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Not enough points by Cassie’s Stories (BLW Contributor)

Cassie's Stories

I’d forgotten all about this short story that I wrote a few weeks ago, using this prompt from the Writers Digest website:Write a short story, of 700 words or fewer, that begins with the following line of dialogue: “You don’t have enough points, sir.”


”You don’t have enough points, sir.” I apologized to the small boy who had tried to buy a bottle of cheap perfume with the points on a store loyalty card. He looked around ten years old and I couldn’t help being reminded of Oliver Twist, by the boy’s skinny frame, tatty old clothes and timid expression.
“You need 480 points to buy this, but you only have 120.” I explained sympathetically.
“That’s ok,” the boy replied, looking disappointedly at the floor. “I guess I’ll just leave it then.” He took back the card with a small hand, left the perfume bottle at the counter and…

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