Twittering Tales – A change of heart.


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They’d been stuck on the island for seven years. At first, they’d hated each other. She thought he had a massive chip on his shoulder and he thought she was terribly stuck up.

It was only when the helicopter came to rescue them, did they realise they never wanted to be apart.

[277 Characters]

This story was written for Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales Challenge, click on the link below:

Twittering Tales #148 – August 6, 2019


I have also included the following word prompt:


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People are far too complicated to be able to describe in a few words so I am not even going to try.

25 thoughts on “Twittering Tales – A change of heart.”

  1. This was a very complex plot, offering so many opportunities to ponder what happened in those seven years, or the time after, and all in 277 characters; loved it!

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  2. Such a sweet tale from you this week Kristian! I love the fact they they only realized that they cared about each other when the they faced the prospect of freedom from each other. You are so good at these! 😊

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    1. Thank you very much. I have grown and developed into this challenge. I am not known for being succinct but this challenge has really helped me pare down my usual waffle to the bare facts. They are such a useful exercise for me and I’d say for every aspiring writer. 🙂

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