This story, about 800 words, came about from a dream I had. As I wrote the story it occurred to me that it was the perfect way to solve a problem in the plot of the novel I’m writing.
This very short tale, about 800 words, is a rewrite of a story I wrote eons ago.
Inspiration is an odd thing: I was reading the reviews online for a pair of shoes and found a review written by a mom about buying the shoes for her son. She was praising the shoes for being waterproof sneakers. I wondered what her son thought.
A red car. A teenager. An old man.
Not a formula for a pleasant Sunday drive in the country…