Here are the details:-
Write a short story or poem in exactly 55 words.
The offer is open to the public.
One entry Per blog link please!
Participants are encouraged to fine tune their entries and meet the word counting requirement before submitting, by the end of the project.
About 2 or 3 Bluebell officials will format the entries into a book form, and about 100-300 entries are expected.
Bluebell Books will publish this collection as a self-publishing, non-profit project
The completed book selling link will be provided to you by the end of March, 2012…
For more information, click HERE.
Please note – this is my first attempt at writing a 55-word flash fiction piece.
* * * * * * * * * * * * SCATTERED DREAMS
The envelope was empty. A pencil nestled underneath, whittled down to a mere stump, the lead shavings spread across the chipped, battered surface of the desk like scattered fragments of an elusive dream that once burned fierce and bright, now reduced to nothingness.
They discovered the scratched report card… clutched in his cold, lifeless hands.