Updated: Dec 5, 2020
The magic and joy of the holiday season all led up to this moment. I begged my parents to wake up, then raced downstairs to carefully examine the shape of each box to see if Santa brought what I wanted.
This must be it…
Eyes bright with anticipation, I ripped the paper off to reveal it. I grabbed the first coat I saw and sprinted for the backyard to make a snowman. I gently placed my present, a new top hat, on his head. Now came the real magic.
It was finally time to play with my friend in the snow.
#FLASHFICTION101 NOVEMBER 2020 SHORTLISTED ENTRY
November's #FlashFiction101 shortlist is made up of 23 stories, with one story being released daily as an advent calendar of festive flash fiction. Look out for a new story every day with the winning entry being announced on the 24th December 2021.
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