178. If you could be the best in the world at something, what would it be? The easy, obvious answer here is “writing,” but I don’t like it for two reasons. First, that’s a lot of pressure and responsibility. Without divine intervention or blessing, being The Best™ takes a LOT of work. And while there’s … Continue reading Prompts 178-179: Better Late Than Never?
Write about something nice a stranger did for you. There are two instances that stand out in my mind, both involving flowers and a grocery store. In the first scenario, I was working at a grocery store, in the produce section. I made sure the fruits and veggies were stocked and fresh, kept the displays … Continue reading Prompt 177-Kindness of a Stranger
Complete this thought: “I would never…” The rain pounded the window, the rivulets twisting and turning down the pane, intersecting and separating in a morose dance. The barren trees creaked and groaned in the howling wind, their branches whipping against the stone walls of the old house. The storm railed against the tiny fortress, but … Continue reading Prompt 176-Complete The Thought 4
I found it! My prompt book was, in fact, at the top of the box I had packed it in, just not the box I thought I had packed it in. Did a little bit more unpacking and arranging this weekend. I probably won't be finished until like February at this rate, but I HAVE … Continue reading Week 34 – This time for real
Max’s eyes shot open and he sat straight up off the hard ground, gasping and coughing. He clutched at the bloody hole in his shirt, feeling unsuccessfully for the edge of the stab wound. It had already stitched itself back together. He’d been out longer than normal. He attempted to get back on his feet, … Continue reading Pinterest Prompt – Revenge
They say there was peace once. They say the world wasn’t so bleak. They say the people used to have the keys to their destinies. The riddles of an addled old woman guided them through their adulthood. They say she had foreseen this too. High up in the mountains, tucked away in a hidden glade, … Continue reading Pin Prompt – Raven Lady
The grandfather clock in the dining room chimed the half hour. The large wooden table carried almost no dust, despite not having seen use in nearly a month. The china in the cabinet was equally clean. The chairs shone with fresh polish, set equal distances around the table. They seemed small, so few. At the … Continue reading Pinterest Prompt – Roses