Historical Short Story

She looked around the tiny apartment. When is he coming home? He should’ve come home already… Her eyes darted at the door again and she could almost hear the key sliding into the lock, but no one came. But surely they wouldn’t have – No, they were no traitors. Gestapo wouldn’t be interested in them. But what if the neighbour…

History is a great source of inspiration and ideas. I challenge you to pick a historical time and place (medieval France, Cold War Hungary, Stone Age Sweden…) and write a short story, poem or even longer piece around it. You can even pick a known historical person as your main character, or have them make appearances! Get researchin’ and get writin’!

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