“I’ve applied for a loan. I’m going to open a line standing business.” Blythe’s grin split her face in half.
“Don’t be ridiculous. You’d need lots of employees for it to work and who would hire someone to stand in a line for them?” Beckett said, frowning.
“It would work. The average British adult spends 67 hours a year queuing. Think what you could do if you had even half that time back. Look I’ve done some pie charts.”
“Bly! Look up there. See the apple, rhubarb and I think that could be a meat one.”
“I love rhubarb pie.”
In response to Charli’s prompt where she asks:
July 20, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that features a pie. You can make it any kind of pie, focus on filling or crust, or tell us about the pie-maker. How does pie set a tone in a story? Does it warm the hearth or bring disappointment?
Respond by July 25, 2017 to be included in the compilation (published July 26). Rules are here. All writers are welcome!