Christmas

Every prompt will center around the topic of Christmas. Read the prompt and finish the story. As you will see below the prompt is a file you can download. Download this file, print it out and write your story, or download the file, fill in the story, and save it.

Now write your story based on these prompts and see if you can come up with a good surprise ending. There are no wrong answers. All you want to do is let your mind wonder, use your imagination, and let the words flow.

  1. It was Christmas Eve and all was quiet in Betsy’s house. Her parents were already asleep, but she and her brother, Brady, were trying to stay awake, to catch a glimpse of Santa Claus. They must have dozed off for a while, but woke up right after midnight from a sound coming from…..

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  2. Ali’s family always made a big deal over Christmas. They’d deck the halls and deck the house with more lights and decorations as the years went by. She thought it was too much, and seemed to be embarrassed over her parents’ enthusiasm. This year she especially felt that went overboard, when they…..

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  3. Todd was a freshman in college and away from his family for the first time in his life. His home was in New York, but he chose a school in California, to attend. This obviously made it very difficult to go home for weekends, etc. Because of his intense studies and schedule, he already missed going home for Thanksgiving, and was determined to make it back for Christmas. He arranged the flights, but on the day before he was supposed to leave, a major storm in NY threatened to…..

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  4. Sandy was now 18, had graduated high school, and was working at her first full-time job. Every year in the past, when Christmas came around she never had money to buy presents for family and friends. This year was finally different, as ever since she began her job, she stashed away a little amount, just for this occasion. She had accumulated almost $1,000, and now could buy everyone nice presents, and make up for all those years. But when she went to the bank to withdraw the funds…..

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