I’m Buck Bushtail, squirrel detective. I’d been hired by gorgeous Foxy Redfluff to track down a prize acorn someone had nabbed.
I’d been running my paws ragged looking into every hole in every tree in the forest. I was afraid I’d lost the scent, when a little bird told me he’d seen something suspicious over at the dam.
Those are some busy little beavers over there. I thought I’d investigate. Little did I know there was an eagle who’d been watching me like a hawk. It seemed I’d picked up a tail. I mean an extra one…
In 250 words or less, tell us a story incorporating the elements in the picture. The 250 word limit will be strictly enforced.
Please keep language and subject matter to a PG-13 level.
Use the comment section below to submit your entry. Entries will be accepted until Tuesday at 5:00 PM Pacific Time.
On Wednesday afternoon, we will open voting to the public with an online poll for the best writing entry accompanying the photo. Voting will be open until 5:00 PM Thursday.
On Friday afternoon, the winner will be recognized as we post the winning entry along with the picture as a feature. Then, at year end, the winners will be featured in an anthology like this one. Best of luck to you all in your writing!
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