“So, whaddya like to do?” Dumb! Why did you ask that?
“Um, well, I like reading.” Crap! Now he’s going to think I sit at home and knit.
“Oh. Reading.” And probably knitting.
Say something; say something. “So, what do you like to do?”
“Me?” Think of something impressive. “Uh; not much. Mostly I …” Impressive! “I …like movies.”
She’s not impressed.
“I …I like movies, too.” Like everybody does… “What’s a favorite?”
Say it. You’ve bombed the date anyway. “Actually; Big Trouble in Little China.”
What?? “No way. Me, too!”
“So… wanna go get Chinese?”
Enacted for Carrot Ranch‘s prompt this week: Romance
November 21, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a romance. Focus on the relationship between two people. Build tension and end on a happy(ish) note. Go where the prompt leads!
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Photo Credit: Lily Banse
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