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Sunday, October 14

Writing Prompt: The Chain Story: Something New to Something Old

By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy

This week’s prompt is a chain story! I’ll give you the first line, and someone else comments and builds off that line. Next commenter will build off that line, and so on.

In the event of two commenters posting at the same time and sending the story in different directions, just pick the line you like best, or try to incorporate both if you can.

A fresh coat of paint can do wonders.


Let the fun begin.

8 comments:

  1. , whether it's on an old fence or an old face.

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  2. In both cases it is supposed to protect something valuable. But, if it is too thick th stuff behind will deteroriate

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  3. Looking in the mirror, Peewee the Magnificent could confirm that greasepaint had a particularly erosive effect.

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  4. So, they peed on it.

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  5. Besides, a fresh coat of paint for her new shabby house was about all she could afford after losing most everything in the divorce.

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  6. Vermillion red had been her first choice. That is until she realised where she'd seen it was on the lips of Peewee's new tart Veronica.

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  7. So she ripped that color from her mind forever, replacing it with turquoise and sapphire like the waves crashing inside her.

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  8. She wondered how many times she would have to do that, to rip something from herself and replace it with something new. Did it always have to end like this?

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