The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators has a fun little writing prompt for this month: In 50 words or less, give us a first impression of your character’s new teacher.
And so I present to you, a 47 word story. Enjoy!
A nervous hiccup escaped my lips.
Dragon Lady whipped around.
A second hiccup erupted followed by a warm blast of shame.
Her red painted claw pointed at me.
“Lesson One,” she growled.
The third hiccup exploded in flames.
“You have earned the first star of the year.”