Saturday, December 21, 2019

Christmas Writing Prompt: Elf in a Story

Everyone jokes about the popular Christmas toy, Elf on Shelf, and there must be a million memes devoted to this annoying little elf, but there don't seem to be many actual stories about him.  Fortunately, the writing community is well-positioned to correct that shortage.  For today's writing prompt, write a short story about --


a toy elf that comes to life before Christmas.

Elf on a Shelf - photo by An Errant Knight [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)]

It just wouldn't be Christmas without a story about an Elf on a Shelf!  For extra for fun, check out all the questions about this product on Amazon!


For a Christmas read check out this indie classic by Cristina van Deventer: 

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