Last-Chance Writing Prompt #3

On this day in 1932, Amelia Earhart completed her transcontinental flight. While Mrs. Earheart accomplished a great deal in her life, her unsolved disappearance has become her most enduring legacy. Clearly, we’re a people fascinated by the unknown.


Un-know something integral and basic to your story’s world. Complicate the act of bouncing a ball, biting a sandwich, moving a hand. Go beyond grappling with actual mechanics and wonder about the impact this could have. Devote entire university departments to the study of this un-known. Is there even any tension, as this thing was never known? Use detail to show how, if at all, this world’s been altered.

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