November Prompt: 'It's Tradition'

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November Prompt: 'It's Tradition'

Postby Sky Alton » Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:13 pm

Remember, remember, the 5th of November…

It’s bonfire/Guy Fawkes night here in the UK in a few days. While nowadays we just treat this as a chance to indulge in spectacular fireworks displays, it actually commemorates a day in history that had very little to do with Wildfire Wiz-bangs.

This month, I’d like you to write me a story (200 words or more) about an odd or unlikely fictional tradition. This might be on a national or even just a personal/family level. You’ll earn 20 beans for completing this prompt as well as it counting towards the chance to snag our shiny Quill and Ink award.

If you’re comfortable sharing, then post below. If not, email your story to us via hol.bookclub @ (without the spaces) by the end of the school year. All stories must comply with HOL guidelines and remember it’s a good idea to check through your piece carefully for spelling and grammatical errors as they make it harder for people to properly enjoy your work.
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