Good Friends


Recently, I met a few women and over an evening of dinner and drinks, we had enough inside jokes to fuel many laughs and spawn a short story.

Usually my stories come from dreams but, in this case, I was inspired by companionship, smiles and laughs. One of the women took a quiz on Facebook: what would your name be today? We searched the decades and giggled over our names from the 40s or 1890. Our alter egos: Bella, Gia & Electa were born.

These three names have been swirling around in my head with a plot for a week or so. In the story, the characters live by the mantra "good friends don't let you do stupid things alone." I plan to write a 1K word story today. This flash fiction will be a gift for two of the women who volunteer their time to work with children. With any luck it will earn a few giggles.

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  1. Awesome! I learned something fun on the show "American Pickers" in which they said your cowboy name should be a combination of the first car you owned and the first love interest you kissed. Mine would be Regal Blinco, which I think sounds pretty darn cool. Now that I think of it, I should put that on a blog post or maybe Facebook. :) Happy writing and cheers to wonderful volunteers.

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  2. Thanks for stopping by and for the kind words. My cowboy name is Pontiac Ellis. Lol. Perhaps we have something for the 2015 Nanowrimo.

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