On A New Path || Microfiction Challenge

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Hello everyone! This is my entry to the ZapFic Monday story challenge that requires participants to tell a complete story in just 240 characters. Is it simple? Why not give this challenge a try?

You can participate by clicking here. The prompt for this week's challenge is "shelter".

Rules Of The Challenge

  • Story must be exactly 240 characters
  • Story must be posted to the Freewrite community
  • Drop a link to your entry in the comment section of the challenge post
  • Use tags #freewritehouse and #zapfic.
  • Attach a screenshot of your word count in your post.

Here is my short story. I hope you enjoy reading it.


The rain was relentless. I sought shelter beside a coffee shop, shivering from the cold.

Since mama died, my dad cared nothing for me. I felt so alone. Time to find my path. Will he miss me?

"Hey, come in for some hot tea," a waitress said.


Here's the screenshot of the word count...


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