Ninety Nine – August 18th #WordPressWednesday

Today, fellow blogger Stevie Turner offers an interesting challenge, to write a story in ninety-nine words, starting with a given sentence. I don’t have time to participate in this, but I’m passing it on in case anyone else does. Happy writing!

Stevie Turner

Each Wednesday I’ll post a sentence to start the ‘Ninety Nine’ story off, and then anyone can join in and finish it so that the story has a total of 99 words. Some Ninety Nines will be more difficult to finish than others. Please keep it reasonably clean. Thanks.

Last week there were only two entries, and one of them was mine! This one and the next will be scheduled, but if there are no takers for both of them then I’ll stop doing any more as there’s obviously no interest.

Here’s the first sentence…

Moonlight shone down upon a silver trail of slime across the kitchen floor.

And here’s my effort:

Moonlight shone down upon a silver trail of slime across the kitchen floor. Annie, half asleep, made the unfortunate decision not to turn on the fluorescent light. Picking her way in the dark towards the kettle…

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