Not a house or car

“It ticks all the boxes, Sarah,” Joe said, handing back the leaflet to his wife.

“But it’s so expensive.”

“We’ll get another loan.”

“We’ve not paid off the first one.”

Joe shrugged. “If push comes to shove, I’ll ask Dad.”

“What if he doesn’t agree?”

“Then I’ll just present him enough evidence so he has to say ‘yes’.”

Sarah nodded, then studied the information again. “This is different, not a house or car.”

“Show him the leaflet,” Joe replied, tapping it. “Once he sees those three letters… who doesn’t want to be a grandfather?”

***

Photography courtesy of morguefile.com.

** NEW!! You can now subscribe to the mixed blog on your Kindle / Kindle app!

See http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B008E88JN0

or http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B008E88JN0 for outside the UK **

You can sign up to receive these blog posts daily or weekly so you don’t miss anything. You can contact me and find me on the internetview my Books (including my debut novel!) and I also have a blog creation / maintenance service especially for, but not limited to, writers. If you like this blog, you can help me keep it running by donating and choose an optional free eBook.

For writers / readers willing to give feedback and / or writers wanting feedback, take a look at this blog’s Feedback page.

As I post an interview a day (amongst other things) I can’t unfortunately review books but I have a list of those who do, and a feature called ‘Short Story Saturdays’ where I review stories of up to 2,500 words (and post stories of up to 3,000 words). Alternatively if you have a short story or self-contained novel extract / short chapter (ideally up to 1000 words) that you’d like critiqued and don’t mind me posting it online in my new Red Pen Critique Sunday night posts, then do email me. I am now also looking for flash fiction (<1000 words) for Flash Fiction Fridays and poetry for Post-weekend Poetry.

Advertisements