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Nine Hundred and Ninety-nine words

As the showground closes for the night, a man ventures into the fortune tellers tent...

Photo by Andy Grizzell on Unsplash

A writer in search of inspiration...

...enters the tent of a fortune teller. Will his work ever be recognised? Will he produce a masterpiece? Will this mysterious woman really see his future? And will he want to hear what she has to say? A story in exactly 999 words.

The air in the damp tent seemed colder now. “There were three…people…naked…dancing. They turned.” She was pressing his hands hard now onto the box and he could feel the curls and twists of the deep carving rippling under his touch...

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Written and performed by Philip R Holden buymeacoffee

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