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Writing a plot that makes readers expect one thing and delivers a different reality is challenging but fun. It leaves the reader pondering and talking about your story. Today's prompt is designed to practice this skill.
Today's Pumping Your Muse Prompt:
Choose one of the following starting points and ending point and write a scene:
*First day of school
*Learning to drive
*Finding a bone fragment
*Making a profit
*Discovering a deadly secret
*Disappointment in the truth
*Character discovers a truth within
Use starting and ending points from the list or your own, but in the end leave your character and your reader changed.
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