While this is a writing exercise, I’d like to think that anyone can join in. So, if you want to have a go then please do. I hope there will be exercises such as this one posted up here from time to time, from various of our members, and I hope you’ll all play along and have some fun.
- The poster sets word count limits and any other conditions.
- Supportive and constructive comments only if you feel the need to comment on another’s contribution.
- There are no prizes.
- Your words are your own, the Independent Writers’ Association holds no right to anything you post on our site.
- Have fun!
I’ll start you off and ask you a question, you carry on the piece in 250 words or less and post your response in the comments here. If you wish to share your response, or this exercise then please link back to this post from wherever you’re sharing.
Lit by candles, the table stood in the centre of the room. Its smooth surface the result of years of use and the pressure of many hands across its wooden planes. Three pale wax candles rested on a metal plate to one side, flames casting a flickering light on the box.
The box was a perfect cube, gleaming steel with no apparent opening. But contained inside…..
Your task: What’s in the box?
You have 250 words to explore the room, the table and discover what’s in the box.
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