They were all there, ringed around the table and chatting between mouthfuls of mashed potatoes and turkey, all smiling and nodding, but I knew it was there hovering just beneath the surface. One word and everything would shatter…
What is the word? (And who are the people, for that matter)?
Finish this prompt in 500 words or less and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org – selected prompts will be featured on our blog.
Good luck writers!