Writing Prompt: This is an emergency alert. Barricade all entries to your house. Do not go outside after sundown. Restrict contact with others. Do not enter tunnels during the daytime. Do not make any light or noise between 6 pm and 8 am. Stay inside your homes until dawn. Military aid is unavailable. Good luck.
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Writing Prompt #13 The Curious Burglar
An armed burglar sneaks into a house. Upon gaining entry to a heavily secured room he presumes to be full of untold riches he finds a teenager, trussed up in a makeshift cell instead. Seeing the weapon the teenager begs: “Please…Just kill me.” The burglar is stunned for a moment but then curious, putting his …
Writing Prompt # 12 The Prince
She couldn’t stop staring at him even though she knew she should stop. She had never gotten so close to one of them before. As we walked into the cafeteria, my eyes automatically strayed to his spot. The spot where he sat every day with his royal family. They never sat with anyone else, and …
Writing Prompt #11 At Noon
On everyone’s 18th birthday at noon, one word appears in their skin, depicting their career or purpose in life. On your birthday you’re staring at a clock showing 11:59 am, family and friends are gathered around for your reveal… My hands trembled as I picked up the brush to get ready. Swiping the sweat off …
Writing Prompt #10 Red Flowers
Your parents have always been protective of you for as long as you could remember. The entire house was padded even when you grew out of your toddler years. You were homeschooled and someone was always hovering to make sure you didn’t trip or hurt yourself. You thought this was them being irrationally overprotective until …
Writing Prompt #9 Imaginary enemies.
An eccentric relative died and left you a cat and an old pair of glasses. The cat was pretty normal except it spent a lot of time play fighting imaginary enemies. Or that’s what you thought, before you put on the glasses. ~~~~~~ I’m not a cat person. Mostly because I’m allergic to them. I …
Writing Prompt #8 Puddle Jump
Writing Prompt: You trip in front of a puddle and fall. Straight through it. To another dimension.
Writing Prompt #7 Wishing Well
As a child you found a wishing well. It was a silly wish, but it seemed like a good idea at the time. The coin got stuck on something halfway down. It never reached the bottom, and thus your wish went unfulfilled, until one fateful day 30 years later when something jostled it free.
Writing Prompt #4 The Statue
There is a beautiful statue of a person in the middle of a large city, and the rumor surrounding the statue is that when they touch hands with their soulmate, they will become human. Naturally it becomes a perfect photo and video opportunity to pose while holding its hand. One cute selfie attempt results in …