Category: 100 Words

Stories and essays containing 100 words

Sleeper – 100 words

George saw the woman crying. Not his problem. He didn’t make her cry. Then the ghost of his mother’s guilt…

Ted Moving – 100 words

One day when Ted was a teenager he tried speaking entirely in song lyrics. It was a total failure. First,…

motel door

Motel – 100 words

Carla opened the motel room curtain. Her car was there. It looked like it was still in one piece. Just…

Waiting – 100 words

Dreaming of thunder. Wanting for power. Sitting in the corner booth of the corner bar sipping a beer. Waiting for…

smiley

100 Words – Smiley Watson

Smiley Watson Smiley Watson picks up the ringing phone. “Al, I can’t talk now.” Smiley says, glancing at the three…

Fruit and Memory – 100 words

Fruit and Memory The field is full of fruit. It’s picking time. Fred wires the big speakers in the trees…

Quiet – 100 words

Sunset over the fishing boats. Where have all the sea lions gone? It’s so quiet you can hear the sheets…

100 Words – Roman Numerals

Norman started normal. Gwen did not. Roman numerals were the undoing of them both. Norman by way of a mistake…

Writing is a game – 100 words

Writing is a game played on the keyboard. The rules are pretty flexible and will often change from one round…

bone jewelry and enemas – 100 words

The only thing creepier than dreams about ninjas attacking me in motel rooms is the ads that are showing up…