It continues to a be a doozy of a year, but I’m thankful for this group. It’s been a note of brightness in the darkness. To make new friends and be productively creative – perhaps it’s the small things in life, but these are very good things.
And to keep the momentum going, here are the prompts up for trade this week.
|Cedar Sanderson||It was night, and far from soaring safely over the ocean below, he was falling…||Fiona Grey|
|Becky Jones||Walking down the street you hear, “Psst…wanna buy a good watch?” The gnome looks seedy and hungry. You feel bad for it…what do you do?||Leigh Kimmel|
|Fiona Grey||The octopus that came for Thanksgiving wearing a Pilgrim hat||Cedar Sanderson|
|nother Mike||The Amazon delivery box didn’t have a book in it. Instead, when they opened it, a small elf jumped out.||Becky Jones|
|Leigh Kimmel||Man stumbles on dream world—returns to earth—seeks to go back—succeeds, but finds dream world ancient and decayed as though by thousands of years.||nother Mike|
Here are your spares, as this may be a busy week for those of us in the US. Try not to catch your turkeys on fire. And if not US-based – hello, out there! Welcome to Earth, or at least to creative prompting. Join us, if you like – send a prompt each week to firstname.lastname@example.org, and trade if you wish, or mark “spare” in the subject line. All creative outputs welcome. Post a link or your tale below.
|Spare||The light at the end of the tunnel was an intense blue-white flash.|
|Spare||I sold my glass spear.|
|Spare||Finding an ancient yet nearly pristine Studebaker in a forgotten old shed was rather unusual, even on earth. This wasn’t earth.|
|Spare||Turns out, the dumbo octopus, given a feather, can…|
|Spare||Someone had painted a masterpiece on the wall of the garage.|
|Spare||When he picked up his hat, there was a furry bat sitting in it.|
See you in the comments.
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