Tell Tale – Weekend Writing Prompt

artwork by phil burns

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend. How you use the prompt is up to you. Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like. Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise. If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in Sammi’s Comment Section

Click here to hear the author read his words:

Tell Tale

He watches me with surprising confidence.
My hand trembles slightly.
The difference between triumph and disaster is marginal.
I breathe.
Either I split the apple or I shatter my son’s skull.

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8 Responses to Tell Tale – Weekend Writing Prompt

  1. notestowomen says:

    I wonder if the son would have had such confidence if he knew what was going on behind that calm facade.

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  2. I’m told he went on to win Switzerland Has Talent.


  3. Dear CE,

    William had a tale to Tell, didn’t he?




  4. Dora says:

    A very “telling” difference.


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