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:
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.