F3, Week 29: Get Your Green On


Prompt by Joyce Juzwik

Next Thursday, March 17, 2016 is the Feast of Saint Patrick, also known as St. Patrick’s Day. The day commemorates Saint Patrick, and celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish. Most major cities around the world celebrate the day too, with parades, street theater, and dance presentations. Pubs and restaurants make sure they have a ready supply of Irish whiskey, as well as keeping another St. Patrick’s Day favorite on hand – Green Beer.

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated with food and drink and all things green. It is also the time of year when leprechauns and other fairies are out and about playing practical jokes on one and all. It is said that if you catch one, he will be obligated to lead you to his pot of gold. If only!

This week, it’s all about St. Patrick’s Day.

Prompt: Write a story that takes place on St. Patrick’s Day, and include the following five words: Whisky, gold, road, luck, and leprechaun

Genre: Open

Word Count: 1,500 or less

Deadline: Thursday, March 17, 2016

Post your story on your blog or website and provide a link to it in the comment section of this prompt.

About Evan Henry (257 Articles)
Evan Henry is a graduate student in English at the University of Virginia, where he works on the legacy of eugenics and scientific racism in American pop culture. As Head of Publishing for Black Ship Books he seeks to further social analysis of popular culture and develop new and unique voices in both creative and critical writing. His credits include Broken Frontier, the Virginia Literary Review, and numerous small publishers of fantasy and science fiction. His short story collection The Great City will be released this summer.
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