Family

Every prompt will center around the topic of family. 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. Vicki hated being the youngest in a family of eight kids. With five older brothers, and two sisters, she always seemed to get the short end of every deal. It was particularly traumatic during holidays like Christmas, when everyone was supposed to get an equal amount of gifts. She felt the older ones not only got more, but were given more freedom, and had more privileges too. Being the last one sucked, in her opinion, and it made her want to…..

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  2. Throughout his childhood, Perry grew up feeling different than his two younger brothers. There were drastic differences in physical appearance alone, as he was tall, lanky, with dark hair, and olive skin, while his brothers were built stout, and had fairer complexions. People even commented on how alike the two other boys looked, and made jokes that Perry was the mailman’s kid. Appearance wasn’t the only difference, as he was studious, and mathematically inclined, but his brothers couldn’t add two plus two. The whole thing unnerved him, and on his 18th birthday, he got the surprise of his life…..

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  3. Denise always envied people with large families. She could count her entire family members on one hand. Her mother had one sister, who never married, or had children, and her dad was an only child. Because of this, she never had any cousins, and felt she was missing out on something. As an adult, her one and only brother never married either; therefore, no little pip-squeaks called her “auntie.” It pained her greatly, so when she got married…..

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  4. Brandon’s mom and dad divorced when he was only four. After that his mom took him, moved out of state, and got remarried the following year, making it very difficult for his dad to see or even have contact with him. Growing up, he was made to believe his father was the one who abandoned him, but the older he got, the more he realized it was really his mother who kept them apart. When he finally had the chance to spend some quality time with his dad, and learned the truth about what happened back then, he…..

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