Café Talk

            Some people love to sit in a café, nurturing a steaming cup of coffee while talking with friends. Others go alone, but listen to what’s being said.

            When there’s disagreement, things can be really interesting…or embarrassing, depending upon POV.

            Your task is to write a story that takes place in a café. It can be a fancy one situated in an expensive locale. Imagine a busy Parisian street, where lots of people walk by. Or downtown New York City, in the financial district.

            The café could be in a war-torn city, surrounded by ruined buildings or in the heart of the low income part of a major city, a place were homeless sleep on the streets and drug-deals go down.

            Give your protagonist a colorful background, such as being a loan officer at the bank or a farmer who’d just sold her grain. To make things interesting, add an additional character. That way dialogue will help readers see and understand what’s happening.

            Have fun with this one.