What Garlic is to Salad, Insanity is to Art.

The very talented Neil Murton’s Magpie Tales come out in paperback next week; to celebrate (and because I am on holiday, so didn’t want to think too hard), today’s post is about his latest 100-word story, ‘Salad Days’. Which was inspired by this advertisement:

Beer advert alleging no story ever started with 'I was eating salad'
I would have taken it as a challenge too.
(©Neil Murton)

His story opens with:

I was eating salad, nervously….

Which, for less than half of the first line is very powerful.

Powerful enough to inspire me to put a surreal spin on the prompt:

I was eating Sal
Ad revenue came from this
Man is but a dream.

Be seeing you.

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