Monday Sparks — Writing Prompts: What’s the Mystery?

ruinw-540829_1920I’m starting my new theme a day early because I just can’t wait to dive into a month that features my favorite genre, mysteries.

Abandoned and forgotten places have always attracted me. An abandoned and burnt-out children’s home is a key setting in my YA Christmas mystery that releases TOMORROW! But more of that later.

What’s the mystery about this abandoned building? What was it used for? Was it a home, an inn, or what? Why was it left to rot?

The empty windows with their crumbling sills looked at me like battered eyes. As I walked on brittle grass, the weeds brushed and snagged my jeans. How long had it been since someone had entered the inn? It was supposed to be haunted. But if I was right, something a whole lot worse than ghosts was hidden between its walls.

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  1. Wow, I will be looking out for your book, it sounds intriguing and I would love to read it! I’ll have to add it to my TBR list! Congratulations!! Happy Early Release day! Have a Great week. God bless you. There is a lot of mystery to this abandoned building for sure, it looks like it would make a great mystery!

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