Write Over the Hump

Here’s an interesting little phrase to jump-start your writing today. What can you do with it? Remember, you only have 10 minutes to write, so let your imagination spur you on. And there’s something new: a contest with publication as the prize. When you’re finished writing your story, send it along to me, and I’ll post the three top entries on Monday. Email to a.prompt.a.day.contest@gmail.com

Ready? Start with:

If only the cookies hadn’t been stale…

About Susan Tuttle

Susan Tuttle is a professional freelance editor, writing instructor and multi-award winning author of 21 books—6 nonfiction on writing (Write It Right), 6 suspense novels and 7 collections of award-winning short stories. She also has stories in both volumes of "Deadlines", the new anthology from the Central Coast Chapter of Sisters in Crime (SinC), Tales from a Rocky Coast, and the SLO NightWriter anthology. Under the pen name Susan Grace O'Neill, she is the author of the Journey With Jesus series: Lord, Let Me Grow (Parables) vol. 1, and Lord, Let Me Walk (Lent). She is currently working on volume #2 of her Skylark P.I. series (a PI with paranormal abilities), as well as 2 YA fantasy series. And she teaches fiction writing in both the morning and afternoon every Wednesday. Email her if you're interested in joining her class. And follow her on Twitter and FaceBook.