1. “I swear I heard you use that argument with your own mom.”
  2. “Clearly you all planned this.”
  3. Here was a thought: Could I divorce my whole family?
  4. “Congratulations, you’ve turned your mother into a monster.”
  5. “It’s not so easy being the one who’s always right.”
  6. “You two never show me any appreciation!”
  7. “Let’s just say you’re off our Christmas card list.”
  8. “Lights! Camera! No! No! No!…”
  9. “There’s a problem. We stink..on ice.”
  10. “Maybe she won’t notice…”
    How I might use these prompts: Numbers 1-6 offer built-in conflict that could shape a story.



Writer. Former teacher. Baker. Spoiler of dogs.


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