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20th-May-2012 11:37 am - Prompt List # 15
Starting Off:

"No one is asking you."

"Hello? Do you see me working?"

"This world is so fragile."

Sententiae Antiquae:

"Nothing, of course, begins at the time you think it did." -Lillian Hellman

"Lasting change is a series of compromises. And compromise is all right, as long your values don't change." -Jane Goodall

"Where is there dignity unless there is honesty?" -Cicero

One Word:

1) Inhabitant
2) Colony
3) Fireplace
4) Settler
5) Volcano
6) Portrait
7) Ceremony
8) Angle
9) Circle
10) Injury


The streets are crowded and you're in a panic. There's somewhere you need to be and everyone is in your way!
13th-May-2012 01:54 pm - Promp list # 14
Starting Off:

1) "Everything I've done I've done for our cause."

2) "Have you ever considered group therapy?"

3) "I have no clothes! Every time I do my laundry I end up with less clothes!"

4) "Just once I'd like for you to call me when there isn't a global emergency."

Sententiae Antiquae:

"Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sun-dial in the shade?" -Benjamin Franklin

"Someday we'll look back on this moment and plow into a parked car." -Evan Davis

"I am against using death as a punishment. I am also against using it as a reward." -Stanislaw J. Lec

One Word:



Mother's Day Scenarios!

1) It's Mother's Day and your mother has never been the easiest person to please...
2) Seeing other people celebrate Mother's Day when you yourself have no mother/parents...
3) Your mother has been kidnapped!
25th-Sep-2011 01:32 pm - Prompt list # 13
Starting off:

"Look, I did the job. Now will you get off my back?!"

"Uh, Sir... There's a call for you."

"One more time. From the top. And god help me, no mistakes this time!"

"I thought maybe we could talk."

Sententiae Antiquae

Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way. ~Daniele Vare

Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body. ~Cicero

Men have always detested women's gossip because they suspect the truth: Their measurements are being taken and compared. ~Erica Jong

One Word: maid, aspect, flowers, market, basket, riding, stallion, lord, dust, beauteous, cart, time, early


There are cats... Everywhere!
18th-Sep-2011 11:13 am - Prompt List #12
Walk Away
Starting off:

"Yeah you know like that one time the police came to the house."

"Look I know I don't say this often but..."

"I like how you constantly ignore my wishes."

"But they're just so fluffy!"

Sententiae Antiquae:

"Are you laboring under the impression that I read these memoranda of yours? I can't even lift them." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

Creationists make it sound as though a 'theory' is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night." -Isaac Asimov

"Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much." -Oscar Wilde

One Word: jubilation, mathematics, shoes, sheet music, calendar, rotisserie, sickness, church, chest, melody, robin

Five Sentences:

Five sentence challenge. Incorporate two or more of the following sentences into a story. Incorporate all five to complete the challenge. Change names as needed. Order does not matter.

This week's sentences are brought to you by: The Wayfarer Redemption series by Sara Douglass.

And then everything went wrong.

Faraday's hopes were dying as fast as the man before her.

Stardrifter turned and stared at her, his face alive with power.

Zenith spoke without thinking. 'Because I trust him.'

Drago and Faraday took turns to talk through the night of what they knew.

"Where the fuck have the bunnies gone?" Said Qeteb. (a sixth sentence added as The Wayfarer Redemption is a six book series. I felt bad leaveing the last one out.)

Road trips can be long and difficult, especially when someone needs to use the restroom.
20th-Sep-2010 01:29 am - Prompt List #11
Starting off:

"Hey you're back! Wow, you look...different."

"The last time we were here you said the exact same thing."

"Oh my god! I got in!"

"You do know what you're doing right?"

Sententiae Antiquae:

Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.  ~Mark Twain, Notebooks, 1935

If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself.  What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.  ~Hermann Hesse
A word once uttered can never be recalled. ~Horace

One Word: waiting, silence, epiphany, amber, radiance, blood letting, dragon, major, statuesque, terminator, turmoil

Scenario: There is a man standing on some sort of ledge
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