My dad and I built a sandcastle

Today’s Oneword: Sandcastle

More 1-minute glimpses into the urban fantasy stories of the Rucksack Universe“When was the last time you were at the beach?” he said.

“I was nine,” she replied. “My dad and I built a sandcastle.”

“You haven’t been back to the beach in twenty-five years?”

She shook her head. “After the sandcastle, he had a heart attack and fell on it. He died. I can’t stand beaches now.”

What are these things?

The Oneword website is a writing exercise where you have 60 seconds to write something based on one word, which changes each day. I use it to explore ideas and give you a daily 1-minute glimpse into the Rucksack Universe of travel fiction stories.

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