If you could bring back one thing the world has lost, what would that thing–person, creature, being–be? What would the consequences be?
Now think of a character who has the power to restore one lost thing or person to the world. Do they use that power or not? Write a story about their decision and the ripples that come from it.
Remember: Challenges are supposed to be fun, but don’t forget to stretch yourself and take risks. If you normally write fantasy, try science fiction. If you’ve never tried writing in first or second person, here’s your chance. The story doesn’t have to be a masterpiece, this is all about trying new things and gaining new skills, and most of all, having fun. Challenge stories can go up on the workshop at anytime. Put “Challenge” in the title so people can find it.
Challenges can be suggested by anyone and suggestions should be sent to Jaime (news (at) onlinewritingworkshop.com).