Same rules as always - write 100 word story (in exactly 100 words) or one less than 30.
Put your story in the comments then link your blog so we can see your style in unfettered form. Mine is 100 words:
She knew Santa looked at who was naughty or nice and gave gifts accordingly. She'd been good all year, not a cross word, always helpful and kind. Yet the Christmas tree was still bare, not a single gift at the base. The stocking hung by the chimney with care was also empty. Disappointment and confusion would reign yet again on Christmas morning.
He could think of a present for every single child on the face of the earth but didn't ever remember to leave something for her. Mrs Claus looked at her exhausted husband and wondered if he'd ever change.
See you in 2015! Linking up with Essentially Jess for IBOT