Business Trip by Tom Smith
Tom Smith has written sketches/gags for several shows including 4amcabs, Friday Football Special, Newsrevue, The Treason Show and BBC Radio 4 Extra Newsjack. Many of his short stories/articles have appeared in several publications including, amongst others, Underground Magazine, Amock Magazine, Cambridge Nutter, Novel Magazine. He won the November 99fiction.com short story competition and has been long listed and short listed for 5 Stop Story Summer Competition and Global Short Story Competition, respectively.
Business Trip lived in my ideas book for far too long, but I dismissed it because I felt the story would only worked as an end scene and I didn’t want to write 1,000 words either side just to get it published. Then I came across the fabulous 99 Fiction Team and it was the perfect home for my story.
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