At one end of the world it is coming on spring. At another, it’s turning to fall. But any season is a good time to work on your writing skills, and that is what the Odd Prompts challenge is about. Getting better through practice, and stretching your frame of reference in weird directions with a prompt that you wouldn’t have thought of. It’s like yoga for your brain!
|Becky Jones||(Photo prompt: In the woods!)||nother Mike|
|Kat Ross||“He’s been dead for 30 years, yet his flowers still bloom” (and photo Flowers below)||Becky Jones|
|nother Mike||You find a jar of plastic ants in the kitchen cabinet…||
|Fiona Grey||The couple passed their neighbor on a walk, giving him a wide berth. He was mud-splattered and carrying a shovel, with his usual ultra-wide grin, the whites of his eyes showing round and bug-eyed. “I left my family in the park,” he said, and his teeth shone alabaster against a dirt-streaked face as his mouth stretched even further.||Leigh Kimmel|
|Cedar Sanderson||What does the frame shift – the paradigm – at the edge of each parallel universe feel like when crossed?||Kat Ross|
|Leigh Kimmel||Hawthorne—unwritten plot. Visitor from tomb—stranger at some publick concourse followed at midnight to graveyard where he descends into the earth.||Fiona Grey|
|spare||While dressing the frog in the bunny costume, he discovered that the leggings had velcro snaps too!|
|spare||The cleaning crew finds a gun in the trash…|
|spare||The graffiti in the bathroom said, “For a good time, call…” When you called the number, the public library answered…|
The genes for intelligence are finally discovered. But when they are upregulated, ________________ is also activated
|Spare||There was a unicorn named Bob, and another one named Sparkly Bob, and another one named Squishy Bob, and…|
See you in the comments. Let’s see what we all come up with this week!
Header image by Fiona Grey, Gettysburg.