This week's writing challenge from
Five Sentence Fiction
( Lillie McFerrin Writes ) is based upon the prompt:
What it’s all about: Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist. Each week Lillie posts one word for inspiration, then anyone wishing to participate will write a five sentence story based on the prompt word.
This is why I never took dancing lessons...
"Misunderstanding, my ass," she said as a faint whiff of smoke rose from the end of the barrel. "You could dance with her just fine, but with me you wouldn't even try!"
As she opened the door to leave, she met face to face with the woman she despised, the one she saw with her man in that very room just a week before, and was so enraged she yelled, "What the hell do you think you're doing here?"
"Uh—I'm here to give Mr. Wilson his next dancing lesson. I really hope he's available because he wants to surprise his girlfriend soon—and he's already paid."
Yes, my friends, he has already paid...
Sentences: 5 (of course! ...via the liberal use of the em dash.)
Words per sentence: 21.2
Image "Rose And Pistol by Pong" courtesy of Pong / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
The horror anthology,
by Burial Day Books,
includes my poem,
The Ballad of Drunken Jack.
Available on Amazon in paperback.
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