It’s Five Sentence Fiction time! Feel free to take Lillie McFerrin’s challenge. Write a five sentence story based on the prompt word. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just use it for direction. This week’s word is CANDY
Edward’s entire body shuddered visibly as he cackled with excitement and briskly rubbed his hands together. He was like a weight-loss boot camp attendee who had gone AWOL and made it as far as the nearest Godiva chocolate shop. Cool, black, damp dirt, the color of ground bittersweet, packed in under his nails as he dug desperately with his bare hands to unearth the treasures he knew were hidden beneath the rock marking the sweet spot. There was more there than expected and his precious bounty was stuffed deeply and greedily into his pockets before he replaced the rock, glancing over a shoulder to make sure no one else had observed him.
A sharp, startled shout burst from her mouth—four stout, shiny centipedes the color of licorice, crawled across Amanda’s hand as she checked her son’s pockets at the washing machine.
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If five sentences is too limiting check back here on Thursday for a different kind of writing prompt…