Wednesday 15 December 2010

Mrs. Jenny Matlock's Saturday Centus Week 32

Jenny Matlock

This is Mrs. Jenny Matlock's intructions:

Welcome to week thirty-two of Saturday Centus.

STOP! If you didn't read the end SC's from last week, please take a moment to do so. Just work backwards until you find out where you left off. I feel really bad that the people at the end don't get read.

Now on to regular SC biz...In case you've forgotten...
This is a themed writing meme. You can use UP to 100 words to tell your story. The prompt does not count for your 100 words AND it must be left intact in the body of your story. No illustrations are permitted. Your story can be fact or fiction, just keep it PG, please!
You have the entire week to link your work to the meme and you can link more than one story if you like.
Please display link button or just a hyper-link back to Saturday Centus. Be careful to link your SC URL to the Linky and not just link to your main blog.
I would suggest that since these are so short, if you can't think of a title just use your blog name as the title in the Linky.
Try to visit each one because there are some amazing writers participating in this meme. Since the links are so short they are also a fun and quick read.
Please e-mail me directly with ???'s or ask your question in a comment and I will do my best to get back to you as soon as possible.
This week the prompt is: "An involuntary gasp of shock escaped my lips when I opened the shoebox and saw the pointy-toed shoes..."
Link anytime between now and next Saturday morning.

Here is my SC-text:

Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again. Mrs. Danvers was away and I was finally able to look through Rebecca's bedroom closet. I had hoped to find room for my own things; but there was none. The closet was packed with clothes and shoeboxes. It occured to me that I might find a shoebox filled with letters that would help me understand Maxim better. But Rebecca's shoeboxes were filled with everything, except letters. I hesitated when I found the very last box before opening it. What would I learn about Rebecca? An involuntary gasp of shock escaped my lips when I opened the shoebox and saw the pointy-toed shoes. She must have had deformed feet!

Word count according to WordCalc: 99
To read what Wikipedia has to say about Daphne du Maurier's novel
Rebecca, please click here.

Jenny Matlock


cj Schlottman said...

Deformed feet? As we say in The South, "Clutch the pearls."

This is well written and very thought provoking.

Thanks and Namaste..........cj

Viki said...

LOL, too funny. That's what I think when I see people with those pointy toed shoes. I don't know how they can wear them, ha. Good centus.

Ann said...

LOL, I hate pointy toed shoes. Whoever invented those things anyway. I think they're awful

Cheryl said...

My grandmother's feet actually were formed like pointy-toed shoes from wearing them for years. What a hoot!

articlesoffaithandfancy said...

Excellent take! :)

nimaruichi said...

Nice take on the prompt. Imagine looking for letters and finding pointy shoes...!

Ames said...

Pointy toed shoes are for young feet! And best if they are stilettos. I think they are sexy and oh so 50's. Great contribution and well written!~Merry Christmas!~Ames

razzamadazzle said...

I don't know how people can wear those things either. Very nicely done.


Tina said...

Bra gjort! Jag gillar inte sona skor. Gjor aldeles for ont...

Jenny said...

I love this. What a clever, clever girl you are.

I love the direction you took this story.

Without a doubt this is the most creative least to me.

Anna, I loved this!

Thank you.

Sue said...

Well, if they weren't deformed to begin with, they probably were by the end...

I can't wear those shoes for the life of me. Nor do I want to!


Jo said...

what an interesting read, i totally enjoyed it!

Rek said...

Very imaginative plot taking place in a dream....Maybe I'll read the book too...someday...My feet are too broad for pointy shoes anyway....Rebecca can keep them... ;)

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