Watch the 140 Character Story Story: HERO
Get to know writer Justin Boyd:
1) What is your very short story about?
A young may living a very mundane life happened upon a car accident scene (a car skidded on ice and swerved into a lake and is sinking) and saved a pregnant mother from drowning. Great acclaim and minor local celebrity ensued as a result of his heroism, briefly catapulting his life into an exciting new direction of fawning interviews, praise and backslapping from strangers, and recognition of his heroism from local businesses and politicians. The story finds him one year later after the acclaim and attention have gone away and he finds himself back to his old boring life. He misses the recognition and lauding.
2) What motivated you to write this story and submit it to the festival?
I wish to be a professional writer and this is…
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