June 15, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that symbolically, mythically, mystically, or realistically involves dawn, as a noun or verb. Write about the dawn of time or the time of dawn, or the dawning of an idea. As always, go where the prompt leads.
It dawned on me one morning watching the dawn that I was never going to make it as a writer of any substance. There wasn’t a market in 99-word stories or for that matter flash of any kind.
I had looked at so many well-written tales and come to the conclusion that it was the endings that generated so much on going interest. My learning was to establish a hook in your first sentence, like “Spaghetti oozed from every orifice”. But subsequent study showed me the future lay in a hooky pithy conclusion. I needed to create an ending