Sunday, April 28, 2019

Writing Prompt: The Tycoon

In America, business tycoons occupy a special place in society.  From fictional tycoons like J.R. Ewing and Gordon Gecko to real life business leaders like Elon Musk and Bill Gates, when these larger than life characters make a move, the world takes note.  For writers, the business tycoon can play a lot of roles.  They can be visionaries or villains and, sometimes, they can be both.  Business tycoons have the personal power to drive people to accomplish goals.  They also can have some glaring personal flaws that drive them towards their singular focus of making money.  Overall, they are interesting characters.  For today's writing prompt, write us a story involving -

a business titan

Larry Hagman - the actor who portrayed J.R. Ewing on Dallas. Photo by Toglenn [CC BY-SA 3.0 (] 

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