Friday Flash Fiction: “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?”

Read “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?” at 512 Words or Fewer

This week’s story gets its title from what I believe may be one of the most hated interview questions of all time. Right up there with “describe your biggest weakness.”

The title also signals a moment of retrospection for me: I’ve been cranking out these 512s for almost five years now–since October, 2008–and living off my savings in the meantime. I’m plausibly closer to building a career as a writer, but I haven’t actually done it yet. And all that aside, whatever I end up doing to pay the bills, my ultimate goal is to never have to actually interview for a job ever again.

But that’s another blog post.


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