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Sunday, June 1, 2014

Hint fiction

Linking up with In Jaynes World for Hint of Fiction.  There is also HintFiction on Facebook.  Jayne writes:  

The challenge:  Write a story (beginning, middle and end) that hints at a larger story, but is complete within itself, in 25 words or less.  The most famous piece of hint fiction was written by Hemingway:

            For sale:  Baby Shoes.  Never worn. 

Hint Fiction demands reader involvement.  “Why were the baby shoes never worn?” we’re left to contemplate.   It hints at much more, yet is complete in and of itself.  

My contribution, prompted by these ...


Where did the hippy girl go?

Her shoes neatly placed outside of a coffee shop door.

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