Writing Excuses 10.6 writing prompt: Think about the last time you lost at a game. What was the process of thought that led to your loss? Now, replicate that moment in the dramatic structure of the story, except the story isn’t about games.
The almost. The not quite. The second place.
All words to describe a feeling. A state of mind. That of not quite making it, when you knew in your heart of hearts that you should.
And what makes it even worse: it should have been me.
I should have been the one to make the run.