197. Throw in the towel, Bill

“Throw in the towel, Bill. You’ll never make it as a writer.”

Bill used to think of Phil as a trusted friend, but he was ready to reconsider that position.

“Let’s face it: when was the last time you had anything near a success?”



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11 thoughts on “197. Throw in the towel, Bill

  1. LOVELY – I can just picture that Elizabethan scene 🙂

  2. Ellen Morris Prewitt says:

    Great Valentine’s post!

  3. Topaz says:

    Ha! I love the endings to all of your pieces…. 😀

  4. amandadawnclothier says:

    Clever!…Very clever.

  5. William says:

    Ha! Now that’s how you do a twist. Well done!

  6. jimmie g says:

    ooo, ooo, ooo. May I play the Nurse? I mean if we’re being bold and all.

  7. Awesome twist! I rarely read anything that surprises me, nowadays, but yours did. Thanks for the great read!

  8. Good one! I thought he was going to re-write it like “Arthur Menard: Author of the Quixote” by Borges. (I think my title is correct)

  9. Sarah Ann says:

    Vey clever. 🙂

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