Friday Fictioneers – heavenly connection

An old, canvas covered truck, one side open showing steel pots holding plants/flowers and signs advertising social media contact sites

PHOTO PROMPT ยฉ Jan Wayne Fields

For small business like me, social media was a God-send

So many years I hauled ass, and soil, plants, gravel and truck

From this Field Day to that Festival

Door to door, florists and gift emporiums, restaurants and offices

I’d get home more than weary, broken

Someone suggested a Facebook page, Instagram

Pictures sell!

Now, I’ve five trucks, 10 employees and give thanks and praise

For that God-sent connection and the pretty missus I found along the way

She hauls ass like you wouldnโ€™t believe! [85 words]


Not very imaginative this week – been away from creativity for a while ๐Ÿ˜

Thank you Rochelle Wisoff-Fieldsย for continuing to set this 100 word or less challenge. It is certainly a commitment appreciated by many. Other 100 word stories can be read here.

26 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers – heavenly connection

  1. I can relate to this, getting up early, loading the ute with the product, off to the market or the festival, and it’s on a wing and/or a prayer that stock is sold. Social media can be a headache or pure magic! It can help to reach out and find buyers. Great story, well done.

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  2. I really enjoyed this, Trish. The internet has changed a lot of lives for the better. I am reminded of the movie “Chef” – where the son opens a Twitter account and sales explode as a result.


  3. Sometimes, all we see is the vendors sitting at their booths or tables. Seems like a pretty cushy way to make some money. What we don’t see is all the prep, months of it, that can go into the display. Good story.

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  4. Dear Trish,

    Oh how I relate to this vendor. Social media does help sell. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Those festivals, particularly the ones with few sales, take a toll. A lot of work for small returns. But then, are those fairs and commissions that make up for them. Lovely story in any event.



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