Today’s writing prompt, Decorating for Christmas, should help get you in the holiday spirit. Keep scrolling to see the full writing prompt and my completed version of it.
Today’s Writing Prompt: Decorating for Christmas
Write a five-sentence story for the image above in which people are decorating a space for Christmas. Write about as many of the details in the photo as you can. Practice being concise yet vivid in your writing today. Paint a copy of this photo with your words using the least amount of words possible.
Completed Version of Today’s Writing Prompt
Christmas Lunch With Santa, by K.E. Creighton
The dining room at the family’s Hotel DuMonte is nearly ready for Christmas lunch with Santa. Carly is grateful the kids don’t yet realize it’s their grandfather who dresses up as Santa each year, or at least they don’t let on that they know yet. And she’s grateful that her mom and sister are getting along for once, more or less, as they finish outlining the windows with lights. Samantha and Cole are placing the last ornaments on the tree when they all hear jingle bells just outside the window. When they peek outside, they see Santa in a horse-drawn sleigh with a mountain of gifts beside him looking up at them, waving.