Writing prompts are a great way to overcome adversity, whether it’s inertia or structural errors or needing a break from the usual weirdness of the world. So if you’re looking for something to get you going again, try one of these!
With no further fanfare, here are your trades. And you can join too, all by emailing an idea to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|AC Young||In the Sussex Arms…||Cedar Sanderson|
|Ray Krawczyk||The frozen bodies mocked me from the side of the road where they had perished, their features composed as if in sleep.||nother Mike|
|nother Mike||When Greg woke up, he was on the wrong side of the airlock…||Ray Krawczyk|
|Fiona Grey||The rental came with unexpected collateral.||AC Young|
|Becky Jones||She walked from sunshine into a howling blizzard in ten steps.||Fiona Grey|
|Leigh Kimmel||She’d been through blizzards before, but never like this. The snow was blowing in a rainbow of colors.||Becky Jones|
|Cedar Sanderson||The self-cleaning house sounded like a good idea…||Leigh Kimmel|
Not sure you want to take the plunge? Grab a spare to see if you like it, or suggest ideas and watch what happens in the comments section.
|Spare||Ob-la-di, ob-la-da, life goes on (no twist!)|
|Spare||A centaur walks into a bar.|
|Spare||a floppy drink|
|Spare||“smoked like a fish, drank like a chimney”|
It’s that easy! Unless, of course, the creative ideas start flowing, and won’t stop, and it becomes a habit. But there are worse things, no?
Header image by Fiona Grey