The 50 Word Short Story Exercise

– Exactly what it sounds like! We were challenged to write a story with exactly fifty words, not including the title. Apologies for the content, the final line was based on an actual quote I felt had to be used in my writing somewhere!

Short Sighted

Adam kicked it hard in his frustration. Now it was dead, he felt bad. He picked it up and placed in its usual sunshine spot on top of the wheelie bin.

A man walked past with his daughter.

“Look Daddy” she said, “Someone’s thrown away a perfectly good cat.”

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