Years ago I had heard from one of my mentors that–as an exercise– his advanced writing classes were writing 100 word stories. Easier said than done, the story has to be exactly 100 words long not counting the title or punctuation. To be clear, the story must also have a beginning, a middle, and an end– with scenery and dialogue. At the time, I took it as a challenge. As an example, I humbly offer my stories at the time…..