Writing Prompt 9/22/18 – Obsession

#1 No matter the time of day, his thoughts turned ever to the case, to that fragile, crumpled body lying at the base of the willow... #2 Her idee fixe compelled her to follow him, despite the racing of her heart, rattling in her chest like the war drums of some agued god... #3 "You're… Continue reading Writing Prompt 9/22/18 – Obsession

Writing Prompts 9/15/18 – “Nature”

#1 "Nature," the old man said, "Is merely that which humans ain't yet tinkering with." #2 The tarantula hawk flipped over on its back and stung the tarantula til paralysis and then started dragging it, paused and bit off its eight hoary legs, sucked the blood til dry and, now finding its quarry much lighter,… Continue reading Writing Prompts 9/15/18 – “Nature”

Writing Prompts 9/13/18 – Resolve

#1 He knew the killer was coming for him. Was only a matter of time. Yet, nothing would shake his desire to see the maniac brought to justice. #2 The men, bestially masked and robed, gathered round and took their prisoners fingers, one by one; wearing him down with every sicking snip. "Where is she?" No… Continue reading Writing Prompts 9/13/18 – Resolve

Writing Prompts 9/12/18 – Loyalty (Or the lack thereof)

theme by popular vote (the theme selected is the general direction, not always a literal descriptor, ie. if the them was "machines" not necessarily going to be writing "machine" in everywhere, rather will be writing about pulley systems, cars, trains, robots, etc) #1 He griped the ax til his knuckles ashed. Her infidelity would not… Continue reading Writing Prompts 9/12/18 – Loyalty (Or the lack thereof)

Writing Prompts 9/11/18 – Dust

#1 All was as dust in the wake of the bomb. #2 "This machine is no frail contraption, fated for the scrap heap in ten years time; she'll be chugging along well after we've all turned to dust!" #3 She blew the dust from the stack of papers and smiled. The secret she'd sought for… Continue reading Writing Prompts 9/11/18 – Dust

Writing Prompts 9/10/18 – Energy

prompt #1 There was nothing known not made of energy. prompt #2 The terrorists hit the power grid, hoping for a revolution, receiving instead only the slow and agonizing death of starvation. prompt#3 A million gears whirred with a synchronous clattering as the ardent machinist's great, metal citywalker roared to life and rose up from the ground… Continue reading Writing Prompts 9/10/18 – Energy

Writing Prompts 9/8/18

Theme (by popular vote): Lost in a dream. Prompt #1 Pulled up through through the clouds, as if by some invisible hand, he was filled with fear and wonderment in equal measure. He wanted to keep flying but he didn't want to fall... Prompt #2 Dreamer, lost in the misty corridors of Forgetfulness, paused to… Continue reading Writing Prompts 9/8/18