55 Fiction is a form of microfiction that refers to the works of fiction limited to a maximum of fifty-five words.
Criteria for 55 FictionA literary work will be considered 55 Fiction if it has:
- Fifty-five words or less ( A non-negotiable rule ) Check, words 55.
- A setting, Check.
- One or more characters, Check, three characters.
- Some conflict, Check
- A resolution. Check.
- The title of the story is not part of the overall word count, but it still can’t exceed seven words. Check.
She saw Sid the Kid gazing at the balcony. She feared he was upto something. Cautiously she stepped outside keeping her eyes fixed on the balcony... 'What have you kept up there?' she asked him...when she fell into the mud puddle created below the balcony. 'Nothing...' said Sid the Kid walking away.And yes, Sid the Kid returns.
The world is in total mess, unless we do something about it. Sidoscope is marking this month, November as a salute to mother nature and planet earth. If you wish to contribute to the noble cause, ask me how (No money or donation), the least you can do is try to step forward to save the planet...and keep following.