It's still Winter, so I thought I'd throw a little warmth about with a one hundred word (exactly) story about the beach.
I submitted this to the Australian Reader's Digest a couple of years ago.
Throw Up Thursday. 22 December 2014.
Like a Party Horn
by Daniel Murphy
After a classic day on the beach – swimming under the jetty, chasing the seagulls, building magnificent sandcastles – Dad takes us up the esplanade for ice-cream. My sister has been pestering me all day. She dunked me in the salty water, threw gritty sand in my eyes and even trampled my four-bucket, six-towered sandcastle.
I choose chocolate. One scoop. She chooses strawberry. Two scoops.
I bite off the bottom of the waffle cone ready to slurp through the last of the ice-cream but change my mind. I turn to face my sister and blow into it like it’s a party horn.
You know when the corner of your novel's pages get bent or torn - Blog Ears.