Write a short story inspired by one of these funny newspaper headlines. Visit the Bestlifeonline.com webpage, and read their selection of the “25 Funniest Newspaper Headlines of All Time.” Write a story inspired by your chosen headline. Remember, today’s prompt is this week’s Flash Contest. Submit your response here.
Write about someone you know but don’t know much about–maybe your neighborhood mail carrier, or the checkout clerk at the supermarket. Think about what their life is like–really think about it. The only rule: you can’t interview them.
Who is telling the story? Try playing around with point of view. Write an outline for a short scene with two characters in conflict (it doesn’t have to be too serious, they could just be disagreeing over who gets to use the bathroom first or eat the last piece of pie). What happens? Why is […]
Write a story about a villain who is unaware they are the villain.