One day as you’re sitting down to dinner someone knocks on the door. When you answer they look really familiar, but you can’t place them. This person claims to have been there for every major life event you’ve ever had, and they’re afraid of what the next one will do to you. How do you respond?
A story involving a Teddy bear, a jar of honey, a shotgun, a five-year-old girl, and a rodeo clown.
Today is the winter solstice. I’m giving you a research project. Look up the different kinds cultures’ lore that surround the solstices and equinoxes. Pick one and go. Cult or world crossings, whatever it is you like. Or come up with your own. Build something, a system, a world. Have FUN!
(Spoiler: I’m working on a lore building post series!)
Or take prompt option B: It may be the shortest day but what happens on the longest night of the year?
Give one of your characters a bottle of bubbles. Protagonist, antagonist, whoever. What do they do with it? How do they react? Are they normal bubbles?
Today I am very tired. I can barely stay awake, but I have to go to work so I’m up.
Write a story in which your hero/protagonist is VERY tired, like hasn’t had more then 4 hours of sleep in 3 days kind of tired.
They still have to go save the world/puppy/old lady in a tree.
How does that go?
Extra plot twist for those of you advanced enough to pull it off: The villain/antagonist takes pity on them. What do they do?