Cleaning out a deceased relative's home, you find a small hidden door.
Write 2,000 words on finding, opening and entering a secret room.
Add a nosy neighbour spying on you.
Write a 1,500-word third-person omniscient story about a Las Vegas wedding chapel on Valentine's Day.
Include at least three wedding ceremonies.
Add a wedding guest's attempt to object.
Write a first-person narrative of any length about attending a singles mixer event in a major city.
Unfortunately, the narrator has already dated everyone in attendance but agrees to stay to support a friend.
Add an uncomfortable emotional attachment or unresolved anger between participants.
Your dream job! You've been hired as a copywriter for a petting zoo.
Write 4 sentences from the perspective of each animal introducing them and explaining why people should come meet them.
Add a few animals normally viewed as predatory and fearsome.
Write a 1,000-word first-person short story from the perspective of motel employee on a long weekend.
Describe the facility, tasks and guests.
Add another 1,000 words documenting a police response at the motel.
Write a 500-word first-person anecdote of a restaurant experience.
Describe the location, service, and meal as accurately as possible.
Try not to use the words "very", "like" or "fine".
Create a text message conversation between two people documenting the end of a long-term relationship.
Use approximately 50 text messages to discuss the situation.
Try to include the words "sacrifice", "compromise", and "child".
Write a 1,000-word short story of the origin of a superpower.
Give a normal person the power of your choice.
Focus on the origin, not on hero vs. villain.
Write a 1,500-word third-person short story about a stranger on public transportation.
Describe the character's day, journey and goals.
Add another 1,500-word short story overlapping with someone the character meets during the day.
Add a third character and third story tied to the second.
Write a 750-word story from the perspective of an old scarf.
The scarf has been donated to a charity and waiting to be selected by a new owner.
Focus on a narrative juxtaposing accomplishment and anxiety.
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