Old World Charm

1st Aug 2017

Lavinia stared at the email open on her tablet with mouth agape. She didn’t understand the rejection. The agency had commissioned her to photograph the award-winning picturesque village of Saxlingham. She had sent in fifty photos specifically chosen for “old world charm”.

But they didn’t want charm; they wanted “old and abandoned, neglected, decrepit”.

54 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Picturesque



About crispina kemp

Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales
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16 Responses to Old World Charm

  1. Dale says:

    There is no pleasing some people! Plus, heaven forbid they make their requirements clear…
    Well done, Missy!

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  2. Bill says:

    Well done, Crispina.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. A shame they didn’t explain what they were after! Hopefully, she got a second chance.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Staarlz says:

    I enjoyed this, and especially love the photo–last year I was watching “Escape to the Country” every week, such beautiful homes and surroundings. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Waste of time! But to each his own. (Specific details were probably in the fine print at the bottom.)

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