charity even for?” But his mother was already gone.
“Literacy.” A lilting voice said from behind him.
He turned, ready to snap at whoever had been eavesdropping, and caught sight of a pretty girl with blue eyes smiling at him. He found himself smiling back.
Maybe this charity thing wouldn’t be so bad after all.