Welcome to the first monthly round of Writers’ Guac (formerly the Avocado Creative Writing Derby). Here was the prompt for submissions:
Your work sends you to a normal-sounding professional conference, but when you get there, the way everyone is acting seems… off.
Post your submissions below. A brief reminder of the rules:
- Limit of 1 submission per person.
- Constructive criticism is opt-in. Specify in your post if you would welcome constructive criticism. Do not offer criticism if not requested.
Here is the prompt for the next round’s submissions (Open at 2 PM Eastern on May 21):
It had been a foolish decision. Swallowing the pill without even knowing what was in it. (Courtesy of Snail of the Week)