My beautiful friend Felicity gives us fun and quirky flash challenges. Go check her blog out and see the challenge and join us. Today’s was pecan. Yes, it’s a little different, but it was fun. However, you need to realize how much I agonized over this! I checked the word count and looked at the character count instead and slowly dwindled this beautiful story to nearly nothing. I’m so glad I started freaking out and my hubby looked at it for me. He looked at me and smiled, “Honey, you do realize you only have like 200 words now.” Ugh! So this is my original at 532 words. Love you guys!
She sat in the window seat, watching him skim the water of the pool. It was his first pool cleaning gig, he’d said as much during the interview. Her husband had been against the young man. His reasoning; he was young, inexperienced, not Mexican (yes, he is racist!), and most importantly, he didn’t like the way he looked at her.