General Fiction posted July 13, 2021

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by Bill Schott

100 Word Dash Contest Winner 

A bent and wizened man opened the front gate and stepped into the unkempt yard. He noted the untrimmed bushes and peeling paint as he approached the front porch.

A woman sat in her rocking chair as the man struggled to climb the creaky steps.

"Mornin', Ma'am. Name's Amos Nandy. I sell trinkets 'n notions."

"You'll sell none of your wares here. Why, you've no trunk to peddle from anyway." 

"I have sold it recently, along with all its contents. No more roamin' for me. My simple wish is to join you on your porch, Mrs. Nandy."

"Welcome home, Amos."


Writing Prompt
Take flash fiction to the extreme. Can you tell a complete story in just 100 words. If so, this is your opportunity to shine. The story can be about any subject you wish, creative approaches are of course encouraged. All stories must have the following: Main Character, Setting, Conflict, Resolution.

100 Word Dash
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