The Hunt

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 3:45 PM By crosswaysnet , In ,

WRITER'S DIGEST "Your Story #52" Competition entry
Prompt: Write the opening sentence (25 words or fewer) to a story based on the photo above.

"With their eyes on the prize, he fingered the axe knowing he had a choice to make: The best Christmas tree, or they disappear forever..."


Angie Kittrell Locke said...

OH MY GOODNESS! That sounds like a terrible, terrible thing is about to happen.... chilling... might even say "gripping...."

July 24, 2013 at 3:54 PM
Bram Floria said...

ya think? i couldn't escape how eerie the picture seemed every time i've glanced at it in the past two weeks.

July 24, 2013 at 3:57 PM
Angie Kittrell Locke said...

Yes, the way you've interpreted the image is uniquely disturbing. haha I would have seen it as a more magical, innocent scene... a picture not only tells a thousand words, but maybe even a thousand different stories... no?

August 14, 2013 at 10:42 AM
Bram Floria said...

And in some stories, it's a dead end...

August 14, 2013 at 10:49 AM
Angie Kittrell Locke said...

Yes~ or a fork in the snow. Hey, sorry I didn't write back to this earlier... I never got a notification that alerted me that you said something back! I actually just happened upon your reply by accident! So glad I did!

August 14, 2013 at 10:59 AM

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