Happy weekend—here’s to hoping yours is full of written words and charming fall weather. And, perhaps, a story spawning from the following prompt …
First Date, Last Day
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Write a story about a couple on their first date—on the last day of something. (The last day of the year? The last day of a marriage? The last day of the world?)
Want more writing prompts and exercises? Brian Kiteley has packed more than 200 wildly original ones into his 3 A.M. Epiphany. Check it out here.
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