There’s No Such Thing as a Free Cookie!


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She wiped her sweaty brow with a floury sleeve, feeling as wrung-out as the dough she was kneading for her 28th batch of cookies.

Maybe agreeing to cook for the seven dwarves in return for free lodging had not been that great a deal, thought Snow White ruefully.


263 characters.

Written as a part of Twittering Tales #121, hosted by Kat Myrman.


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!
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7 Responses to There’s No Such Thing as a Free Cookie!

  1. Abhijit Ray says:

    I heard what they lack vertically, they compensate by eating. Nothing comes for free. Lesson number one.

  2. Kat Myrman says:

    I love how you wove a bit of fairy tale into your story! It sounds like she paid a high price for her lodging!

  3. Akshata Ram says:

    THis is awesome Anurag! Love how you connect your stories to fairy tales. this wasnt an obvious one

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  5. willowdot21 says:

    Poor girl chained to the cooker 🤭

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