Saturday, January 9, 2010

Ten Word Stories



To celebrate their 110th anniversary, the University Bookstore invited local authors to contribute 110 word stories to a special publication, 110/110. I had a lot of fun writing mine (I'll share after the big launch) but it got me to thinking about the number ten (this is 2010, after all) and wondering if I could write a story in 10 words -- titles not included. Here's my stab at it (sadly, based on real life). I'd love it if you'd share yours!

A GOOD BOOK

One more chapter. Maybe two. Okay, three.
Burned dinner.
Again.

7 comments:

  1. I had (as my kids would say) a book to self connection. :)

    So cool about UBS!

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  2. WINTER

    Snow!
    Shovel driveway. Scrape windshield.
    Slip. Slide. Skid. Stop?
    Ski!

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  3. I love this, Kirby! It's like Haiku in prose.
    How about:

    RESEARCH
    Another fact - another clue!
    Follow twisting trivia
    to find truth.

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  4. SUCCESS
    Tired student
    Cup of tea
    Rejuvenation
    Second wind
    Assignment finished!

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  5. Oh, I love these! I'm thinking I should make this a monthly feature. Keep us all writing.

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  6. These are so fun. Thanks Kirby!

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  7. Ah, Kjersten -- you get off the hook this time because of your big move but my next Ten in 2010, I expect a story! ;-)

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