Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Writing Prompt: A Deck of Cards

 Card games have been part of the human experience for hundreds of years.  Like a roll of the dice, the turn of a card can provide a random number or add to a winning or losing hand in a card game.

The card suites diamonds, hearts, clubs, and spades all have their own symbolism and lore.  The cards themselves and face cards like Jack, Queen, and King have their values.  Everyone likes to have an ace up their sleeve.

In fiction, cards show up regularly.  For me, the novels of Ian Fleming incorporate casinos and high stakes gambling on a regular basis.  The game of Baccarat comes to mind.

For today's writing prompt, write a piece of short fiction that incorporates -

a deck of cards.

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