Quick Story

July 31, 2009

It was then, just after he fully grasped the situation, that he realized he could not die happy by pointing a gun to his head and smiling. It was a setback, to say the least.

(Yes, it’s entirely fictional. I feel like I need a disclaimer telling people that I’m not talking about them or myself when writing first person fiction–probably just me being self-conscious, though.)

4 Responses to “Quick Story”

  1. Rebecca said

    Will, your writing is always interesting. Instead of a short story, I see this as a stupendous first line to a small novel. He kinda reminds me of the main character in John Green’s book “Looking for Alaska.” I dunno.

  2. Ellen said

    I can’t wait to see the rest of this story. Please do post it when it exists!

  3. Ben Lichtner said

    Is it possible for you to make a post without some sort of meta-text?

  4. Ben Lichtner said

    Scratch that. Maybe it’s what makes this blog unique.

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