The Watermelon Drop by Chelsea Graydon
Approx. 2,650 words.
Published on April 12, 2012 by
The low level con ain’t an easy way to earn a living, but a grifter does what he’s gotta do. And Curtis’s latest, a classic watermelon drop that plays on the stupidity of rich Japanese tourists…well, it’s just satisfying somehow. Until his latest mark -- pretty, embarrassed, and not too bright -- suggests a way to step up his game.