I found a great blog called ‘Nailpolish Stories’ where you can submit your 25 word stories. The title for each story must be a nail polish name (I didn’t realise just how many weird and wonderful names they have!). There are some fantastic stories submitted. I recently sent in four, but they were not accepted, so I’m putting them on here instead. Let’s call it ‘work in progress’.
It’s Not Me, It’s You
“It’s me again, isn’t it?’ Her eyes begged for agreement. “You think it’s my fault, don’t you?” He sighed, picked up his bags and left.
Show Me The Ring
If she accepted the ring there could be no going back. She knew it had been his mothers. Was she ready to take her place?
“That one’s the third wife. Bagged her in Borneo in ’85. Beautiful creature, don’t you think? Had her stuffed in ’87 before the looks went.”
I’m Not Really A Waitress
Being undercover in this dump was a nightmare. The place was full of crooks, who was I supposed to watch? Then my husband walked in.