Create a 265-character story based off the wonderful illustration below by Luciana Powell. Share it with the tag #SCBWIFlashFic on Twitter.
More of Luciana's work can be viewed on her website here: http://www.lucianaillustration.com
Here is my entry!
The clock struck 12.
Maddie raised her window and entered the tired night.
Guided by the city glow, she climbed.
Until she reached the top.
Until she reached him.
The cool glass separated their touch.
It will all be okay.
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Who Am I?
Amanda Davis is a teacher, artist, writer, and innovator who uses her words and pictures to light up the world with kindness. Amanda is the author of the award-winning picture book, 30,000 Stitches: The Inspiring Story of the National 9/11 Flag, Moonlight Memories (summer, 2023) and a yet to be announced forthcoming title. She also has poetry and illustrations featured in The Writers’ Loft Anthology: Friends & Anemones: Ocean Poems for Children. Amanda has over ten years of experience as a classroom teacher and was selected as Massachusetts Secondary Art Educator of the Year. When she’s not busy creating, you can find her sipping tea, petting dogs, and exploring the natural wonders of The Bay State with her family and her rescue pup, Cora. You can learn more about Amanda at www.amandadavisart.com and on Twitter @amandadavisart and Instagram @amandadavis_art.