Very Short Story: The Sleeping Bag

From time to time, I like to flex my creative writing muscles. Although in this case… not all that hard.

“Good morning everyone. Before we start, just to get it out of the way…

Yes, no, no, it was a drunk bet, it IS raising money for charity wearing it this way, and it’s much warmer than you might think. Also, no amount of money is going to make me take it off.

Now, to address the panel, Dr Kawazaga, I believe you have some opening remarks on fiscal policy you’d like to make?”

Hey, I did say it was going to be very short. If you’d like more, my collection of short stories (all of which are WAY longer than this one), Fifty-Two is still available to purchase as an e-book. So there you go.

About the author

Alex Kidman is a multi-award winning Australian technology writer, former editor at Gizmodo, CNET, GameSpot, ZDNet, PC Mag, APC, Finder and as a contributor to the ABC, SMH, AFR, Courier Mail, GadgetGuy, PC & Tech Authority, Atomic and many more. He's been writing professionally since 1998, and his passions include technology, social issues, education, retro gaming and professional wrestling.

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