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I Bring You Bill

 

balance sheet ok

*I just haven’t been able to blog as often as I’d like to lately, and today’s Plinky Prompt looked like a lot of fun. Write a 100 word story WITHOUT using the letter ‘e.’ Why don’t you give it a try?

Publish a story without that worn-out, paltry digit? Okay. Though, you must know it will subsist of concoction only. Any analogy drawn or similarity to your own conditions is wholly fortuitous.

I bring you Bill, who, for motivations unknown to most, was apt at adding (computation living within at full-mast as air constrains a living soul). So apt was Bill at adding that many a good company was wont to hunt his approval on all things involving a tally, rallying round to watch summations grow. Until that fatal day, not a soul did fathom that Bill would compound and burn.

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7 responses

  1. What a riot, Heather – and a riot in more than one way! Doing this sort of thing makes everyone an artful dodger! Thanks for the idea – I might give it a try, but I have another challenge about grass to write yet!

    October 16, 2010 at 1:05 pm

  2. Thanks. 🙂 It’s good to flex our thinking muscles first thing in the morning. You’ve piqued my interest with your grass challenge. Hope you post it.

    October 16, 2010 at 1:29 pm

  3. Ha! Goodness Heather, how hard. You did an excellent job. Very cute and funny. 🙂

    October 17, 2010 at 1:06 am

    • Thanks so much for dropping in, Angelia, and taking the time to keep up when you’re battling so much right now. What a blessing you are.

      October 17, 2010 at 8:02 am

  4. That’s a tough one! Way to go. What a great exercise.

    October 19, 2010 at 10:16 pm

    • Thanks–these things really help to stretch the imagination.

      October 20, 2010 at 8:12 am

  5. Pingback: Writing Exercise: Without any “E” « My Literary Quest

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