Prompt #3: “Tweet the story of your life”
“Itinerary: ATL to LAX to BUR to OAK to MDW to OAK to ???
Estimated duration of travel: 261,049 hours.
Estimated time to final destination: ???”
Prompt #2: “Tweet the entire plot of the original Star Wars”.
“Farm boy dreams big, finds robots, meets aliens, discovers purpose, joins army, shoots down giant ball, launches entertainment empire.”
The eminently thoughtful Suky Longfield gave me a book, “642 Tiny Things to Write About” from the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto. I’ll regularly post the prompt here. Feel free to contribute!
#1 “Boil down Hamlet, Shakespeare’s longest play, to a tweet (140 characters).”
I read Hamlet in high school, so it’s been a while. Here goes (spoiler alert):
“Boy meets ghost of father. Boy vows to avenge father. Boy makes speeches. Palace intrigue! More speeches. Girl goes insane. Everyone dies.”