Fandango’s Story Starter #57

It’s time for my weekly Story Starter prompt. Here’s how it works. Every Tuesday morning (my time), I’m going to give you an incomplete “teaser” sentence and your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to build a story (prose or poetry) around that partial sentence. It doesn’t have to be the first sentence in your story, and you don’t even have to use it in your post at all if you don’t want to. The purpose of the teaser is simply to spark your imagination and to get your storytelling juices flowing.

This week’s Story Starter teaser is:

In the three days since Richard had received the subpoena to testify at the trial, he frantically …

If you care to write and post a story built from this teaser, be sure to link back to this post and to tag your post with #FSS. I would also encourage you to read and enjoy what your fellow bloggers do with their stories.

And most of all, have fun.

14 thoughts on “Fandango’s Story Starter #57

  1. bushboy August 2, 2022 / 5:51 am

    In the three days since Richard had received the subpoena to testify at the trial, he frantically.…spent so many hours trying to spell subpoena correctly 🙂

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  2. The Autistic Composter August 2, 2022 / 12:30 pm

    In the three days since Richard had received the subpoena to testify at the trial, he frantically looked for ways to be present but not. Usually the case with average Joes testifying against the mafia didn’t end well.

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