Stephen Selkirk is a frustrated architect, who has recently taken up writing as a creative outlet, on the grounds that it makes less of a mess than painting. So far he has had a couple flash fiction items published in ‘Paragraph Planet’. Despite a number of fairly serious attempts, he has so far failed to avoid ending up living in London.
This ten word story was typed on a manual Royal Quiet De Luxe typewriter, c. 1950’s. Let’s call her Betty.