I was reading Snotting Black’s blogpost, who led me to The Write Practice. On that site, there was a writing exercise for us to practice our writing. The challenge was to write a funny story about spoons in 200 words and in 15 minutes. Although it’s a bit longer than 200 words, and took me longer than 15 minutes to write, I think my story is still super silly and funny. Here’s my practice:
“Save the Spoons”
At the crack of dawn, I make my coffee. I go to the drawer where we keep our scarce supply of silverware, and grab for a spoon. WHERE ARE THE SPOONS?! I nearly have a heart attack before I realize that all of the spoons must be sitting in the dishwasher; used and left to rot in their own filth until I decide to decontaminate them out of their wretchedness.
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