Select ONE of the follow options:
Option #1:Write The Killer Husband from the viewpoint of ONE of the following characters:Option #2:--The first (and murdered) wife
--The second wife
--One of the killer’s children
--The priest or clergyman
--The policeman who records the killer’s confessionFeel free to change the title and do whatever it takes to make the story your own.Write a prequel (events occurring before the main story) or sequel (events occurring after the main story) to “Hills Like White Elephants,” by Ernest Hemingway.Option #3:Write a story consisting completely of dialogue, with NO exposition at all. You may use, where appropriate, dialogue tags, but without adjectives and adverbs. In other words, this option requires that the dialogue alone should develop your characters, the plot, and the structure of your story.
If you have an alternate idea that you would like to try out instead of the above options, please go ahead.
Don’t worry if none of these prompts inspire you.
Don’t worry if you don’t finish this piece today or ever; you might discover that this prompt, for you, is a “false start.” Writers should experience a lot of false starts.