Use this illustration above to inspire your own story or click here for the habits introduction to launch your own creative continuation.

“Quiet!” whispered Mia. She could hear footsteps coming. They had been hiding in the closet for almost half an hour, and no one had found them yet. The kids grew silent and patiently listened. The footsteps seemed to be coming closer. “They sound as if they started from the kitchen,” thought Mia to herself. She held her breath as the footsteps slowed in front of the door. They all looked at each other as the door handle started to turn. Suddenly from across the hall they could hear someone else….

Choose an introduction to a great story or write your own based on the illustration above. Be as creative as possible. Habits might end up choosing stories to be published in their magazine!