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99 word prompt : Seeing the light

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January 21, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that rephrases “light at the end of the tunnel.” Think of how the cliche replacement communicates a hopeful ending… Continue reading

99 word prompt : never dreamed

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December 10, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about something a character never dreamed would happen. The situation can be fortuitous, funny, or disappointing. Go where the… Continue reading

99 word prompt : Christmas memories

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December 3, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes family traditions. It can be related to any holiday or situation. How does the tradition impact the… Continue reading

99 word prompt : toilet

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November 19, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that glorifies a toilet. Capture the marvel and status and love for a contraption we’d rather not mention. Go… Continue reading

99 word prompt

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October 22, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a spooky tale told around a campfire. It doesn’t have to include the campfire; it can be the tale. Go where… Continue reading

99 word prompt : Dusty trail

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October 1, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that happens on the dusty trail. It can take place anywhere. Who is your character, where are they going,… Continue reading

99 word prompt : music

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September 10, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes something heard on the radio. It can be from any station or era. What is heard? A… Continue reading

99 word prompt : Lemon Queens

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August 27, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that features Lemon Queens. Maybe it’s an ancient fairy tale or a modern brand name. What ideas seep into… Continue reading

99 word prompt : crowning glory

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July 30, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that uses the phrase “her crowning glory.”  It can be in the traditional sense of a woman’s hair or… Continue reading

99 Word Prompt : What’s in a name?

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July 9, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes that answers the question, who is Monreal Dorb. You can imagine the life of this fictitious person… Continue reading