Microfiction: Creative Geniuses (Steve and Em)
Good Monday morning! Hope y’all had a great weekend and managed to stay cool. I think that’s probably a given for my friends in the gorgeous Pacific Northwest, but the rest of us are still waiting out the summer swelter. Ugh. Please remind me of my complaint come January when I’m whining about the cold.
Grandma’s Goulash graciously hosts Succinctly Yours, the wonderful meme for those of us addicted to microfiction. The trick is to write a story in 140 characters or less using the photo below as inspiration. Adding to the challenge is the word of the week, “tepid.” My stories are below.
“Ain’t that the writer’s house?” asked Bo.
“Yep,” said Ed.
“Spooky,” Bo observed.
Ed nodded. “That King feller don’t do nuthin’ halfway.”
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Em, tepid soul, hated social interaction. The likeness of a ghostly apparition in her window put folks off and gave Em a good laugh to boot.