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Monday, 23 June 2014

First of the Month Fiction - July

Going super early as taking the school holidays off to enjoy life, watch the soccer undistracted and oh, that's right, focus on the kids...

Write a story in the comments - 100 words exactly or one that is 30 or less - and then link your blog so we can see your work in its unrestricted glory.

He knew this was it. His last chance to prove himself, or it was all over. He'd been in this job a long time, and while he didn't want to retire, he knew his time had come. If he didn't make the decision, it would be a forced humiliation. There was no alternative.

He walked out under the bright lights, a deafening roar filled his ears. He smiled to the crowd, trying to imprint this vision to his memory. His moment had come. He pulled on his gloves and moved into the goal square. The whistle blew and it began.

Enjoy the break, and see you on the flipside...

Linking up with Essentially Jess for IBOT

13 comments:

  1. Could you please write more!! Enjoy your break.

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  2. Sophie was really enjoying her new job in the channel 15 newsroom. She felt challenged and fulfilled.
    That was until Brian took his shirt off....


    Enjoy your break! xx

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  4. Have a fabulous school holiday break!! You do have a great imagination - Em - also visiting as part of #teamIBOT

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  5. The second one made me think of Friday Night Lights! Have a great break and see you on the flip side too :)

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  6. Hi Lydia, just linked up my piece called 'The Appointment'.

    As Miranda stepped outside, a blast of air tussled her carefully blow-dried hair. Buttoning her jacket, she wound the scarf twice around her slender neck.

    Winter had arrived. Breathing in deeply, she lifted her chin and strode the well-worn path to the train station. Her calm gait was at odds with the thoughts in her head, which ricocheted like the remnant gold leaves flung high by the helter-skelter wind.

    The appointment. A fifty minute slot (they were precise) could make such a difference to her, to everyone. Its power loomed and Miranda dipped her head and repeated her newest mantra.

    Cheers, Lee-Anne :)

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    1. Great story (and really positive too, which I like)

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  7. I can guess what you've been watching ;)

    Have an awesome break!

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  8. I hope you're having a fabulous break, Lydia!

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  9. Soccer mad you are. Imagine what a feeling that would be.

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    1. It must be heartbreaking, but also the ideal way to finish your career...

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