“Maybe you’d like a box for that?” suggested employee Office Max. “Don’t think I have a bag strong enough!”
April smiled. “Good idea. Thanks!”
He handed back her credit card, and fetched an empty printer paper box. She sighed. It might be time to invest in her own printer. All this productivity was breaking her budget. She needed a new strategy.
“So what’s next?” Max held the box steady as she loaded her tome.
“Massive edits,” April groaned. “Time to leash the beast.”
© Liz Husebye Hartmann (2021)
Carrot Ranch Prompt (06/06/2021): In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story being leashed. Is it literal or metaphorical? Who or what is leashed. How does it set the tone? Go where the prompt leads!