Silly Carl

Velvet Verbosity 100 word challenge – Witty

100 Word Writing Prompt #418

Honestly, I struggled with this prompt.


Carl was a man with big dreams.
Riches would secure him what he always wanted: a grand life with the beautiful people.
One morning, Carl felt that it was time to take hold the reigns of his own fate and steer it to what he longed for.
Carl became Steven.
Steven was a smart, witty, successful businessman who travelled often and lived large.
He lied to get a wife. He outsmarted and stole until he came successfully on top. He killed every trace of Carl. Even his mother.
Lies caught up quickly.
Steven found verbal humour didn’t help in jail.


Silly Carl.

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