Mini-Contest #24

Mini-Contest #24 officially launched on November 15, 2014. Its premise is


Tell, show, or evoke a complete story in 20 to 40 words. Exactly ONE of those words must be “refrigerator.” (Not “refrigerators,” but the word in its singular form.)

You may use the word literally, metaphorically, or any other way you can think of, but use it EXACTLY ONCE in your 20-40 word story.

Deadline: 11:59 PM Eastern Time, Friday, December 5, 2014.

One entry per author, and there is no fee for entering.

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