Tonight's Indy WordLab could not have come at a better time for me, restoring some confidence in myself and a bit more hope into my outlook. (If you read tomorrow's poem, you'll get an idea of the pit I had fallen into.)
The prompt Allison Lynn presented us with was to write a story that involves choosing a gift for someone. The only restriction was that the main character could not be looking for a gift for himself or herself — part of the conflict comes from trying to figure out the other person.
If you're looking for a late-night writing prompt, try this one. It turned into something worth finishing for me.