Well, it has been a while, hasn’t it?

So, I have been busy with life.  but IIIIIMMMMMM BAAACK!

There is a 200 word challenge posted by a friend of mine, DJ Davis. It is from Chuck Wendig. You write 200 words in a week. Then you take some else’s 200 words and build on their story. Likewise, someone will take your. And so on for 5 weeks. This should be interesting. Who knows?  So here it is: my 200 words.

                God, how she hated dance music. Tony blared that crap every day at work, and after four years, she couldn’t take it anymore. Most had their I-phones or mp3’s and earbuds to stuff in their heads. The rest of them had to suffer. Her fist smashed the bread dough with a vengeance. One fist beat the soft, yeasty mass over and over.

“Screw this.” Abagail reached and ‘touched’ the electric plug that asshole’s antique radio was plugged into. Sparks crackled from the outlet, the acrid smell of burnt plastic ripped across the room.

“Judas Priest!” The sift super rushed over and yanked the cord from the wall. “Tony, this piece of crap is gone. You understand me? Three times in one week? Burn it, burn your own house down, but keep it out of my bakery.” Allen rammed the offending device into Tony’s chest before stalking off.

Gloria could not help the smile that crossed her lips. Then common sense took over. Shit. Why did magic have to be so unpredictable? Two years, and she still could not predict the outcomes, not like her teacher. Who would no doubt taste the magic in the air around her.

Life sucked chunks.

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About jdfitch2013

Author of Yong Adult, High and Urban Fantasy, and Science Fiction. Many of my works, though not all, feature LGBT protagonists. Why? Because LGBT people, especially the young, need heroes as well and not just as side-kicks or tertiary characters.
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2 Responses to Well, it has been a while, hasn’t it?

  1. Pingback: Flash Fiction Challenge Week Four | Imagine That

  2. Hi, JD – I just posted Parts 1-4 of this at http://joannahorrocks.wordpress.com/2013/12/13/flash-fiction-challenge-week-four/. Thank you very much for getting it started!

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