Country Store 2/11/10

Small towns gather secrets, and this one was no exception. They all have them; hearsay and innuendo are their lifeblood. Nothing ever gets mentioned directly – that would be scandalous – but it hovers on everyone’s breath. –Catharsis by Jonathan Face

Fiction Writing Prompt: Set a story in a small town and use secrets to provide conflict.

Journaling Prompt: Write about secrets and hearsay in your town or your workplace and how to react to it.

Art Prompt: Small town secrets

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Tell your audience a story about how secrets, gossips, rumors, or innuendo ruined someone’s life.

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