Hampton Roads Writers

Writing Prompt for September 21, 2008


3 Part Prompt

Write a complete story that contains the following three elements:
  • A dirty kitchen


  • A kid


  • Any character within the story (could be the kid or someone else you make up) who is terrified of something nearby


  • AS A CHALLENGE

  • Write the story from the first or third person limited point of view of some character other than the child.


  • AND/OR


  • write the story in exactly 55 words.


  • AND/OR


  • Use some element of the supernatural in the story.




  • use the following words in the story--persnickitty, banal, and tainted


  • HAVE FUN!

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