All Mixed Up

Bruce has challenged us to craft a story using fewer than 51 words on the following topic:


Title: All Mixed Up
Word Count: 50

My boss had a red face. His eyes bulged out of their sockets.

“If you weren’t so good at what you do, I’d fire your ass in a heartbeat!”

What do you say at a time like this?

“Thank you, I’m sorry?”

“Get your ass out of my office. Now!”


fiction in 50

  8 comments for “All Mixed Up

  1. June 5, 2016 at 4:42 PM

    Ah, the symbiotic relationship between good worker and A**hole boss! Thanks for playing 😀

    • June 6, 2016 at 5:47 AM

      I had a good time with this month’s prompt. Thanks, Bruce.

  2. May 31, 2016 at 4:54 AM

    Writing that comes from experience. 😉

  3. May 30, 2016 at 12:39 PM

    You’re good at what you do 🙂

    • May 31, 2016 at 5:09 AM

      Thanks, Angeline. I try not to rest on my laurels.

  4. May 30, 2016 at 11:07 AM

    Sounds like something you experienced. He he!
    Well done

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