Every Wednesday Rickety Wisoff-Fields posts a picture prompt to challenge writers to create a 100-word story or poem or anything that works for you. After you post your work on your blog, go back to her site and add a link to your post on her Friday Fictioneers post. Place. Page.
I’m going to try to keep up with this, as should you. Give it a shot. I prefer to stick to 100 words, but she doesn’t mind either way. Not everyone has the time to sit and write, revise, edit, revise, edit, etc. until getting it down to 100 and telling everything you want to tell.
“Hello?” said a raspy growl, putting down crayons.
“Afternoon, Sir. I’m calling on behalf of-”
“Half of what?”
“Half a sandwich?”
“No. On beHALF. I’m with the National Association-”
“Location? In the living room. Where are you?”
“No, Sir. I’m calling on be-. I’m calling for-. (exhale) We’re trying to raise money for-”
“Money? Sure. I’ll take some money. Whatcha got?”
“No, Sir. Would you like to donate-”
“I LOVE doughnuts!”
“Certainly, but children in town need-”
“Let ‘em get their own damn donuts!”
“No, Sir. I’m-”
From the kitchen. “Jimmy. Who’s on the phone?”
“Wrong number, Mom.”