At the point where I do manage to sneak away from my sleeping friend and sit down to write, I find myself with yet another dilemma: I have not one, but three topics buzzing around in which to write about. (When it rains, it does pour.) To further mash it all up, due to the lure of distractions, I eventually sway away from writing and make a move on an online chess game; read another blog and comment; and go through my emails - opening one or two.
Last week, while overcome by the above mentioned distractions, I zoned in on an email from Mary Jaksch, the Chief Editor of Write to Done - a very successful blog. Mary proposed a challenge: Write a mini-story of up to 350 words concerning the photo below and paste it to her blog.
Writing Prompt: What story does this picture tell?
Somewhere on Mary Jaksch's blog is my take on the couple in the photo. Of course, being a writer, I went back and edited - a few times. I finally called it quits - I think. Not sure if I measured up. But here it is: