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Flash Fiction Challenge – A Man with a Golden Voice

April 11, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story using the phrase “beggars can’t be choosers.” Go where the prompt leads!










Ted Williams had once made a career out of his voice as a radio announcer in the early 1980s. But then alcohol and drugs brought him down. In 1994, he was evicted from his house. During this period, he was arrested at least seven times on charges including theft, drug possession, escape, and robbery. He served three months jail sentence in 1990 for theft, and two months in 2004 for theft and obstructing official business. Read more