Robert Swartwood created the term hint fiction: a story of 25 words or fewer that suggests a larger, more complex story. He talks about it at Flash Fiction Chronicles. And there’s more talk about it here.
That Wasn’t What She Said At All
I thought she’d said of the sky, “Azure.” So I said of the sun, “Lemon Spark.”
“That seals it.” She tossed the ring. “I’m sure.“
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