Challenge – Write a story in less than 100 words

Our challenger today is author Janet Hardacre. Her response to the challenge ‘Write a story in less than one hundred words’ comes in the form of  Who am I. You can read Janet’s story below.

Who am I_

As Simon Granger entered the lobby of the Hotel Excelsior, he was not alone in wondering what this night would bring.

‘Good evening, Mr Granger’ greeted Miss Brandon the receptionist.

‘Good evening, Lou’ replied Simon knowing how annoyed she would be at this familiarity.

Louisa Brandon did not approve of his weekend performances in Lounge 69 of the Hotel Excelsior.

Simon Granger entered, but beautifully transformed three hours later, ’Simona Starlet, Greatest Drag Act in The South’ emerged. Breathing in as far as her corsets would allow, Simon preened into the mirror and whispered ‘Showtime.’

95 words


Well I don’t know about you, but that one came as a bit of a surprise to me. What did you think?

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