Challenge – Write a story in less than 100 words

Today’s challenger to write a story in less than one hundred words is author Jacqueline Jeynes. Jacqueline’s response comes in the form of This is Art? 

This is Art_

They stared, head tilted, chin on hand in traditional quizzical stance.

‘Hmm….so this is Art, then?’ Helen leaned against the polishing machine.

Paul shrugged. ‘Who would buy it? It’s just old sweetie wrappers scattered about!’ He laughed.

‘Look at the price – Wow!’ exclaimed Helen, turning to finish the floor.

‘Watch that cable or it will be ruined.’ Paul grinned.

News Headlines at 6.00 – London art gallery is offering £25,000 for artist who secretly exhibited an exciting artwork, three black bin liners ‘Detritus of the Human Condition.’

Helen spluttered, staring at the screen. ‘Wow…,’ she whispered, ‘£25,000!’

96 words


Ha. Very amusing. If you’d like to know more about Jacqueline and her writing you can visit her website here.

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