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“Book Proposal” 100 Word Story

“Book Proposal” 100 Word Story


The editor closed the book.

“Hmm, A Complete Idiot’s Guide to Life? It doesn’t really fit in with our other Complete Idiot Guides.”

“Is it too long?”

“Well no.”

“Too short?”

“No, not that.”

“I don’t understand.”

“We try to provide this line as Non-Fiction, not Fiction. It’s readable but just not the type of thing we normally promote. Maybe if you change some things.”

“Ah! Then you’ll like my shorter version.”

“Um, this is just the title and the words: “Live like a dolphin.”

“Yes, it’s a best seller back home.”

He sighs, “Kid, where are you from?”



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