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November 7, 2011
Posted at 8:29 pm

Newest story

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Hope you enjoy(ed) the story! I know I had a good time writing it. As always, let me know what you think! The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (grammar) are all welcome.

This one started out as that one line that opens the story and ended up being the name of the story. At the same part of my day, several times a week this one line popped into my head. No idea why, it just did. I had no idea it was the beginning of a story, but it was. A few weeks ago, more parts of this conversation would pop into my head. I finally had to write it down to make it stop.

I originally thought this would be a flash story. Short and sweet. So, I had an hour to write, sat down to do it, figured it would be done in 20 or 30 minutes, spend the next few quickly editing it and be done.

Yeah, we all know where this is headed. 2 hours later, I finished it. I did a word cont on it. 2000+ words. Guess it didn't want to be a flash story. Quick edit of it, and I was done with it.

I didn't have that line go through my head for an entire day!

Then a sequel popped into my head, and I think it will be the next little story I write. I don't think this one will be a flash story either and will probably be about the same length as the first.

The only struggle I had with this story was making sure the reader would know who was speaking when. The only part I had a problem knowing which was which was the end. The last 5 or 6 lines, really. And at that point, it really doesn't matter who saying those things to get the point across.

If you have problems with the story, let me know! Hopefully the next one can be better if you let me know where and/or how I went wrong.