Writing Prompt — 3

100-250 Words. No TO BE verbs (Am, are, is, was, were, be, been, become, became).

No -ly Adverbs.

A stranger bumps into you, later you check your pocket. The note that was slipped inside sends you on a journey you never expected.

221 Words
The lunch crowd in the cafeteria made it difficult to maneuver. One guy bumped into me and I almost fell. Stupid ass didn’t bother to apologize either. I often wonder why I stay in this dead-end job, the endless entering of numbers and names into a database. Is this what I went to college for?

I grab a sandwich and reach into my pocket for money. Instead of pulling out a five-dollar bill, I find a folded piece of paper. I shove it back in my pocket and bring out the cash needed. Back at my desk, I check the paper and my eyebrows meet my hairline.

Atlantis existed. Meet me at Anna’s & Jen’s Bar at six tonight. I will be in the corner booth drinking a bottle of Budweiser and wearing a black fedora. Come alone. A friend.

What the hell. It’s not like I have nothing better to do tonight. Even if this is some sort of joke from one of my friends, I could use the diversion. Little did I know what awaited me.

About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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