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Sunday, October 7

Writing Prompt: The Story Starter: Bad News Before a Good Time

By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy

This week’s prompt is a story starter, so take the element provided and turn it into a story of any length you choose. If you’re stuck on size, I suggest aiming for 1000-2000 words.

The protagonist is getting ready for a happy occasion, when bad—and hard to believe—news arrives.

Write a tale from whatever this triggers, be it a summer wedding or a ritual to summon a Dark Lord (from the evil wizard’s perspective, of course) or anythng in between. Have fun with it and see what develops.

1 comment:

  1. Everything was perfect. The flowers were arranged as she had asked, and the food was blending flavors in steam trays in the kitchen. And she was nearly ready.