50-Word Stories #136

He ran away on their wedding day. She cried and cursed him, thinking he had forsaken her for another woman. His boss, her father, fired him. His parents disinherited him. A week later, in a forest dark, a young man hanged himself. Soon they received the letters. He had cancer. Related articles 50-Word Stories #132 … Continue reading 50-Word Stories #136

50-Word Stories #134

Millie sketched an assassin and equipped him with a dagger and a hat. After coloring him, she forsook her studio and visited her kitchen, where she ate a Mars bar. Later, she returned to her studio only to find her canvas blank. She was startled. Behind her, the curtain rustled. Related articles 50-Word Stories #132 … Continue reading 50-Word Stories #134

50-Word Tales #130

Her dream was to become an actress, so she quit school and moved to Hollywood. For years she could not get a role. Then she met the right man. A director. 'I'll make you a star,' he said, 'If you sleep with me.' 'No.' She became a potato chip inspector.  * (PS: The job of … Continue reading 50-Word Tales #130