Hey there, my fellow ghosts and goblins and zombies. May your Hallo’een be filled with prompt treats!
New to More Odds Than Ends? Send a prompt in by Tuesday to firstname.lastname@example.org, and label it a spare if you prefer not to trade. Responses can be written, musical, baked goods, photos – whatever your creative heart desires!
Onto the prompts. Will they be creepy? Crawlie? Undead? Surrounded by eerie mists and fog?
(Note: I think we’re missing some due to technical difficulties. We will update later. In the meantime, I’ve added extra spares.)
|Fiona Grey||She lifted the lid off the pumpkin she was carving, and discovered ____ inside.||Leigh Kimmel|
|nother Mike||The old farmer told the policeman, “So, I went out to milk the cows, and they was gone!”||Fiona Grey|
|Leigh Kimmel||The sculptured hand—or other artificial hand—which strangles its creator.||nother Mike|
|Becky Jones||The day disappeared. The calendar skipped it, it was there|
yesterday, but not today. What happened?
|Cedar Sanderson||The ad for the archaeologist position was worded very strangely. They couldn’t be serious about cursed tombs? She applied anyway, and in the interview she was asked…||Becky Jones|
And now, for a visual prompt + caption:
Last, but never least, our spares for your trick-or-treating desires.
|Spare||It was just an old quilt, sewn in the Drunkard’s Path pattern out of a lovely turkey red fabric, and odd gray scraps that had brown stains spattered across them.|
|Spare||“That was the day the Universe had ended. It was odd how nobody seemed to notice that.”|
|Spare||“He’s got your horns.” “But your tail.”|
|Spare||For Freida, the historical reenactments and costumes only felt like going home.|
|Spare||He scrolled down on the screen, and the background… the desktop behind the screen slid sideways.|
|Spare||The man in the tan trench coat was fiddling with the car door. When I looked back, he had vanished, nowhere to be found.|
|Spare||The mango margarita was a bad idea. It would only lead to…|
|Spare||Potlucks gone wrong|
See you in the comments!