It is oft said that there can be no light without shadow, no monsters without heroes…no creativity without those who see past normal and into what might be.
So come on, then! Grab a prompt below, trade or spare, or jump in next week by emailing email@example.com.
|AC Young||I’ve never believed the old stories about what was in the woods. This evening I went exploring.||Becky Jones|
|Fiona Grey||The “basilisk crossing” sign was in fact less concerning than the “disintegrating mountain” alert twenty yards beyond it.||Leigh Kimmel|
|Becky Jones||The squirrels were doing a conga line along the top of the fence.||AC Young|
|Cedar Sanderson||Through the walls, the voices sounded like muted trumpets||Fiona Grey|
|nother Mike||The man ran into the hotel lobby, waving a large pair of shears in one hand. He looked around, then turned and ran back out.||Cedar Sanderson|
|Leigh Kimmel||In the gathering gloom you see a flash of distant lightning to the north.||nother Mike|
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|Spare||One of the benefits of being Ancient is that ‘fashion’ doesn’t really matter. Given enough time, it all cycles. ‘Outdated’ is really ‘pre-retro’.|
|Spare||It’d been three years since the criticality accident.|
|Spare||When he was told ‘football’ he expected, well, football. Or maybe soccer. Or even rugby. But this ball was foot-shaped.|
|Spare||The countess was said to suffer from periodic delusions that she was made of glass. (from Lois McMaster Bujold)|
|Spare||You wouldn’t mind your pet running away from home if he didn’t talk so much… what’s he going to tell people!|
Header image by Fiona Grey, Badlands, South Dakota
And remember, sometimes monster motivations are just a lot of fun. That’s the goal! Hope you had a good time, and let us know in the comments. See you there!
Header image Fiona Grey, South Dakota Badlands.