Flash Fiction Challenge: Food Unchained

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Preston extended his arms and gestured around expansively. “It is pure Americana, snookums. I tell you, no one else is doing this. There is a fortune to be made here.”

Marina scowled, impatiently clicking her Prada heels on the floor. “Yes, the place is positively reeking of prosperity.”

“People complain all the time about chain restaurants replacing everything. What if there secretly was a chain of little diners like this – all different – unconnected by a unifying brand?”

Marina ran her finger over a dingy countertop. “Oh, I don’t know. Widespread food poisoning?”

Preston knew he needed Marina’s financial backing to make it happen, so he had to find a way to warm her to the notion…

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Marilyn Vix Wins Flash Fiction Challenge

Marilyn Vix is the Readers’ Choice in this week’s Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. The winning entry is decided by the popular vote and rewarded with a special feature here today. (In the case of a tie, the writer who submitted an entry first is the winner per our rules.)

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