Tuesday, October 26, 2010

My Muse Appears in Strange Places

The following message is posted on all the dumpsters in my apartment complex:

Make $500 This Week
Call or Text Me Today!

So, if you read my memoir, and you're a smart ass, you're probably thinking, "Jen, don't call!" But, my friends, I'm glad to say that even my younger self wouldn't have called that number. Dumpster advertising has never seemed very alluring to me as a person. As a writer, however, I see it as an opportunity for an interesting short story.

Should I call? Hmmm.... I might inquire, in a highly-distorted voice, out of sheer morbid curiosity. My bet?  The sign's author is either looking for an "actress" or a "good sales person".  Maybe s/he is soliciting an investment with a big, quick return. If I call, the answer just might come up in a new story soon ~

1 comment:

  1. Intriguing!! I shall look forward to reading what happens next...


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