Write a story featuring the “words not spoken” in a <a href="relationship“>relationship between a father and son. Develop some otherwise common object as a metaphor for the “words not spoken” between a father and son: stone, hammer, photograph, hockey sweater, …
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Write a story that features a “language barrier” in a relationship between a mother and daughter. For example, have the two come into conflict over a misunderstanding of some new 21st century words: “selfie”, “hashtag”, “follower”, “salty”, or “wheeling”. Read …
Write a short story with the first line – “He was terrified of small spaces and she knew” – and containing some sort of direct reference to each of the following: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encyclopædia_Britannica http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_the_Genealogy_of_Morality https://www.edx.org
Would assassination or civil war ever be a justifiable response to rule by tyranny? What would you do if the leader of your country became a vicious tyrant? Respond with a short story or narrative essay.
Write a short story that features a character wearing a physical mask.
Write a modern short story in which your protagonist discovers they are a rare descendant of the Vandals.
Write a short story to test the claim that suffering makes you stronger.