Tuesday, November 29, 2011

My 55 Word Novel

A friend recently offered a challenge to write a novel in 55 words or less. Turns out my entry won and I'll be receiving a copy of one of her books. The story is actually a shortened version of one I did during a free write session years ago. I'm psyched to have won something for my writing. Here it is.


She sat at the kitchen table waiting for him to arrive. His favorite dinner—pot roast, mashed potatoes with gravy and green beans—sat on the stove, the table set for one. The click of the door startled her out of her reverie. The look on his face as she aimed the gun was priceless.