I'm a writer because I have stage fright.
There was a time when every story was new and exciting. Before it became history, it sparked discussion and debates and reviews and reactions. How would your character respond to the news? That’s this weeks writing prompt. Are you up to the challenge?
Challenge: Old News
Word count: 4,000 words or less
Genre: flash fiction, poem, short story, essay, song, scene from film script or play, etc.
Due date: next Friday*
Prompt: Research any event in history that would have been covered by national newspapers. Study how the story was covered from multiple sources. Imagine your character sees this story in one or two of these newspapers. How does your character react? How does this event affect their everyday lives?
*If you want to share your writing with us, link your work to A Vase of Wildflowers on your blog and make sure to place the link to your story in the comments of this post.
The previous challenge: LIMELIGHT FOR THE MINOR CHARACTER