Scene Prompt #19: Highlight of My Life

You’re telling this story for a reason, right? Because something happened to your main character that was memorable. Probably a rollercoaster of memorable, but we’re getting ahead of ourselves.

Given the fact that you’re taking the time to tell this story, one of the scenes in this story almost has to make the character’s list for top five best moments of his life thus far. Right?

Which scene is it?

So what made this scene, this moment–the big perfect moment and the little detail moments that underscored it–what made this so amazing to the character? Who was there, making it so perfect? When and where did this happen, making it so magical? Why was this character the lucky one to be in the right place at the right time to experience this moment?

And what was the hair on the sundae that your character can gloss over easily enough if he wants to put on airs but that still chafes him?

Got it all?

Write the scene.

Book that inspired this post

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