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..
“A motivation proclamation is no excuse for the damnation you have brought upon our people. What you need to do is face up to your peers and show them that you’ve learned from your childish mistakes. Take my hand, let us climb this mountain together and let my knowledge be your radar.”
“Aren’t you being a little melodramatic about the whole thing?”
“Sure, I used a lot of metaphors to describe our current plight, but there’s no need for you to be an arsehole about it. All I want to do is help you get back to where you belong.”