Day 327 of 365 Days of Writing Prompts: Write a story to go with the title “Thanks-taking”.
Erin: Thanks-taking is about a disgruntled family member slowly taking the lives of their family members on the only holiday everyone is forced around the dinner table together. The trick is to sort through all of the possible motives and figure out who snapped.
Shannon: My family has never been good at Thanksgiving. In fact we’re so bad we had to create a new holiday name so people would understand how awful it is. No one is grateful and no one is happy. We take as if it’s the only thing that can solve our gloom.
Let the title lead the story.