The Flood

Natural disasters can be scary for anyone, let alone children. This prompt looks at refuge from a disaster through the eyes of children.

Left home alone during a hurricane, a pair of siblings take refuge in the attic when their home begins to flood.

Make the most of this writing prompt:

  • How do the siblings feel about the storm? Afraid? Excited? Angry?
  • Why have they been left alone? Are their parents negligent, or caught in the storm somewhere?
  • What do the siblings do to pass the time in the attic? Do they discover an ancient artifact? An item with magical powers?
  • What happens after the storm? Has this experience changed the siblings?

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