This week’s mega short-story challenge

This week’s writing challenge is inspired by a photo I took of the ‘Martian tripod’ at the end of Courtenay Place, Wellington, New Zealand.

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. of course the story can be about anything.

The 'Martian tripod' in Courtenay Place, Wellington.
The ‘Martian tripod’ in Courtenay Place, Wellington.

The ‘tripod’ is actually a sculpture of a camera, made by Weta Workshop – and it stands across the road from the Embassy Theatre, where Sir Peter Jackson premiered a couple of his The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies.

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