“knee problems” a fifty-word story (Humpbuckle Tales 14)

John’s old knee injury usually doesn’t bother him, but today he can barely walk.

From the window of the osteopath’s waiting room, he spies his boss kissing a woman.

It’s not Mrs Simmons.

John snaps a photo.

He feels guilty, uncomfortable.

But having something on Mayor Simmons might be useful.

This is the fourteenth in the series of Humpbuckle Tales. Each story is precisely 50 words long. They are meant to be independent stories, but if you read them all you will find each one adds another piece to the puzzle – there is a bigger story that is being told.

This story was first published on my Hive blog (@felt.buzz) and you can find all the stories on the @humbuckletales Hive account – at the time of posting this I have just published 6 more Humpbuckle Tale there (so we are up to number 24). On Hive I publish 12 stories per week (Monday to Saturday one story per day and then six 50-word stories in one post on a Sunday).

If you prefer the drip drip drip approach keep coming back here for one 50-word tale every day!

You can watch the author read the first 10 Humpbuckle Tales on YouTube or you can listen to it as a podcast


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