Most of my recent short stories have fallen on the dark side. I'm not sure why that happens, and my friends like to tease me about it. So I was determined to write something sweeter, a cozy romance, perhaps. It was a little harder than I expected but I was ready for a writing challenge.
One of my favorite things about following prompts from this book, Write the Story, is that I can curb my tendency to overwrite and go down writing rabbit holes. I tried to keep this romantic short story simple and I hope you like what I ended up with!
Julie Lillis wiped down the counter in the deli she’d worked at since high school. Kelly’s Deli was the go-to lunch spot in the small town of Pinto and most of the residents came through the doors for their famous r...
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