It’s time to kick those brains into gear with your Odd Prompts! This week we have a day of memorial coming up, and for some of us that’s a three day weekend. More time to write or art, or…
So grab your prompt, or pick a spare, and let’s go. Speaking of spare prompts, shall I pull all of them out as we’ve passed them and put them in a repository for other times when you need a little gentle mental kick in the pants?
|Leigh Kimmel||You discover that behind a seemingly modern website there is an ancient IBM System/360 handling important data.||
|nother Mike||Flipping through the channels on tv, you happen to notice a strange masked figure being arrested… in your bedroom…||Leigh Kimmel|
|Fiona Grey||I looked down, and my legs were covered with thousands of tiny feathers.||Kat Ross|
|Cedar Sanderson||The vibrations of the plucked notes ring through flesh and bone||Becky Jones|
|Becky Jones||You come home from a long day at work and plop down on the couch with a beer. The cat looks up and says, “Hey, can I have one too?”||nother Mike|
|Kat Ross||H.G. Wells’ Time machine is found. It works.||Fiona Grey|
|spare||The T-Rex looked silly with a birthday cake sitting on its nose…|
|spare||Some author out there, please, write a YA series involving dragons in which the poor oppressed kid who is so desperately determined to be a dragonrider DOESN’T GET CHOSEN and has to figure out something else to do with his or her life. Just for a bit of variety, ya’know. (Virginia DeMarce)|
|spare||It wasn’t a tidal wave, nor a kracken. No, what came out of the sea that day was…|
|Spare||Your shoes go for a walk. Without you|
Reading the prompt responses every week is fun, and fascinating to see what the little prompt seeds grow up into.
If you’d like to take part in the prompt challenge, or submit a spare prompt, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and if it’s a spare, indicate that in the subject line. Many thanks! See you next week!
(Header Image: street cat, photo by Cedar Sanderson)