50-word flash competition

Saturday Night Reader is hosting a 50-word flash fiction competition. Deadline September 18 at midnight. The story with the most likes or +1s will be published in the winter edition magazine, so go and participate—or at least vote.

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A dead ratHere’s my contribution:

I tipped the turquoise powder out of the mortar and into the batter. Then I added more cocoa. I had no idea how Bromethalin tasted but figured cocoa would conceal the flavour just long enough.
“Are you making me cupcakes?”
“Yes,” I said and smiled to my husband’s spoiled brat.


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