An unreliable narrator and stolen money…

unreliable narrators in a short story, Ruth LivingstoneOh yes, there is nothing more intriguing than a narrator who leads you up the garden path.

Or, in this case, down to Ward 4, where cash is mysteriously going missing.

This was one of those short stories where I started out with a voice in my head and a vague idea that it would involve theft in a medical setting. I started writing, and the story simply wrote itself.

Even better, I managed to stick within the classic Writing Magazine word count rules for a short story. Well, almost.

1,850 words can easily be edited down to 1,700, can’t they?

Steaming ahead with my self-imposed NaNo challenge – #30days30shorts

Author: Ruth Livingstone

Walker, writer, photographer, blogger, doctor, woman, etc.

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