Weekend Prompt: Tragically, Hero

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Hey writers,

Anyone have an iPhone? I’ve been too attached to my old phone (read: thrifty) to pick one up, but am steadily wishing I would. WD Market Books Managing Editor Alice Pope gave me a heads-up about this: featherproof Books’ TripleQuick Fiction iPhone app. In a nutshell, the app will serve up stories that are 333 words long (three iPhone screens). Writers can also pen (thumb-type?) their own pieces on the phone, snap a photo of themselves with the on-board camera, and submit it all on the spot.

Staring wistfully at my antique, offering a random prompt and wishing you the best of weekends,



PROMPT:Tragically, Hero
In 500 words or fewer, funny, sad or stirring:

Write the story of how your hero came to be missing a tooth.