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Wyatt Jones

United States

Thanks to amazing teachers and speech team experience I am fully prepared to tackle any writing challenge! Outside of writing I act, speak, wakeboard/surf, and spend days enjoying the lake!

Message to Readers

For this piece, my goal was to inspire imagination with a hint of darkness and confusion. Please advise/comment on how well you think I pulled this off.

A Minute to Live, a Minute to Die

May 4, 2016

PROMPT: All in a Minute


GROUP: Flash Fiction

T-minus 60 seconds
He awoke. Looking around as his vision settled he could make out a timer.
50 seconds
His tired mind chooses to ignore the timer and examine the blank room. No features. No exits.
30 seconds
Now fully awake he began to wonder what the timer was for.
15 seconds
He fell to the ground in pain with the horrible noise of ripping steel.
10 seconds
Now in full panic he raced around the room looking for anything that may stop it
5 seconds
The noise grew.
4 seconds
3 seconds
2 seconds
1 second
He collapsed.

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