Flash Fiction for the Purposeful Practitioner is a weekly writing challenge designed for both the flash fiction newbie and the more experienced writer.
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The balloons drifted silently across the sky, two of the first to become airborne.
Below they saw one of the favourite competitors having problems filling his balloon.
Using a CB, one said to the other
‘That’s unusual. Wonder what the problem is?’
‘No gas,’ came the response.
‘We’re in with a chance then!’
It was a beautiful day and the race was on.
Adjusting the burners, the two rose further above the trees and set to the matter at hand.
The view was spectacular and their ground crews were aware of the rendezvous point for the retrieve. All they had to do now was enjoy the ride.