Red curtain

It’s time once again to head ‘em up and move ‘em out. You had a powerful good time at the hoedown last night, and you’ve just finished wetting your whistle at the local saloon. The herd is getting restless, and you’re anxious to saddle up and hit the trail.

Prompt: Write a story set in the Old West that includes the following words: Wagon, dog, campfire, river, and rainstorm

Genre: Western

Word Count: 1,500 or less

Deadline: December 15, 2016

Post your story on your blog or website and provide a link to it in the comment section of this prompt. This begins our countdown to the final prompt for this year, and for F3. Our final prompt will be for Week 70. We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all our writers for sharing your work, and thank you to all our readers for your support and feedback.


  • Mike Young

    Well, I have half a story. Old West and a hauntng and a twist – of course. I will finish it!
    It’s just been a very busy week, with a book launch, girlfriend arriving, eight tourtieres to prepare for presents, and a tree to get up for Sunday!

  • Mike Young

    Okay – here it is. I’m slowly catching up on my to-do list. http://www.ravensview.ca/ravens/2016/12/evening-the-score.html#more