Writing 101, Day Five :Be Brief

(Writing 101, Day Five :Be Brief

You discover a letter on a path that affects you deeply. Today, write about this encounter. And your twist? Be as succinct as possible.)

Baby Picture

She found an envelope partially buried under a patch of snow. Sender and receiver’s information were unreadable.

Inside, there was a baby picture with words “Your eyes, mouth, nose… you want to walk away from her?” written on it.

Rushing back to the house, she carefully studied her husband’s eyes, mouth, nose…

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About Helen C

A retired computer programmer who loves writing and photographing, and has managed to publish a YA novel "Jin-Ling’s Two Left".
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2 Responses to Writing 101, Day Five :Be Brief

  1. Elizabeth says:

    Now I’m curious, looks like him?

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  2. Helen C says:

    Hello… One reason I like fiction: there are so many possibilities ;-). She may think the baby look like him, but it’s not his baby, or she doesn’t think the baby look like him and it turns out it is… For this story, the reader has to decide 😉
    I found it’s very difficult to tell a story in 50 words, don’t you? I kept deleting words. But it is fun exercise. Take care.

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