I entered a short story competition that required me to write a 100 word short story in 24 hours. The story needed to meet three things, a theme (Comedy), a situation (Climbing a Mountain) and a word that needed to be used (Radar). It took me a while to find the right idea, and get it to work in a way I was happy with, but that’s not saying I didn’t enjoy the process, and the stories that didn’t make the cut. So, for the sake of creativity, here is the rejected 100 word stories I wrote..
It’s A Game Show Kinda Vibe
“Posing for the camera, for thirteen hours a day can become a little daunting.”
“B-B-But you enjoy it?” He asks her with a wide-eyed smile firmly planted on his face.
“It pays the bills,” She says, as she checks her positioning radar, and signals him to stop. “Okay, we’re at the spot John instructed us to climb to, to find the next clue. Do you see anything here?”
He laughs, “You know, John never sent us on this task.”
“W-W-WWhat?” She says, panic in her voice.
“I don’t know if I told you how big a fan I actually am.”