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Hitting The Back-Space

She’d been taught that interrupting was rude, but if she hadn’t that genie would have still been yammering on about choosing carefully.

She had chosen carefully. She’d spent the last thirty-five years considering this very choice and she wasn’t wasting another second.

“Give me the keyboard to my life,” she said. “I’ve got some editing to do.”


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Carol Forrester is a twenty-four year old writer trying to be a better one. Don’t ask her what her hobbies are because the list doesn’t get much beyond, reading, writing and talking about the same. She has a 2:1 BA degree in history from Bath Spa University and various poems and stories scattered across the net. Her flash fiction story ‘Glorious Silence’ was named as River Ram Press’ short story of the month for August 2014 and her short story ‘A Visit From The Fortune Teller’ has been showcased on the literary site Ink Pantry’s. Most recently, her poem ‘Sunsets’ was featured on Eyes Plus Words, and her personal blog Writing and Works hosts a mass of writing from across the last five years. She has been lucky enough to write guest posts for sites such as Inky Tavern and Song of The Forlorn and is always open to writing more and hosting guest bloggers here on Writing and Works. With hopes of publishing a novel in the next five years and perhaps a collection or two of smaller works, Carol Forrester is nothing if not ambitious. Her writing tries to cover every theme in human life and a lot of her work pulls inspiration from her own eccentric family in the rural wonders of Shropshire life.

7 Comments

    • You’re welcome and thank you for the comment. I’ve been slipping on some of the weekly prompts more recently, but I’m getting back to them.

  1. jacksonzombie says

    I love this! You captured perfectly the anticipation of a woman on the verge of claiming her life. Well done!

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