Super-Short Story Card!

Are you familiar with Artist Trading Cards?  They’re little pieces of art, measuring 3.5” x 2.5”, created for trading.

Anyway, I decided to do what I’m calling a Super-Short Story — straight from the head and onto the card.  No planning, no plotting, no editing.  No big agony.  Just … there it is.  And if you hate it, it can be tossed with only a minimum of time and effort spent.

I made one in Time to Write today and I want to share it here with you.

If you want a quick writing buzz, cut up a cereal box, drop your finger on a dictionary page, and see what you come up with.

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Karen J. McLean

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  • I absolutely love this story. I love the imagery and the emotion in such a small amount of space. The idea for this is also inspiring! Have you checked out the #VSS365 hashtag on Twitter? (VSS= very short story) There’s a new prompt each day!