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As the new year has begun, I need to concentrate on my coffee table book. (I hope you’re not tired of hearing about it.)
There are always those scenes on the cutting room floor. Here’s one that didn’t make it into AS ONE MUST, ONE CAN. It’s edited from over 200 words as well. The lesson to be learned here is ‘never throw anything away.’ 😉
Genre: Historical Fiction
Word Count: 100
A TIME TO LAUGH
Guilt niggled Havah for watching Vaudeville at Electric Park on the Sabbath. But didn’t the Book say laughter is good for the soul?
Jugglers wearing gaudy costumes spun plates on sticks. Acrobats in skintight outfits flipped in midair.
Havah marveled when the magician made a pair of turtledoves appear out of nowhere.
“It’s called sleight of hand.” Itzak shrugged. “He probably had them stuffed in his trousers.”
“Who cares? He’s amazing!”
Next the trickster’s dog pointed to letters on cards with his paw to spell out his name—P-I-L-U.
In a stage whisper, Itzak said, “Glad his name isn’t Constantinople.”