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PROMPT:"Run!" he yelled.

Why would your character yell this? To warn his buddy so they don't get caught by the cops? Or perhaps to escape marauding, famished zombies? Maybe a coach is urging on a promising track star by telling him to run faster.

Can you write a tale of 1,000 words or less for this prompt? It not, try a vignette of at least 200 words. Vignettes can trigger ideas that lead to complete stories as well as novels. Vignettes can begin anywhere and end anywhere.



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