Submissions aren’t the only way writers get to be creative on NITH. We asked Jason this question, check out his response below.
Question: You are sitting in an expensive restaurant with a group of friends, enjoying a classy meal. The room is packed, the waiters are busy, yet the mood is sombre. In one corner a string quartet plays dutifully over the culinary din.
A waiter brings over your entrée, mushrooms stuffed with cheese and red pepper. As your fork pierces the fungal skin the door opens and a woman enters. She is barefoot and wears an overcoat. Her hair is auburn. She crosses the room near to where you are sitting and disrobes. Beneath she is nude.
Deftly, she climbs into the lobster tank and begins to swim with the crustaceans. The room is silent. The quartet has stopped playing. At another table a waiter over pours a bottle of wine and the spillage spreads a red stain over the bleached tablecloth.
What happens next?