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Writing prompt: The mist


Pushing through branches, you walk out the woodland into the heather, mist forming a blanket as far as you can see. Something moves up ahead but is impossible to make out.

Could it be a human? A creature? Why is it running away?

Reach into your backpack for your notebook, pick up your pace and capture what’s happening before the silhouette disappears.

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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