“Hey Kid. Last week we told folks ta ’spect a recordin’ a readin’s from the folks thet responded to the Buxton Fringe challenge. Ya ready?”
“Yep. Shorty and Doc Ranger recently roped some international talent inta writin’ 99-word stories.”
“Yep. Their challenge was accepted by the UK’s 2020 Buxton Festival Fringe.”
“Really? What was the prompt?”
“Really? It was ta write a 99-word story, no more, no less, ’bout something fringe. A course, like a lotta words, they’s dif’rent meanin’s dependin’ on where yer from.”
“Yep. Tell ya what, let’s have a lissen ta the writers thet wrote an’ read. Some gathered to read, some were read by the ranch hands.
Fringe Around the World is now at the Saddle Up Saloon! Starring Anne Goodwin (UK), Charli Mills (Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan, US), JulesPaige (US), Jenn Linning (Greenock, Scotland), Jeff Gard (Sioux City, Iowa), Beverley Cherry (UK), Eliza Mimski (San Francisco, California – USA), Chris Sewart (Beverly, UK), Stephen Walker (UK), Sam Kirk (USA), Deborah Dansante (Louisiana), Joanne Fisher (Christchurch, New Zealand), and D. Slayton Avery (Vermont, US).”
Stories can also be read at: https://carrotranch.com/flash-fiction/flash-fringe/
Thanks ta all the participants!