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Writing prompt: The pier


The pier is empty this evening, the sea calm, but you’ve heard a storm is on its way. You take a seat on one of the benches and look back to land.

You were expecting someone five minutes ago. Where are they?

Only you know the reason for your meeting, why it’s so important to see each other tonight, why what you have to say cannot wait.

Reach for your notebook and tell the 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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