Continue this sentence into a five-paragraph short story
Hello and welcome to The Coffeelicious’s first-ever writing prompt! Since it’s October, we thought it would be high time for us to start our long-awaited writing prompt.
It’s very simple: Continue the sentence below into a short story, no longer than five paragraphs, and submit it as a response to this post. We will feature the best stories and their writers on our next newsletter. Here is the sentence:
When I got home that night, I noticed the smiling jack-o-lantern in my front yard was crushed.
Would you spin that into a horror scene? A heartbreaking memory? A surreal piece? Go crazy and give us your best!
Cheers! — The Coffeelicious Editorial Team