Every day I had a hundred dialogues going on in my head. They quietly spilt from my mouth as I played out scenes in my kitchen over a sink filled with soapy water and dirty dishes.
Neighbors whispered about the walker who talked to herself, gesturing with her hands while making a point to her imaginary friends.
Behind closed doors, I began to hide these words in notebooks rather than letting them loose in the wind. I wrapped up characters in ink and paper, hoarding them in teetering piles in obscure places.
Is it time to throw open the doors?
The 100 Word Challenge, a writing prompt created by Velvet Verbosity, takes a single theme to tell a story in only 100 words ~ no more, no less. This week’s theme, in recognition of National Novel Writing Month, is ‘Writing.’