Jayne Martin’s work has appeared in Boston Literary Magazine, Midwestern Gothic, Blink Ink, Literary Orphans , Flash Frontier, F(r)iction, Sick Lit, and Hippocampus, among others. Her television writing credits include “Big Spender” for Animal Planet and “A Child Too Many” for Lifetime. She is the author of “Suitable for Giving: A Collection of Wit with a Side of Wry.” Find her at: http://injaynesworld.blogspot.com and on Twitter @Jayne_Martin.
This ten word story was typed on a manual Royal Quiet De Luxe typewriter, c. 1950’s. Let’s call her Betty.