Prompt 91: Dear Santa

“You are a fifty-three-year-old woman living in Chicago. Write a letter to Santa.” Dear Santa (Saint Nick, Father Christmas, Mr. Claus, whatever it is you call yourself these days), I’ve never written to you before. Isn’t that odd? The thing is, my father didn’t believe in you. Well, he didn’t believe in making the world […]

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Prompt 84: Dear Reader

“Write a letter to the reader of a novel you haven’t finished yet” Dear reader, First of all, I want to say thank you. In a world where we have thousands (if not millions) of things vying for our attention, I find myself so grateful for the fact that you chose to deliver some of […]

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Prompt 70

“An elderly person finally takes the last picture on a film camera they’ve had for decades. Today they’re going to print it.” Mary was weary of the task ahead of her. In her slow motions towards packing up the house, she had left Michael’s closet for the very end. She had not felt up to […]

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Prompt 33

“Put your iPod on random shuffle, write down the lyric of the first song that comes on, and use it as an opening line” Letter to my love Well, I tried to do what I thought was right, and I know I fucked it up sometimes, but you always saw through my crap to the […]

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