Tuesday, May 27, 2014

A Hint Fiction

Jayne Martin issued a challenge today to write a piece of Hint fiction—a story of less than 25 words. Here's my attempt.
She told her boyfriend she needed to visit her sick aunt. She didn't tell him it was a one-way ticket. (20 words)
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Sunday, May 4, 2014

In His Own Best Interest

Today's prompt words in bold.

My cousin sauntered from the restaurant around midnight and jostled a man carrying a Bible. A packet of drugs fell to the ground. The man pointed a gun. A perfect wheel kick to the man's bongos ended the threat. My cousin pointed out the gun when the cops arrived. He forgot to mention the drugs. (55 words)