This week's Flash Fiction Friday challenge was to write a story about a milestone in a character's life, including five specific words. The following was posted last Friday -
- 12/05/1933: National Prohibition ended.
- 12/12/1925: The first motel opened in the United States (The Motel Inn in San Luis Obispo, California).
- 12/17/1791: The first one-way street was created in New York City.
- 12/21/1440: Bluebeard was executed. Our impending Armageddon is the 572nd anniversary of this particular event. Coincidence?
- 12/27/1947: ’Howdy Doody’with host Bob Smith, made its TV debut on NBC.
A lot of life-altering events have occurred throughout the centuries during the month of December. Let us in on what high drama enters the life of one of your characters.
Prompt: Write a story about a character(s) life-changing event and include the following words: December, blizzard, secret, clown, doughnut.
Word Limit: 1,500 words.
Mine came in at 1261 words