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..
They stare into each other’s eyes while their hands twist and turn tightly around each other, as if they were intricate pathways knitted on a blank canvas.
“What’s going on brother? I gave you the signal, but you keep refusing to drop. The boss said I’m taking home the gold tonight, so do what your paid to do and sell my finishing move!” Rogan hisses into The Warhammer’s ear as they lean into each other.
“I can’t do it Rogan, I can’t let you take my rainbow. The old man has lost his way, he doesn’t understand today’s wrestling fans.”