HIGH SCHOOL PROMPTS

Could you write a story from your life in 91 words?

In honor of an elderly student who died just days before her 91st birthday, the online writing site Gotham Writer’s Workshop conducted a contest. The rules were to write a memoir, a story from your life, in 91 words.

HIGH SCHOOL WRITING PROMPT: Could you write a story from your life in just 91 words? Read about this contest and then try it yourself.Now it’s your turn: Select one story from your life, something that you did or something that happened to you, and write it using exactly 91 words.

 

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