Shorter and Shorter Stories

Our challenge was to write a story in 50 words – about a time when we had burst out laughing.  The next challenge was to cut the number of words in half!

48 words:

In December, I flew home from Edinburgh. I watched the movie, Me Before You.  I had headphones on and just suddenly burst out laughing.  Ian said, ‘shhh…’ nudging me, indicating the other passengers. But I still couldn’t help it.  I laughed until tears flowed. Until the story changed…

24 words:

December, flying home from Edinburgh, watching Me Before You.  I laughed, loudly.  Ian said, ‘shhh…’  I laughed until tears flowed. Until the story changed…

 

 

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