Jenny Matlock hosts this weekly meme. Thank you! J
Her challenge to participants is to use the prompt and up to 100 more words to produce a piece of writing in any style. Click here to read more and perhaps be inspired to join in! The prompt is in red italics.
He had never been accused of being intelligent . . . yet everywhere he went cameras flashed in his face. He was quoted on every subject though his remarks were rarely original.
Everyone said that his unassuming manner was what they liked about him. How had he come to such prominence? He thought it might be something to do with inheriting a colossal fortune and a major shareholding in one of the most successful global businesses.
He wondered if he should study the market before his first board meeting. Accordingly, he drove to the nearest street market and watched the stallholders all day.
He learnt nothing, but then he had never been accused of being intelligent . . .