Shock Us With a Twitter Plot Twist



A plot twist can make or break a piece of literature. If done right, it offers readers a thrilling re-entry into the story. If done wrong, a twist can be clumsy and confusing.

We’ve been thinking about plot twists this month, as we read James McBride‘s abolitionist satire The Good Lord Bird in Mashable‘s social book club MashableReads. As the story follows the adventures of Little Onion, a rescued slave who has to pose as a girl to survive, readers are often confronted with narrative twists and surprises.

See also: 20 Twitter Short Stories Written by Mashable Readers

For this month’s MashableReads challenge, we want you to write a Twitter short story that surprises us with a significant plot twist. Submissions can be silly, like this: Read more…

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