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Writing prompt: Abandoned boat

Ready to write a story?

The wooden boat lays abandoned on the dunes, paint peeling, wood decaying, steel rusting. It looks like a wreck from years ago. But is it?

The orange rope looks fresh. Rumour has it that someone rowed here before the sun rose. Maybe you know who it was, saw them bobbing on the waves in the dim light.

Reach for your notebook and tell their story.

Try writing 100 words or setting a timer for five to fifteen minutes and see where your story leads. We’ve got some great tips for using word prompts here. Happy writing!

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