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A Different Match

This week's writing prompt will involve retelling classic tales with the romantic pairings altered.
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Photo: Annie Spratt on Unsplash

Photo: Annie Spratt on Unsplash

How different would Pride and Prejudice have been if Elizabeth Bennet accepted the marriage proposal from Mr. Collins? Would the fate of Middlemarch characters still be the same if Dorothea Brooke had met Dr. Lydgate before Rev. Casaubon? What would The Sun Also Rises look like if every male character wasn't vying for the affection of Lady Brett Ashley?

Creative writing prompt: Start a retelling of a classic tale in which the romantic pairings of characters are altered.

Post your response (500 words or fewer) in the comments below.