Weekend Writing Prompt — In the Spotlight

His actions put him in the spotlight
The last place he wanted to be

But he didn’t get fired
Just demoted

(Exactly 21 words)

Written for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt, where the word is “spotlight” in exactly 21 words. also for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (demoted).

16 thoughts on “Weekend Writing Prompt — In the Spotlight

  1. Sadje May 14, 2022 / 9:26 am

    He probably was working with the former guy!

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  2. Nope, Not Pam May 15, 2022 / 1:39 am

    That reminds me of something that happened in Oz this week, had a happier ending though

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    • Fandango May 15, 2022 / 7:04 am

      What was it that happened?


      • Nope, Not Pam May 15, 2022 / 2:40 pm

        A guy stopped a woman with a pram leaving a store because she was hiding stolen goods inside. The company put him on suspension, rival company offered him a job.

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    • Fandango May 15, 2022 / 11:19 am

      Very true. Could have been fired.


  3. Bill May 15, 2022 / 9:03 am

    Well done. Some spotlights are better than others. 🙂

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