You seem to be enjoying my new weekly challenge series. There were some hilarious 20-word stories, as well as some very gripping ones. Read and enjoy below.
The first week of the series saw ten-word stories, the second week 20-word stories and so now we move to 30-word stories as your challenge for next week.
Here are your 20-word corkers:
Eddy sent in these highly entertaining 20-word reads. My personal favourite is the last one. It’s brilliant!:
1) I saw her looking at me looking at her. Staring contest. My phone rang. She won. Damn you phone marketers!
2) At my son and wife’s funeral a bomb went off and killed everyone I knew. I didn’t die. I lived.
3) I had to win Esther’s weekly writing challenge so I googled Keith and Jasdeep’s addresses and contentedly sharpened my knife.
Keith Channing sent in this catchy poem:
He wasn’t ready to retire
He had to keep on working
Year after year he carried on
Never, ever shirking.
Sacha Black opted for a chilling story:
They claimed it was a viral infection. Wrong. It was the start of the apocalypse. Now there’s 10,000 humans left.
Steve S. Walsky manages to tell a great tale in only 20 words:
He thought about their relationship. Was it just impulsiveness; like stirring coffee when nothing has been added? Yes. “Goodbye, Mandy.”
Jasdeep Kaur responded to Eddy’s ‘threat’:
Eddy’s plan was out. I don’t know about Keith, but I hibernated. After all, nothing can be above one’s life!
Then she sent in another great story:
My parched anatomy fell in the sand. No camel or oasis. I was lost and now I will be buried.