Prompt of the Week: Story Summary in a Sentence

Summarize your current WIP in a single sentence.


Write your response in the comments below. Best entry gets a shout out next week!

—Lady Jabberwocky


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12 thoughts on “Prompt of the Week: Story Summary in a Sentence

  1. I’m not going to answer my usual WIP here, since that is an ongoing project. I got an idea for a short story in a different genre recently, specifically drama for young readers. The one sentence synopsis of that would be:

    A girl realizes maybe she doesn’t know everything.

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  2. Serialized speculative post-futuristic sprawl fiction centered around a revival of a secret occult cabal who’s mission to to combat things that go bump in the night and seep through the very specific types of thin places.

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  3. A long sentence, but here’s mine:
    A world of secrets, conspiracies and superheroes where the question of “why do superhumans dress up like clowns and punch each other when they could revolutionize literally everything and change the world as we know it, forever?” hides the biggest conspiracy of all.

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  4. My current work in progress is the sequel to my kids’ book Wendy Watchitt. A one sentence summary would be: Wendy takes Frederick, Woofles, and Toad on an adventure to find a way to rescue her step-brother Bobby, and along the way accidentally also rescues her Uncle Octavius.

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  5. Forty years after the disappearance of Bravo Team on the abandoned space station Paradise, a single, isolated radio message drifts into range, prompting those who receive it to wonder: is Bravo Team still alive?

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  6. These are all such interesting pitches! My middle grade novel Runaways is about Hannah’s unexpected adventure when she tries to rescue her younger sister Cecelia from the fae

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