Writing Prompt: Day 318

318Day 318 of 365 Days of Writing Prompts: Take a career quiz for your character and write a story based on the results.

Shannon: “You never quit, do you,” the new “fan” called from the other side of the fence.

I continued serving the last three balls I had on me, not letting him distract me. My racket hit the last one with a perfect amount of force. It felt good, “No I don’t,” I  finally responded. “Especially when I want to win,” I flashed him a smile before running to chase after the balls.

“Come on,” he whined, “You’re a professional athlete. Shouldn’t someone else be picking those up for you?”

I shook my head with a giggle. I used my racket to swipe a tennis ball from the ground  before turning to shrug at him. “Sorry, I guess the truth is kind of disappointing.”

His face lit up, “No I love it,” he shouted. “But…if you want free help in exchange for stories, I’m your man,” he placed a hand on his chest.

“Deal,” I ran over to unlock the door.

“Ah, so you are a bit of a diva,” he joked, knowing full well every member locked the court they played on.

“Shut up, do you want in or not?” I teased.

Erin: People don’t understand. They think I’m vane. I’m always working though and I am my best advertisement. If I can’t properly design a look for myself, how am I supposed to do it for someone else?

Let a quiz determine your character’s future.

1 thought on “Writing Prompt: Day 318

  1. Finn had to take a career quiz in one of his classes. He went through the quiz slowly, then it said it was computing his results. One of the top answers was artist.
    “Yes!” Finn says, standing up and knocking his chair over.
    “…Someone’s taking this far too seriously,” someone sings behind him.


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