Title: Courting Calliope
Source: 100 Word Wednesday: Week 17
Word count: 100 words
Joan checked into Hotel Monteleone, the Ernest Hemingway Suite. The one week reservation wiped out her account, but Calliope insisted the seclusion and the setting would solve her problems. Joan trusted her, as always, and made the arrangements.
In the suite, Joan barely glanced at the view out the window before closing the drapes. She dropped her roller bag in the bedroom and took her laptop into the parlor. She powered it up without connecting to WiFi and opened the document. The blinking cursor mocked her.
“Calliope? I am here,” she whispered.
Moments later, Joan’s fingers flew across the keyboard.
Keep on writing.
Jo Hawk The Writer