It’s National Novel Writing Month, in the game that writers love to hate. Goals! Sprints! Tears! All at the same time! Whether you’re working on a novel or not, accountability can help keep the creativity flowing. Maybe just a prompt to keep the spark alive?
Want to play? Send a prompt into firstname.lastname@example.org. It’s that easy! Just add “spare” to your subject line if you don’t want a direct trade.
|Fiona Grey||“I’m glad the bells made sense.”||AC Young|
|AC Young||“If right-handers who are good with both hands are ambidextrous, does that mean left-handers similarly gifted are ambisinistrous?”||Leigh Kimmel|
|Becky Jones||The rabbit had a quest for you, but you have to guess what it is…||nother Mike|
|nother Mike||The little purple dragon sat on its haunches, staring at him with its golden eyes. Then it grinned, a big wide grin…||Fiona Grey|
|Leigh Kimmel||The elevator stopped between floors four and five. When the doors opened, they revealed a completely unknown floor.||Cedar Sanderson|
|Cedar Sanderson||The skull-faced cat graciously offered a slender, silky paw.||Becky Jones|
Testing the waters? Busy with NaNo? Cat keeps sleeping on your keyboard? Grab or submit a spare!
|Spare||The tentacles tickled more than she expected.|
|Spare||It’s a hexagonal world, after all.|
|Spare||When you go home / Tell them of us and say / For your Tomorrow / We gave our Today. (remembering 11/11)|
|Spare||Who let an octopus into the kid’s treehouse?|
|Spare||The disheveled young man was wearing a hospital gown, and asking where the Pacific Ocean was…|
See you in the comments. That’s where the writing magic happens.
Header image by Fiona Grey, Hocking Hills, Ohio