Hampton Roads Writers

Writing Prompt for October 23, 2008


3 Part Prompt

Write complete story that contains the following three elements:
  • a banker


  • a wino


  • a florist stuck in an elevator with no lights


  • AS A CHALLENGE

  • Write the story (three stories) from the limited POV of each of the characters


  • AND/OR


  • write each story in 500 words or less


  • AND/OR


  • Do not use dialogue tags or names within the dialogue to orient the reader as to who said what. Instead, use meaningful beats as speaker attributions.


  • AND/OR


  • use the following words in the story:
    banal
    panoply
    Jell-O
    festinate


  • HAVE FUN!

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