Happy New Year! As always on the first of the month, there’s a new Hot Flash up. And here’s a wee story to start 2012 out right.
by Marian Allen
They weren’t sure of the address–Adele’s dreadful handwriting! They parked and walked, hoping to find it, somehow.
In the next block, a brownstone’s ground-floor windows glowed warmly. They hesitated on its walk, unsure, though they heard music, saw the dancers.
The door opened, and a pretty woman of middle age leaned out and waved to them.
“Yoo-hoo! Hello! Come in!”
“Just like Adele, to have somebody else do her greeting for her.”
* * *
As she took their coats, the woman reflected that, whoever this Adele was, she might have bad handwriting, but she also had lots of interesting friends.
WRITING PROMPT: Does your main character like crowded parties or not?