Challenge – Write a story in less than 100 words

Thank you, Felicity Cousins for your response to the challenge of ‘Write a story in less than one hundred words’ with Guilt Trip. 

Guilt Trip

‘I’m taking you on a ballooning holiday,’ said Geoff standing in the doorway.

Barbara rolled her eyes behind the newspaper. She had hoped he would just book the golf trip with his friends and leave her in peace, but he obviously felt guilty about his recent fling.

‘Lovely,” she said, “where is it?’

‘We start in Cairo and fly over the Nile to see the Pyramids.’

Barbara put down her newspaper. Quite impressive. ‘Amazing.’

‘I hope I haven’t gone over the top,’ Geoff said nervously.

‘No. No.’ She smiled. But you will do, she thought.

97 words


Another one with a lovely twist. You can find out more about Felicity and her writing by going to her website here.


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