Here’s a list of words you can use if you’re playing the Who-What-When-Where-How game for inspiration. Print them out and cut them up to pick randomly, then populate into the sentences below as an opening to a short story. The words give you the Who, What, When, Where and How. Your aim is to explain the Why in your story.
A small child
The evil count
A pack of wolves
Tin of beans
In a panic
The sentences we used were:
(Who) clutched the (What) and ran (How) through the (When) (Where).
Speaking (How) in the (Where), (Who) gestured at the (When) (What).