I won… A very, very short story contest. Also known as: flash fiction!
Flash fiction is incredibly fun because it combines some of the linguistic flexibility of poetry with the storytelling power of prose. Lydia Davis is a pretty well-known author in this area.
I enjoy the challenge of attempting to pack a big punch into as few words as possible. In this case, just fifty.
Here is my story:
Here is the link to the contest results announcement, on the host website. They are a great resource for writers!