Nailpolish Stories, A Tiny And Colorful Literary Journal is an on-line blog made up of 25-word stories (no more, no less) based on the name of OPI nail colors. What fun! Here are two of mine that ran in 2012:
Two pieces by Mary Struble Deery
Wheeled in, he’s inert, gray and without a pulse. Illuminated like a conductor on stage, Doctor Glass raises his paddles and hollers, “charge, clear, go!”
Cosmo-Not Tonight Honey
The Russian vodka spill is sticky. Lipstick is smeared. Tripping on her dangling scarf she catches herself before stumbling out the door, into the cold.