The Girl at the Bar

16 October 2017 ● less than 1 min read ● 1 image
The Girl at the Bar

The Girl at the Bar is a simple story that explores love, friendship, and family. Within a basic framework of boy-meets-girl-at-bar, I wanted to explore the conflicted feelings of finding love in the midst of bad/unusual circumstances, and love-hate relationships with alcohol.

The illustrations for the story were done by Luis Mendo, and the idea was born of a social-media story revolving around the bartender -- a story you can read on the app I work as editor on, LongShorts.

Story link: https://medium.com/human-parts/the-girl-at-the-bar-484cd8822d04
Luis Mendo: https://www.canvas.co.com/creatives/luis-mendo
LongShorts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/longshorts-stories-open-rehearsal/id1163103353?ls=1&mt=8

Nice selection of music "Waltz for Debby"! That was fitting nicely into your story. For me, this is kind of a story I want to read before falling asleep on the bed quietly :)

So good!

Was saving this for a few moments when I could properly concentrate while reading it. Glad I did - absolutely beautiful writing! And of course, accompanied by fantastic visuals!

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Hengtee Lim

I'm a writer in Tokyo, Japan

I'm a Tokyo based writer who does food, coffee, and short fiction. In love with the ever constant ebb and flow of Tokyo life.

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