When a Stranger Taps You on the Shoulder

Author:
Publish date:

You're leaving your favorite restaurant after eating breakfast when a stranger taps you on the shoulder. But this tap leads to a conversation—and adventure—that leaves you with one item that you never thought you'd ever own. Start your story with "I hate to bother you, but I have something important to ask." And end your story with, "And that's how I ended up being the proud owner of a (fill in the blank)."

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

Want more creative writing prompts? Consider:

Z6930