Theme: Taming the Wild Animal
Story has to show an encounter with some kind of “wild” animal in or near a person’s home, place of business, etc. – can be a crazy pet or a true animal from the wild (snake, skunk, tiger, etc.) – and how the main character deals with it.
- The story must end with the line, “And that’s why …. (fill in the rest).
Word Count: 1,200
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