The Art of the Deal

“Daddy, I did something nice today,” my daughter chirped.

“What, baby?” I asked.

She squealed, “I ex..ex..exchained my old phone for a new doll.”

“Very good baby,” I stuttered, as my face went ashen.

Hiding the pink panther in her toy phone had seemed like such a great idea.



Photo by MabelAmber at


277 characters.

Written in response to Kat’s twittering tale # 93. The objective is to write a story in 280 characters or less, inspired by the weekly photo prompt.


About anuragbakhshi

At the age of 40, I decided to exit the corporate world, and enter the world of stories as a full-time writer. Wish me luck!
This entry was posted in Children, Fan Fiction, Flash Fiction, Humour, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

4 Responses to The Art of the Deal

  1. draliman says:

    Haha. And so the search for the Pink Panther begins anew 🙂

  2. Haha! Now a sequel to the movie pink panther can be made… great twist Anurag 👍

  3. Kat Myrman says:

    Oh no! Best laid plans!!! 😳

  4. Pingback: Twittering Tale #94 – 24 July 2018 | like mercury colliding...

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s