The first half of “A Sampling of Our Workshop” is also available.
We have a final example from Workshop to share. This one comes from Michael Carter and was originally published on May 16, 2018. As with the other Workshop samples shared, this piece provides a great deal of detail and a twist in less than 280 characters.
He squirted a tube of roast beef concentrate in his mouth, followed by shots of potato. Freeze-dried peaches were dessert. He savored each as tears blurred his view of a shrinking blue-and-white dot. It was his last meal aboard Shuttle 9, drifting uncontrollably into space.
Michael Carter is a short fiction and creative nonfiction writer who grew up reading an odd combination of sci-fi and Louis L’Amour books. He’s also a ghostwriter in the legal profession and a Space Camp alum. He’s online at michaelcarter.ink and @mcmichaelcarter.