The Stolen Glasses Writing Prompt

Posted on March 27, 2018

Stolen Glasses Writing Prompt


"His glasses had been stolen! A note was left on the table where his glasses had been."

Write a story where an item of seemingly little value is stolen and a ransom note is left. This actually happened to author Jonathan Franzen when his glasses were stolen at a book launch party.

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