General Fiction posted September 7, 2018


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100 Word Dash

Old Jimbo

by Sugarray77


Cold stinging snow scraped Old Jimbo's face as he trudged up the mountain. He was looking forward to getting back to his cabin and settling in for the winter. The smoke coming from his chimney surprised him. He hallooed the cabin and firmly opened the door.

"Who's in my cabin?" Jimbo thundered.

"Hi Pa, its me and Sarah." A teenage boy answered from a dark corner.

"Ma died and Old Man Sikes brought us." "Can we stay?" Uncertainty laced the boy's voice.

Jimbo finally said, "Sarah, start the biscuits, Jimmy bring in more wood, I'll put together your pole beds."


100 Word Dash writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Take flash fiction to the extreme. Can you tell a complete story in just 100 words. If so, this is your opportunity to shine. The story can be about any subject you wish, creative approaches are of course encouraged. All stories must have the following: Main Character, Setting, Conflict, Resolution.
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