“The Blackwood Convention” – 100-word challenge

One of their guiding principles was that they would refrain from being too formal: “it will constrain us”, they said. That they started doing particular things in particular ways was probably inevitable, however.

Although George was no longer with them, they still followed the approach he had introduced when it came to discussing their work. “Three minutes, no more. Keeps it fair.” And though George had taken his stopwatch with him – metaphorically at least – Trevor had brought something to do the job in its stead. It wasn’t the same of course, but neither was that first meeting after George’s funeral.

20th May, 2017 – 100 words

100-word Challenge

Another one to come out of last weekend’s workshop, though it needed trimming less. Not one of my strongest, I’d have to admit.