Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Story Prompt: A Cold Weather Survival Story

 Winter is here and it's cold.  Where I live we have to wear socks.  But, where many people live, winter can be a matter of life and death.  There are lots of good stories of cold weather survival.  One of my favorite short stories is Jack London's "To Build A Fire."  If you've ever watched the any Creek Stewart's survival shows on The Weather Channel, you'll see how serious cold weather can get.  A wrong turn, a snowmobiling accident, or a sudden change in the weather can lead to disaster. For today's writing prompt, write a story about -- 

being stranded in snow, ice, and frigid temperatures.

Snowmobiling in Finland - Timo Newton-Syms from Helsinki, Finland & Maidenhead, Berkshire, UK, CC BY-SA 2.0 <creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 >, via Wikimedia Commons



Writing Prompt: A Sharp-Dressed Character

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