Experiential: Challenge #5
Posted On 29 May 2023
Welcome to the 2023 Writers’ Asylum: Experiential! Every Monday in May is a new challenge.
To successfully complete the challenge, write a short story of 1,000-2,000 words including the prompt and the criteria below.
Good luck and have fun!
Challenge #5: Accidental
Your character was involved in or witnessed an incident that resulted in an unfortunate outcome. Something may have been damaged or destroyed. Someone may have been hurt or even killed. Something or someone may simply be missing. It can be major or minor.
Your challenge is to write a completely unreliable account of what happened that claims it was an accident.
The bonus challenge is to suggest multiple explanations for what really happened. Suggest, but don’t state! How much can you fit in between the lines?