Last week was fun, to see what we all did with a single prompt. This week, we are back to thrown gauntlets of prompt challenges. If by gauntlets we mean snips and sentences tossed randomly with good humor and much anticipation of really interesting stories springing up from where they fall, that is.
|AC Young||The Tree Circle contained 12 different deciduous trees, each corresponding to a different month. Over the year the months cycled with the Oak always associated with the current actual month, and the others permanently off-set. Magic ensured that each tree appeared as it would during the month it was currently associated with.||Fiona Grey|
|Becky Jones||The relics the archaeologists found on Centauri V were almost identical to relics found on Earth.||Cedar Sanderson|
|nother Mike||Watching the disco ducks waddle down Main Street in a line, we could almost hear the music thumping…||Becky Jones|
|Fiona Grey||a snippet of inspiration: Weaponized fog||Leigh Kimmel|
|Leigh Kimmel||There’s never a good time for a breakdown, but some times are better than others. At least here she didn’t have to worry about helpful tanuki.||AC Young|
|Cedar Sanderson||While repairing the porch, they found a long-lost prepared microscope slide in the earth underneath.||nother Mike|
And of course, as always, if you don’t choose to challenge with a custom prompt, there are the spares! Meant for those who couldn’t commit, or just needed that little nudge of inspiration while they struggle for the words during NaNoWriMo…
|Spare||At the clinic, you are directed to the Department of Infernal Medicine…|
|Spare||The leaves of the fire tree turned a deep crimson every autumn.|
|Spare||There was an antique fork stabbed deep into the back of the corpse…|
|Spare||When the tail of the comet crossed the atmosphere, the long-frozen genetic load scattered over the world…|
|Spare||The werewolves yelled, “Have a great Howl-oween!” as the vampires, wizards, witches, and others drove away…|
Don’t forget to post a link (or the whole thing) to your response in the comments. See you next week!