So this prompt was one of the hardest as I cannot even remember the last time I tried to write a fictional story.
Blogtember Day 12 – Creative writing day: write a (very short) fictional story that starts with this sentence: “To say I was dreading the dinner party would be the understatement of the century.” The story does not necessarily need to have a conclusion – you can leave your readers wishing for more!
To say I was dreading the dinner party would be the understatement of the century. Where did I come up with the genius idea to invite people over to enjoy dinner just 45 minutes after I arrive home from work? Oh yah, of course, it sounded good at the time, but then as the day moved along, I realized there was no way I would be able to leave work close to on time and those 45 minutes were coming dangerously close to less than 30 minutes before the guests arrived.
Usually I would have everything at least half-prepared, so all I have to do is toss some things in the oven, but this time I left it all until the last-minute. I rushed out the door at work, started my car, only to realize I had forgotten to fill my tank! Could this day really go from bad to worse?
I finally got home with just minutes to spare before the guests arrived and…
What would your dinner party nightmare be?