The next super-short story writing challenge

Here’s another super-short story writing challenge.

Use the photo to inspire a 150-200 word super-short story – a proper one, with beginning, middle, end and punchline (all super-short stories gotta have a punchline) – and post it on your blog, with the prompt photo and a link back to this blog for others to pick up and join in the fun.

Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand.
Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand.

This particular picture is of the Ahuriri lagoon, adjacent to Napier, New Zealand. The water seen here is all that remains of a much larger lagoon that was formed around 1460 by a massive earthquake that drove the land down – and was then largely destroyed in 1931 by another massive quake that drove the land back up again. Are you ready? Set…


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4 thoughts on “The next super-short story writing challenge

    1. Thank you! Yes, the participation rate hasn’t been all that high of late. I get a lot of hits and ‘likes’ but few people get typing. It’s great to have your contributions on board!

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