On to the quick and dirty Trifextra. This weekend we are assuming that many of you are slogging your way through leftovers and family bickering (or is that just us?) and thus we’re going way easy on you. This weekend we are asking for a 33-word free write. Give us whatever you’ve got.
The old man reclines on his sofa. His wife on the floor of the guestroom, killed by the same hand, with the same weapon, that is about to strike him, as he sleeps.
In The Scorpio Races, author Maggie Stiefvater writes, “It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die.” Give us the next thirty-three words of this story, as you imagine it. Take it wherever you like, but make it original and make it 33 words exactly.
“It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die.”
“Our government has dictated this incomprehensible policy. The overpopulation problem is their number one concern for the future of our country. We were allowed two children. Our third child, David, was a mistake.”