Inspire - A 100 Word Story
December 24, 2010 flash fictionYou know the drill - read & listen & vote at the weekly challenge website, enter this week's challenge, listen to my story below or download via this direct link!
My voice is a croak. "Now?"
She looks over the comforter. "Yes."
I have fifteen hundred words when she leaves. She rotates among us. "Write," she commands. "Write."
We write until our fingers bleed. We have to.
I was the first to discover she didn't like alcohol. As I drank and smoked hand-rolled cigarettes, she snorted at me.
"You and Hemingway," she said. I ginned, free of the muse.