Mother

Mother is your category. Therefore the prompts below are about mothers. It can be your mother or any mother. 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. Debra and her mother never got alone. All her life they fought like cats and dogs about anything and everything – school, friends, boys, clothes, and jobs. She always found something wrong with any friend Debra had, and it was becoming obvious that there was nothing she could do, that would please her ‘perfect’ mother. Even when Debra got accepted to a top university, made excellent grades, then found a high-paying, prestigious job, her mom still found something negative to say. The final straw came when Debra…..

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  2. It wasn’t until Cindy reached her 21st birthday, did she learn the truth about her family. The secret of her adoption was finally revealed, and shocked was an understatement of how it made Cindy feel. Twenty-one years without an iota of concern over the repercussions this might have on her, was not going to be dismissed. The outrage and anger Cindy felt over knowing her entire life was a lie, forced her to…..

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  3. Growing up without a mother was tragically heartbreaking for any girl, but especially Terri, who never seemed to get over her untimely death. Killed in a skiing accident, at the young age of only 26, her infant Terri, would never know her mother. Now, at the age her mother was at the time of her death, Terri recently learned she is expecting a baby girl of her own. Even before the baby is born, Terri, still traumatized by the past, decides to start creating a legacy for her daughter, just in case. She…..

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  4. It was a difficult thing to admit, or talk about, but Val eventually came to terms with her mother being in prison. Val was four, her sister Katie, two, and baby Christopher had just been born, when their dad walked out one day, and never came back. Raising three little ones alone was endless and unimaginable, at that time, and desperate to assure the kids had a roof over their heads and food in their bellies; Val’s mom did something that got her a minimum 25-year prison sentence. Because of this, Val…..

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