Welcome to another week of creative endeavours! The best way to keep your brain young and elastic is to challenge it, did you know that? So here’s to staying bright and alert and writing, or arting, or…
Get your prompts here, and let them take your brain strange and wonderful places.
|Cedar Sanderson||Why are you putting a door there? There hasn’t been a door there in years…||Leigh Kimmel|
|Fiona Grey||At a restaurant, you order calamari. The cloche is lifted, and a talking squid named Calamari gives your table a personalized standup comedy routine.||Jim and Anne|
|Jim and Anne||A description of a Soldier or Marine engaged in a task other than fighting (something clerical, like PowerPoint). “This isn’t what I thought it would be like!”||nother Mike|
|Becky Jones||Visiting Ireland, you walk through the Poulnabroune Dolmen…where are you when you emerge? (see below picture).||
|nother Mike||As the kids cut across his lawn again, Mr. Oglethorpe unleashed his latest purchase, heat-seeking missiles. He grinned and muttered, “I told you to get off my lawn!”||Fiona Grey|
|Leigh Kimmel||Visual Prompt: Wave Motion||Becky Jones|
Don’t want to commit to a weekly challenge prompt? Come grab a spare prompt and see what you can do with it!
|Spare||The marshmallow planet|
You wake up and realize that you are now in your favorite book. You’re you, not one of the original characters. They don’t know how you got there. What do you do?
|Spare||You find a pair of broken glasses in the purse someone left on the table.|
|Spare||You get an Amazon delivery, but you didn’t order anything. When you open the box, live ants stream out of it…|
|Spare||You’re lazily admiring the clouds, when you realize they are moving, shaping up into…|
|Spare||She struggled the last few steps, collapsing over the finish line, her heavy pack driving her into the ground…seconds late.|
You go into the office for the first time since the quarantine began. No one has been there in well over a month. When you walk into the break room, you find…
If you’d like to send in a prompt, just email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, and if you are sending us a spare, make sure you put ‘spare’ in the subject line.
No matter what else you do, make sure you come back and read the comments! That’s where the prompted challenges land, and there are always quality things to read or look at by the end of the week.
In the meantime, Happy Wednesday!
(Header Image is ‘Perspective’ by Cedar Sanderson)