Welcome to our first week of SSS 2! Below you will find a photo prompt as well as a line prompt. Use the picture to inspire. The line prompt must be included somewhere in your story of 350 words or less. You can see a larger version of the picture by clicking on it.
Submit your story or stories (up to two) in the reply section to this post no later than Saturday at 6pm PST. Please include word count and Twitter handle, email, or other identifiers at the beginning of the story. Winners will be announced next Tuesday.
Please see our Contest Rules for more information.
Use these words in your story: “Tell me a tale.”
Use the four words “tell me a tale” in any part of your story.
Image credit: “My forest dream is still a dream” by Vinoth Chandar from flickr (CC 2.0) Image has not been altered from original form.