by Lyn Perry
I can’t think of a story that doesn’t invoke the old cliché, I type into my computer.
It’s just a title, you don’t have to base a story on it, my computer responds.
But isn’t that the purpose of a writing prompt? I reply. The moderator gave us ‘Silver Lining.’ What else are we supposed to do with it?
You could write about the
What does that have to do with anything? I ask.
Just pretend you misread the title, the computer offers. And develop a good story about silver mining.