Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Writer's Workshop

So, this week's prompts from Mama Kat are as follows:

1. An ER moment.

2. Describe how your audition for a trashy reality show would go.

3. Something about freezing a moment. Describe your moment.

4. Write a story in exactly 101 words.

5. Write a poem about something you are thankful for.

I'm choosing #4:

She sat in the stairwell, sobbing softly into a handful of tissues. Dark and desolate, this was the place for her to be right now.

She flashed back.

"How COULD you?"
"I'm sorry."
"SORRY? SORRY?" She threw something.

What was it? She tried to remember. A bowl? No, nothing shattered. Just her heart. How cliche'. She laughed in spite of herself. A pillow? Too soft, why bother? Something smaller. Her necklace. She reached up to her neck, now bare. Raw. That was it.

"Don't do that!" She didn't even feel it. Was she bleeding? Who cares. It was gone now. Over.

So, there you have it. My 101 word story. It's been quite some time since I've written anything, so I'm thankful for this prompt that gave me a shove to do so. Hope you've enjoyed.

And a Happy (almost) Thanksgiving!


  1. Great job, Andrea! I'm a follower now. I love Mama Kat's prompts and have only just gotten on that bandwagon, but need to do it every week to help get me writing your imagery in the very beginning lines!

  2. Ooo, that is a good story. Totally left me wanting more.

  3. It caught me, now let's add another 101 words to the story, I want more.


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