Thousand word stories
People these days really don’t have time to read anything very long. A novel or two on holiday, and that’s about it. But what about bus journeys? Between tube stops?
These short stories each weigh in at exactly 1000 words. Short enough for anyone to read, no matter how busy their schedule. Yes, even you.
Why are Princess Di, Michael Jackson and John Lennon all drinking in Humphrey Bogart’s bar?
OK, so my memory isn’t what it was. Especially after the accident. But I don’t remember ever having a wife.
You can get just about anything on demand these days. But sometimes those things can themselves be demanding.
Imagine what it would be like if a visitor came from the future. Think of the exciting things he could tell us!
Suppose you could go anywhere in history. Where would you choose? And what would you do there?
It must be extraordinary to be able to fly like a bird, soaring through the sky on your wings. But there could be a downside.
Immaculate palm trees lined the coast road, some bearing coconuts, some heaving under their burden of bananas and mangoes.
The problem, thought Ms Trippelhorn, was one of recruitment. You just couldn’t get the staff.
A short series of 1000 word stories with a common theme.
All is peaceful in the garden. Until the arrival of a stranger, bent on shaking things up.