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Each week, we issue a writing prompt to our own staff, guest contributors, and readers like you. We welcome guest submissions, so if you’re interested in being featured or regularly contributing to the site, email your responses to kelaine.conochan [at]

Who is that jolly old fat man with the pristine white beard? The one in the fashion forward suit—fire engine red with white trim in unconventional areas that emphasize his swaying hips? What a babe. I hear he’s generous in all the right ways, if you know what I mean.

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Perhaps you see Saint Nicholas as a dashing heartthrob. Or perhaps in your mind’s eye, he’s some kind of villain or cuck or an off-season Vegas card shark. The point is, now is your turn and your time to write your own Santa story.

This Week’s Writing Prompt: SANTA FAN FIC

This week, we’re looking for new original pieces, using SANTA FAN FIC as our prompt.

If you’ve got an inspired ideas about how to respond to this week’s prompt, send us your submission of 400-700 words. Write us anything that comes to mind when you think of SANTA FAN FIC. It can be a personal essay, a poem, short story, script, or anything else original and fresh. Ironic or sincere, real or imagined—just make it worth our while and we’ll publish it, include it in our newsletter, and give you the chance to join the creative, talented staff writers here at The Prompt.

Email your responses to by Friday December 24th at midnight EST.

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