3/23/2012

Flash Fiction Friday: Soap Opera


Flash Fiction Friday 




Soap Star

Another fine mess I've fallen into. Doing hair product commercials kept me fed, clothed and shelterd. Then I met Fabian. He suggested I audition for a new soap opera he was going to be involved with. I let him convince me over martinis and anti-pasta.
The audition went well. The director said our chemistry melted the screen.  I just wished Fabian had told me what kind of soap ahead of time. I didn't realize he wanted me to play his love interest. I pictured a "buddies" thing, like Butch and Sundance.
How do I tell him I'm straight and engaged?


17 comments:

  1. Love this, Lee! Great writing and super surprise ending! You get so much into so few words.

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  2. Nice, I wonder how long he'll stay straight for, or engaged?

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  3. It's just acting, babe. Smile for the camera...

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  4. How long before you flesh this one out? *Sits waiting, mostly patient*

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  5. Terrific, Lee!! As usual, you lead us to the water then told us we were seeing things!! Loved it. Great twist. Maybe he'll learn to enjoy the pleasures of both sides of the sexual fence:) xo

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  6. Oh nice! I feel for the straight guy. Great FFF!

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  7. oh boy, he's in it now! :) fun flash, love how it it all unfolded

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  8. I agree with Muffy! Maybe he will like batting for both teams. Loved it Lee!

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  9. Oh, did Fabian suggest because he wanted or saw something here...(eye wiggle). I want to know how this turned out...lol.

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  10. oh poor Fabian! well, I don't know really if I should pity him... It seems that the other one won't straight for long... At least that's what I want :)

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  11. I'm with Tom, its acting. besides it only hurts a little in the beginning

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  12. Another back burner piece maybe Lee? *ducks and runs* I'm just kidding...you know I think your the bomb diggity baby! <3

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    1. you're the bomb diggity...*heads desk giggling*

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  13. Oooops - Seems to me that someone's got some esplainin' to do! Brilliant!

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  14. LOL I loved it. Nicely done Lee!

    SLira

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  15. Oh poor Fabian. I bet he planned the soap opera thing just to get them closer together. He’s gonna be crushed when he finds out his love interest is straight and engaged. Fabulous flash!

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