26 Apr Story Continuation Challenge Prompt 8
Last week’s challenge was interesting, wasn’t it?
I enjoyed it a lot, especially the contradiction in the tone of the words and the actual action happening in the scene.
I liked Kay’s story a lot. Wicked, it was! Lisa had me begging for more and Mandi’s story on ‘Renewing My License‘ was interesting. If you haven’t read them, head over now. 🙂
But the best one, that got the maximum likes too was Sonali’s crime revenge thriller. The Delhi summer heat is scorching and reading all these amazing stories is a welcome respite. Thanks so much participating in the challenge.
The Delhi summer heat is scorching and reading all these amazing stories is a welcome respite. Thanks so much participating in the challenge.
Over to this week’s prompt –
The new morning brought with it new hope.
Challenge Rules –
- Please complete the story in a maximum of 3 sentences (the first line is the prompt, so you have the freedom to write either 1 or 2 lines more.)
- Stories need to be shared in the comments section of that prompt’s post so that everybody can read them at one place.
- If you feel inspired to write a longer story, please feel free to write it on your own blog with a ping-back to the respective prompt.
- If a comment or story written by another blogger inspires you to write one of your own, please remember to thank them.
- Creativity rules. The story could be told in a rhyming poem, free verse or prose. It could be funny, dark, thought-provoking or even a true incident retold creatively.
- The Challenge will run from Tuesday to Sunday.
- Most creative stories shall get a special mention in next week’s challenge.
- The main purpose of this challenge is to have fun and learn. Those who are able to mentor and help others grow in their writing; you are encouraged to do so. All constructive feedback should be communicated in a kind and helpful manner AND received in a welcoming manner.
- Please do read other stories and visit their blogs or give them feedback here. Each one of us is here to showcase our writing to others. Give first what you want in return.
- If you are interested in participating in the challenge, please follow the blog to receive the prompts via email.
- As before, remember to go off the beaten track. Think out-of-the-box.
Prompt 8 Rules –
- The story must start with a morning scene, and should refer to an incident that is sure to happen in the immediate future.
- Additional challenge – Introduce a scene that contradicts the hope described in the first sentence.
This prompt is open till Sunday, May 1st, 2016. Please remember to submit your stories in the comments before then.
My story is –
The new morning brought with it new hope. Not for him, though.
With shaky legs and wet cheeks, he stood under the sign that announced City Crematorium.
Yesterday, in his possession had been the lifeless body of his 4-year old. Today, it would be grey dust in an earthen pot.
Go on, spin forth your magic yet again. I look forward to reading your stories.