We all need to remember that Covid did not magically make all other illnesses disappear. People are still getting the flu, colds, stomach bugs, etc. However, getting a tickle in your throat these days brings on a bit more concern than it did a year ago.
Mason (age 14) and I both caught a cold right after Christmas. Mason was sick for about 5 days. I had it for a week. Neither one of us ever ran a fever but it was still unpleasant, especially when the night air came in each evening.
Of course, neither one of us went anywhere while were were sick, and neither did anyone who had been around us. We are completely fine now and, in fact, we are currently driving through the mountains of Georgia. It is GORGEOUS here!!!
By the way, you’re probably stuck at home this weekend so what better way to entertain yourself by entertaining US with a fantastic story?! No face mask required!!
REMINDER: The WritersWeekly.com Winter, 2021 24-Hour Short Story Contest is THIS SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 2021!
As with every Winter contest, you can expect some chill (brrrr!) and maybe some thrill! Or, maybe some suspense, some humor, some mystery? You’ll soon find out! We are super excited about this topic!!
See the link below for all past topics and winning stories. Only 500 participants are allowed per contest so don’t delay if you wanna play!
WE CAN’T *WAIT* TO SEE WHERE YOUR IMAGINATION TAKES US!
COME JOIN US RIGHT HERE ON SATURDAY, 09/12/20! It’s a blast! 🙂
1st Place $300 + a Book Publishing Package from BookLocker.com! (Value: $875)
2nd Place: $250
3rd Place: $200
+ 80 other prizes!
We’d LOVE to have you join us!! 🙂
- Self-publishing with Booklocker.com Literally Saved My Bacon During COVID-19 – by Tom Douglas
- My Dad Died on Black Friday – but NOT from Covid
- Mason is Sick! Is It Coronavirus…or the Flu???
- Enter the contest!
- 24-Hour Short Story Contest Rules
- Past 1st Place Stories
- All Past Winning Stories
- All Past Topics
Angela Hoy lives in St. Petersburg, Florida. She is the publisher of WritersWeekly.com, the President and CEO of BookLocker.com and AbuzzPress, and the author of 24 books.
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