"test results" a 50-word story written using the Freewrite prompt. Humpbuckle Tales 179

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He checks the clock.

Three minutes later than the last time he checked.

The doctor said she'd ring at ten.

But she's busy.

He knows that.

Don't worry, she said.

Wait for the test results.

No point speculating before then.

The phone rings.

Taking a breath he takes the call.



This is a 50-word story written using @mariannewest's @freewritehouse Freewrite Writing Prompt “test results”

This is the 179th fifty-word story in the Humpbuckle Tales series. You can find all the tales reblogged on the @humpbuckletales account.

Humpbuckle Tales are 50-word stories that can be read independently, but when read as a whole a bigger story begins to emerge.

There are author readings available of the first 22 Humpbuckle Tales on the Humpbuckle Tales YouTube Channel or you can listen to the Humpbuckle Tales podcast.

On Hive, you can find the first 10 tales read here, and Humpbuckle Tales 11-22 are read here

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You really are an amazing writer. I think I might give this 50 word thing a shot too.