There is a daily writing prompt on Twitter called VSS – Very Short Story. It provides a prompt word and invites responses within the short Twitter character limit.
Here is my VSS from today, where the prompt was ‘teach’:
‘You can’t #teach an old dog new tricks’ they said. How foolish I thought, as my 12-year old Labrador reverse parked our car into a small space at the supermarket, wagging his tail in delight of my praise.
I sneered at their open-mouthed round faces as we strutted past.