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Writing Prompt #19

It was a dark and stormy night. She was thrilled. This was her favorite kind of weather. It was the sunny days you had to watch out for. She shivered at the thought. Interested in getting your short story published? Submit your short story from this prompt using my contacts page and have a chance… Continue reading Writing Prompt #19

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Story Prompt #17

Long ago, two kingdoms reigned. One was full of snow and ice, the other full of flowers and sunlight. The people were distant from one another. But, on the border of the two kingdoms, things were just a little bit different... Please use this story prompt and photo to inspire your own creative short story.… Continue reading Story Prompt #17

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Story Prompt #9

Today is your first time in a hot air balloon. The operator looks young and a bit nervous. As you rise, you see police cars pull in below. The operator turns to you, eyes wide. "I'm on the run. Either you're coming with or you can hop out now."   Any stories from this prompt… Continue reading Story Prompt #9

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Story Prompt #8

"The last person you speak to on your eighteenth birthday is either the person you will end up with or the person who will kill you. Write about going to a traveling circus show on that day." Any stories from this prompt submitted using my contacts page have a chance to be published on my… Continue reading Story Prompt #8

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Story Prompt #7

"You are given a car with unlimited gas and mileage. The only catch is that you can never stay in a place more than two days. Write a story about your travels on the road." Any stories from this prompt submitted using my contacts page have a chance to be published on my site with… Continue reading Story Prompt #7

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Elemental Short Story-Water

The water was warmer than he expected. His diving suit seemed to keep away the chill that should be spreading through each limb in this deep of water. As a researcher, he knew that the darkness was natural, the glimpses of fish floating around him caught in his flashlight shouldn’t spook him. But something about… Continue reading Elemental Short Story-Water

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Story Prompt #6

You are the first person to travel to the moon in fifty years. You arrive and all forms of communication with Earth drop. You step out and you’re greeted by a large group in spacesuits. One steps forward and looks at you curiously. “You escaped, too?”   Any stories from this prompt submitted using my… Continue reading Story Prompt #6

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Story Prompt

"Two mountain climbers have reached the summit they never thought they could get to. Tell the story of them making their way back down."   If you need help with the setting, check out my post on How to Write a Cold Weather Scene. Any stories from this prompt submitted using my contacts page have… Continue reading Story Prompt