guillotinequeen (United States) published:
PROMPT: Novel Writing Competition 2020
I split my first bill with Mellinda at the end of August. She nearly sobbed with relief as I chipped in my share—three hundred dollars, accumulated through two weeks at my minimum wage day job and reliance on nothing but vending machine sandwiches.
“Maybe I get another job so I can actually eat,” I remarked.
Melly frowned. “You haven’t been eating?”
I described for her the soggy combination I picked up twice a day at the...
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