This week’s prompt: Write a 53-word story in which a character experiences a change of heart. Incorporate these words: lock; skin.
Guidelines and Information
-53 words—no more, no less—titles are not included in the word count.
-1 submission per person.
-Limit one prize per entrant per month.
-e-mail your submission directly to email@example.com by 5 PM Tuesday, July 31.
-Your name will not appear on your submission. This keeps the judging fair!
-Each quarter, Prime Number Magazine, Press 53’s online literary journal, comes out with a new issue. All winning 53-word stories will be put into consideration for publication in the journal, with editor Clifford Garstang choosing one winner.