Fi50 December Challenge: Into the Great Beyond…



Well, it’s the last one for the year – Fiction in 50, the perfect antidote for those still hung over from NaNoWriMo.  To participate, all you have to do is create a piece of fiction or poetry or a very short play with a maximum of 50 words.  Then post it and pop a link in the comments, so others can survey your genius.  For a longer explanation of the rules and to see the new prompts for the first half of 2015 just click on the challenge image at the top of the page.

So this month the prompt is …

into the great beyondAnd my contribution is titled…

On Hold

Even as a confirmed atheist, my posthumous experience so far had been fairly unexpected.  I picked up the courtesy phone.

“Welcome to Purgatory.  To petition your chosen deity, please press one.  For all other enquiries, please press two.”

Hanging up the receiver, I sat.

I needed time to think.

So that wraps up my efforts for this year.  I look forward to reading everyone else’s take on this prompt.  I often share your contributions on twitter, using the hashtag #Fi50 so feel free to do the same if you frequent that particular social media platform.  For those keen beans who want to get straight into it, January’s prompt will be…

dawning realisation button jan2015

Enjoy the last few days of 2014 and I’ll see all you mini-narrativeers again in the New Year!

Until next time,