Write a short story that begins with “Once upon a time, in a land far away…” and ends with “…and they all lived happily ever after.” This prompt is our November Flash Contest. Please check the Contest page for full details.
What if a misplaced letter in a word changes everything? A story about someone who wins a million dollars would be very different if they actually won a million collars; a painting of a world under the sea would look very different to a world inside a pea. Play around with a key word in […]
Sometimes a plot turns on a mistake or a miscommunication. What if the crucial email, letter, text or phone message never arrived? It could be a disaster, or it might mean a lucky escape. Write a story where an important message never got through, and that changes the outcome for the better.