This post was originally published at Novelicious.com and is now at WritingTipsOasis.com. WritingTipsOasis.com acquired Novelicious.com in June 2022.
Time for a little bit of Monday motivation in the form of a writing prompt to ease us into the week. Continue the scene below and feel free to share your resulting work in the comments. You never know, it might even spark an idea for a new short story or novel (you're welcome to thank us in the acknowledgements if so – ahem).
It's a nondescript Monday evening and you're doing laundry. Only, when you open the linen cupboard door to put things away, you notice a never-before-seen passageway behind the stacks of sheets, pillowcases and dislodged wooden panels at the back. You decide to follow the cramped corridor down a spiral staircase to see where it leads but, curiously, as you tiptoe, you experience the odd and dizzying sensation of time slipping away. When you make it to the other side and step out into the light, you realise it was more than a mere sensation…
Where are you? Write the scene.