Celebrating 30 years of democracy in the Czech Republic. Write a short story inspired by one of Vaclav Havel's quotations below.
How to: Below is a list of quotations AND a suggested first sentence.
“Lying can never save us from another lie.“
Suggested first sentence: Robin always tried to be honest, but...
“Truth and love must prevail over lies and hatred!“
Suggested first sentence: He was a terrible person, yet he had so much power...
“Work for something because it is good, not just because it
stands a chance to succeed.“
Suggested first sentence: I always tried to do the right thing, but that is not always easy...
“I am the kind of person who would not be in the least surprised if, in the very middle of my Presidency, I were to be summoned and led off to stand trial before some shadowy tribunal, or taken straight to a quarry to break rocks.“
Suggested first sentence: The president woke to loud thumping at the door...
“When I first came here, there were many things
that I found absurd.“
Suggested first sentence: On my first day of work, I found myself standing in front of three locked doors.
You do NOT need to use the suggested first sentences in your piece!
Creative Writing Competion
Who can participate:
- All authors from 6-16+ years
- All entries must be uploaded onto the website www.letswrite.cz by 19th March 2019