Day 9: One of your characters has been mistaken for somebody else. Write what happens next.
I wasn't sure what to do for this one that wasn't, "Oh, look, it's a famous person. Wait, no it's not." That seemed like an obvious mistaken-identity thing. Instead of writing a full scene, I decided to challenge myself and try a six-word story. This is exactly what it sounds like: a story in just six words. The most famous one is Ernest Hemmingway's story that goes, "For sale: baby shoes, never worn."
I managed to come up with four. They're not as good as Hemmingway's baby shoes, but the last one is my favorite!
Cover photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash
“Hey, Professor, I – oh, wait. Sorry.”
“Father Bob, wait!”
“No, I’m Jacob.”
“Hi, Uncle Leroy.”
“Wrong number, kid.”
“I’m gonna… oh, hell. Hi, officer.”