Hot Potato by Alison

The following is a featured 100-word story from the December Writing Challenge.


I looked across the table and felt a contentment I hadn’t felt in some time.  I was finally in a home of my own with my friends around me.  There was laughter and conversation, the wine was flowing ­­— a little too much over my new tablecloth, but I was trying to ignore that.  My eyes fell on the bowl of roast potatoes; two left…. I had already eaten 5. Would anyone notice if…. I quickly shovelled them into my mouth just as Jeff turned to speak to me. I gave him my best smile, showering potato over both of us.




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… is a contributing guest author for Germ, which means the following criteria (and then some) have been met: possessor of a fresh, original voice; creator of fresh, original content; genius storyteller; superlative speller; fantastic dancer; expert joke teller; handy with a toolbox; brilliant at parties; loves us as much as we love them.



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