This photo prompt landed in front of me, and the story began itching its way through my brain immediately.
What do you give to the new year? An offering that will please the gods and hopefully bring blessings in the new year. If you're a storyteller, you tell a story. Read my first story of 2022.
I wondered just how I was going to wrangle in this story and tame it into something coherent. I mean how am I supposed to stick all those words onto one deserted island? I hadn't a clue, but I gave it a try anyway.
I took this picture while out on a walk. It was just screaming "write a story," so I did.
From the distance comes the sound of lawnmowers mowing. He rolls over and pulls the pillow over his head to muffle the sound. He knows he should get up. He has his own lawn to mow and a list of other things to get done. He went back to sleep. This was that 50wordstory I … Continue reading Back to Sleep