The Surly Salesman
Seven Simple Sentence Stories is a series meant to inspire the unblocking of writer's block. What better way to get out of that creative slump than by having oneself write a simple story in very few sentences. Why seven? We like alliteration. Want to take part? Take this post's title and create your own simple story in seven sentences.
He was shrewd and forceful. His style clashed with the local culture. Customers would stop coming in. His hawking skills consisted of pointing and suggesting. "You need to buy this. It is good for you." Needless to say, his store did not last long.