“Aww man, I can’t believe it! I waited way too long to apply for a summer job. Now I’ll have to work at the Piggly Wiggly. My life is going to be super dull. All I’ll do is help blue-haired old ladies buy oatmeal or something lamer than that….”
Now take this premise and turn the tables. How do things change for our protagonist? Having reversals in stories help to make the plot interesting. Katniss falling for Peeta, for example or Trice leading the Dauntless in a rebellion. Opposites really do attract especially when you’re writing stories.
Try this prompt out and remember be creative and have some fun!