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Sunday, April 23

Writing Prompt: The Chain Story: Pool Time

By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy

This week’s prompt is a chain story! I’ll give you the first line, and someone else comments and builds off that line. Next commenter will build off that line, and so on.

In the event of two commenters posting at the same time and sending the story in different directions, just pick the line you like best, or try to incorporate both if you can.

They found him in the pool.


Let the fun begin.

10 comments:

  1. He looked rather like a child's crude drawing of a merman, though perhaps more symmetrical.

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    1. That is, rounded from cheek to tummy with fatty little toes and one had to wonder how he failed to float.

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  2. The members of the country club, left their dinners to watch their old friend, Herbie, being lifted from the pool by the bartender, Frank.

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    1. (wait - I did that wrong - duh)

      Except one, Stephan Barstow, who finished the last of his morning smoothie and left the dining room, after a last look at the gawking crowd.

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  4. Frank dragged him out and lay him on his back, and covered his face and groin with a napking.

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  5. "What's the point of that?" one man asked.

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  6. "Simply respect, whether he deserved it or not." Frank replied

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  7. A gunshot was heard. A moment later the man fell,lifeless

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  8. He didn't get no respect. Not if the gunwoman had any say.

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