Tricks and treats

Mischief night Halloween writing promptIn parts of the U.S. and Canada, Mischief Night – also known as Gate Night and Cabbage Night – is celebrated on the eve of Halloween with tricks and pranks. Use this setting to develop a conflict between two or more characters: neighbors, friends or lovers. Who tricks whom? How do the events of that night alter the characters’ relationship? Describe the chaos using smells, sounds and visual descriptions.



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