Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Writing Prompt: The Eccentric Character

In recent times, the quirky girl has become a fiction trope.  She always wears glasses and often hides a gorgeous figure under the most nerdy attire.  She specializes in something technical or arcane and often saves the day.  At least, that's the way it works on television shows.  However, eccentric characters have long been a staple of literature, television, and movies.  The eccentrics are the inventors, the philosophers, and the slightly crazy people who invent gadgets, solve vexxing problems, or point out obvious absurdities in the conventional world.

For today's writing prompt, spin a short story or flash fiction tale that involves an -

eccentric character.

A vintage car in Croatia - photo by photographer Mia Felicita Bertelli from Firenze, Italia / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)

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