Welcome, welcome to one and all, survivors of ye creative prompting! We’re so glad you’ve decided to join the Creative Prompts Across the Universe Tour with the rest of us Odd explorers.
Everyone on board their respective sandworms and spaceships? Excellent. Please ensure your reflective vests are on, your seatbelts are secure, and if the captain turns on the “beware of jellyfish” light, well, don’t worry. Nothing’s gone wrong in – oh, so long it feels like forever,* haha. Nothing to concern yourself with. I’m sure we’ll find them soon.
Now, buckle up, and let’s take flight into fantasy – or scifi, or noir, or art, or what have you. Prompts away!
|Fiona Grey||Failure is a powerful motivator to learn. But sometimes…||
|Becky Jones||She stood in front of her grandmother’s secretary (the furniture piece, not the person) and took a deep breath. There was no knowing what the old lady had stashed in there. Reaching out her hand she grasped the handle and pulled…||Fiona Grey|
|nother Mike||The customs inspector wasn’t quite sure what to do when she found the alien baby nestled in the Williams carry-on luggage…||Leigh Kimmel|
|Leigh Kimmel||Steepled town seen from afar at sunset—does not light up at night. Sail has been seen putting out to sea.||Becky Jones|
|Cedar Sanderson||The voices came loudest when deepest in the ancient forest, the whimpering of the wood stretching and groaning.||nother Mike|
Catching up? Just starting? Not a fan of commitment? That’s what the spares are for! We’ve got you covered. Just like that giant aerial jellyfish behind you will in a – you know, maybe you should move to the right just a tad. Straightaway.
|Spare||When technology goes wrong.|
|Spare||Only the squirrels survived.|
|Spare||Gary couldn’t understand the complaints. They told him to pop the top on their car, right? So he yanked it off, just like any bottle top, and now they were so upset…|
|Spare||The latest stealth websites were wicked. Once someone opened it in a tab, it would periodically pop up again in a tab on its own, so you could never get it out of your browser…|
|Spare||There was a broken pencil in the special delivery box.|
Reminder, should you choose the visual, non-written forms of art, the comments section of WordPress sadly doesn’t support a direct graphic inclusion. It will, however, support links to where your art is posted (Flickr, Deviant Art, your own website, etc).
See you in the comments – and beware those tentacles, will you? This is an accident-free prompt zone.**
Header photo Fiona Grey, Jellyfish in some New England zoo.
*Five minutes counts. Look, that zebra shouldn’t have acted like prey. We warned him. He signed a waiver and everything.
**We’d like to keep it that way, so please duck and cover in ten, nine, eight – now! Duck now!