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Sunday, December 22, 2019

Reedsy weekly writing prompts: That Holiday Feeling

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Submissions will be approved and published within 7 days of the contest closing.

Please keep your submission between 1,000 - 3,000 words.

  • You live in a neighborhood where lots of people go out of town for the holidays. But lately, this has been resulting in an increased number of break-ins.
  • Just before Christmas, a long-lost relative you've never heard of enters your life.
  • Write a short story about a work Christmas party that goes... awry.
  • Write a short story about an inn-keeper wondering whether this will be their last holiday season in business.
  • You are a bartender working a night shift when a group of people come in on a holiday pub crawl.
  • Holiday

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