A Short-Form Love Story: 6

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, and inspired by the book The List: A Love Story in 781 Chapters by Aneva Stout, we invited several members of the Workman staff to each write a short form love story in just 5 to 7 numbered “chapters.” Our penultimate love story for today is written by an anonymous member of the sales department, aka In Progress. Enjoy!

The Short List:
A Grown-Up Love Story by In Progress

  1. You’ll agree to be set up on a blind date by a friend.
    1. The date will go well, but it’ll turn out that the date is “seeing someone else”
    2. The date will go badly, and your friend will be noticeably cooler towards you
  2. You’ll be skeptical of blind dates in the future.
  3. You’ll get lonely, and ask girlfriends of friends if they have
    any single friends.
  4. Your relationships with your friends’ girlfriends will noticeably
  5. You’ll decide to try online dating.
    1. You’ll set up an account
    2. You’ll go on a date
    3. You’ll never update your account, or look at it, ever again
  6. You’ll meet someone at a bar.
  7. You’ll feel like a grown-up.
    1. and a teenager

    The format of this story was inspired by the book, The List: A Love Story in 781 Chapters.

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    Stuart Gorley
    June 6, 2012 at 6:44 pm

    Have you ever considered creating an e-book or guest authoring on other websites? I have a blog based upon on the same information you discuss and would love to have you share some stories/information. I know my viewers would enjoy your work. If you’re even remotely interested, feel free to send me an email.

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