The year of the great storms

It all starts with a simple statement. A summary that is expanded upon for the rest of the passage.

It was the year of the great storms. 

Storm Boy(1963)

‘The year of the great storms’ has an epic feel to it - something for the history books!

For your passage:

  • Choose a weather event - a hailstorm, a cyclone, a heatwave, etc.
  • Choose the period in which it takes place - a year, a week, an hour, etc.
  • Choose how that period can be broken down - a year into months, a month into weeks, a night into hours, etc. (this is for the structure of the rest of the passage)

Here are some examples.

It was a summer with no rain.

It was the summer of the flood.

Write your own variation.