Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is your category. Therefore the prompts below are about Valentine’s Day. 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. With no boyfriend, and lonely, the last thing Jackie wanted to do was face another Valentine’s Day alone, with her cat. Besides, she felt its only true purpose was a capitalistic ploy devised by candy companies and florists to make them rich. Infuriated, she gathered a group of her single friends together, who concocted a scheme to…….

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  2. Mrs. Meyers third grade class voted to have a Valentine’s Day party. Knowing many of the children forget to tell their parents, or some families may not have the money, to avoid any child not bringing or receiving the same amount of cards, they would make them during class. Notes were sent home with each student, telling parents not to send store-bought cards, but treats were welcome. Lindsay was particularly enthused, and wanted to……

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  3. Dating someone new is especially awkward around Valentine’s Day. Jordan had only met Tim around the beginning of February, but if they weren’t together, at least talked on the phone every day. Even though she thought he could be ‘the one,’ after only two weeks, it was still too early to say. They hadn’t even slept together yet. Now with Valentine’s Day approaching, she wasn’t sure what to think or do. Should she assume they’ll be together? What about the gift situation? She called her best friend to talk things over, and decided to……

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  4. This was the first time in many years Beth had no Valentine. The past summer her husband of ten years, Jake, was suddenly killed in an auto accident. She already endured Christmas and New Years, without him, but Valentine’s Day was their ‘special’ holiday, since it was the day they met, over twelve years ago. Her friends, knowing it would be a rough one, all called, inviting her to join their dinners, parties, and other special activities. Though she appreciated their good intentions, in her mind it was strictly a ‘couple’s’ holiday, and she was not a couple anymore. When the day finally came, Beth, severely depressed……

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