Rainbow in the Sky With Sparkles

“We’re here, live, at the public library, with an …interesting story. Here’s head librarian, Mrs. Scootz, to tell us more.”

“I am MS. SCHOTZ, and am the Media Specialist Director.”

“Sorry, I -”

“As to the ‘interesting’ story you reference, well! that is clearly all ‘story.'”

“I don’t see how -”

“Oh, ken help ye, Cutie!”

“It’s Kat, on-site reporter for KNN News. And you are …?”

“Hank, but you ken call me Hunk!”

“Rrright. Um… Hunk, can you tell us about Rainbow the library cat?”

“Shore shootin’! Las’ time I saw ‘er, Rainbow was blastin’ into space wit’ m’dog, Sparkles!”

Reported, live, for Carrot Ranch’s prompt about Rainbow the library cat.

With snowcats and situations in mind, I thought it would be a fun and informative exercise to write 99-word stories based on a situation. You’ll start with the situation and add what next, what next, what next until you arrive at “until finally.” In 99 words, of course.

February 20, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a library cat named Rainbow who escapes. Use this situation to write what happens next. Where does this e=situation take place, and who else might be involved? Go where the prompt leads!

Respond by February 25, 2020. Use the comment section …to share, read, and be social. You may leave a link, pingback, or story in the comments. If you want to be published in the weekly collection, please use the form.  Rules & Guidelines.


©2020 Chelsea Owens

9 thoughts on “Rainbow in the Sky With Sparkles

  1. Rethinking Scripture February 23, 2020 / 4:52 pm

    I am not a really cat lover as such, but, I loved the Garfield the cat cartoons.
    I won’t try writing, just thought I would comment.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Charli Mills February 26, 2020 / 10:37 pm

    Ha! Brilliant title and great dialog! This is a fun story to wrap up all the Rainbow adventures with.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Norah February 27, 2020 / 4:35 am

    Such fun! I love your title too — too funny.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Chelsea Owens February 27, 2020 / 5:02 am

      😀 The real question is whether you can hear William Shatner saying it.


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