Daily Prompt: A Form of Flattery.
Write a post about any topic you want, but in the style of an author or a blogger you admire.
I shall attempt the style of Martha Kennedy, although I dare not infer that I could write that well. I always admire the way she uses dialog to present a story. I should be so clever.
Here’s Martha’s blog, I’m A Writer, Yes I Am .
“Captain Oh-Wow would say Oh, Wow!” Ray pegs his 21 point hand.
“Shut up. Captain Oh-Wow is dead; didn’t anyone tell ya? I hate to be the one.” His mouth drops open in mock shock. I shuffle and deal.
“Who is Captain Oh-Wow anyway? Is that a thing? Or did you make it up?” I’d been hearing the Captain Oh-Wow bit for years. The silent smirk says he made it up.
“You made up Captain Oh-Wow?! And you’re just telling me this now? How are you sitting here, undiscovered? How does the world not know this?”
He throws down a four; his favorite open.
“Eight, for two.” I fall for it.
“Twelve, for six.”
“Serves you right for making fun of Captain Oh-Wow.”
“Yeah, well Captain Oh-Wow said you should go…”
“Just play nice.”