Here’s the next post in the series of writing prompts. I hope these help to get the creative juices flowing.
- In an alternate history story, airplanes (of a sort) were invented and perfected centuries before electricity and the telephone.
- Three people meet in a train car. One of them is pretending to be someone else, while another hopes that nobody looks at her. The third person wishes he could be anywhere but there. Explain why.
- A bankrupt circus troupe continues performing while its owner considers when to dissolve the company. Have him suddenly realize their newest juggler is the answer to all his problems.
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