You look into the sky and see a hot air balloon. Inside the basket, you can see the ant-sized people, waving their hands to and fro. It’s nice to see. At least there are still people out there who like to greet their fellow human.
Seconds later, you see the orange flames as they tear through the basket, and it’s right then that you realise they weren’t greeting you at all…
* * *
Try this prompt for size and create something based on it. If you do write something, please share it with us in one way or another. Tag us in a post, post it in the comments, send it to us in an email – we’d love to read your work.
Who knows? If you send something our way and we really like the way you write, we might just offer you a discount on our editing services. Or we might even edit a few chapters for free. It’s worth a try on your part.
You can reach us with your submission or with any questions/inquiries here.
DISCLAIMER: These prompts are here for you to use however you like. You can use them to aid you in short story inspiration for competitions, or even for full-length novels. They’re yours. Consider them your little gift – from us, to you. Do with them as you wish!Follow us to stay up to date with our writing tips/advice, schedule updates, special offers, prize giveaways, and writing-based competitions. Got any questions/inquiries? Hit that little email icon and send them over.