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 genre (Sci-Fi), an event (Seeing a rainbow) and to use a certain word (Micro). It took me a while to find the right idea and to get it to work in a way I was happy with. But like the last time I entered something similar, I enjoyed the desire to find the story that sparked the right way for me. So, for the sake of creativity, here is 1 of the 24 rejected stories in a 100 word format..
This Is Not A Candy Bar
She licks along the blades razor edge and winks at the three of them with sultry intent.
“You three think you’re real clever, don’t you?” She says as she gets to her feet and stretches seductively, making sure to twist and turn at all the right times.
“N-N-No,” Sammy stutters.
She grins and lets out a snort of hot air like a bull. “You think I’m stupid micro?” she hisses as she is on him in seconds, the blade digging into his flesh.
“Then don’t treat me like one and answer the question. Why are you chasing my rainbow?”