Bad Penny

There was nothing left of the money except

What is WonHundred Word Wednesdays? It’s when a group of amazing authors and I write 100 word stories all based on the same short prompt and post them. All the variations are fun to read. Here is my entry for the week.


There was nothing left of the money except one penny. It certainly wasn’t lucky. It’s tarnished evil. I’d thought it was lucky when it whispered of untold wealth. I thought I’d be rich. I’d followed it to . . . I won’t tell you where. That would spread my misfortune.

Its wealth was an illusion. Now the cops and worse, the IRS want me. I’d get rid of it if I could. But when I spend it, the cashier’s eyes glaze over and they hand it back. Dropping it is pointless. It just reappears in my pocket. It mocks me.


Now see the rest!

Alison Woods (Peering Into. . .):
Amryn Scott:
Angela Schroeder:
Canda Mortensen:
Ginny Romney:
Jaclyn Weist:
Jenifer Lee:
Jessica Winn, The Distracted Writer:
K.R. Wilburn:
Kaye P. Clark:
Kat!e Larson:
Kelly Martin, Author:
Laura D. Bastian:
Leah Sanders, inklings:
Lindzee Armstrong/Lydia Winters:
Miranda D. Nelson:
R.K. Grow:
Stephanie Worlton’s Kreating Krazy blog:
Wendy Knight, Author:

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One Comment:

  1. That darn penny. Doesn’t sound like fun at all. Wonder if he’ll ever be able to get away from it.

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