20 Writing Prompts – July 2015

Posted: July 4, 2015 by J.A. Prentice in Uncategorized

Since Jaden did one, I thought I’d join in on the fun. This is a response to 20- Imagine death as a person.

She wasn’t what he expected- not even slightly.
He’d expected the skeleton in the black robe, scythe in hand. If not that, he’d expected something similar- dark clothes, somber persona, mysterious and aloof.
Instead, she seemed more alive than life itself. Her dress was like fire, made of red and orange feathers. They shimmered as she moved. They were the colours of sunset rather than night.
She wore fancy shoes with stilletto heels. They glistened in an unseen light and made soft sounds when she moved.
Cascading down her back and across her shoulders, her hair flowed wild and free. It was black, like the darkest of midnights, but it wasn’t dull. The hair shone with a thousand tiny pinpricks of light, like stars in the sky.
Her eyes were orange and black, glowing like embers. They beckoned him, drawing him closer.
Her ruby red lips parted in a smile, sly and sultry.
Come to me, every part of her seemed to say. Come to me and all the pain will go away.
He reached out his hand for hers. She took it, pulling him close.
As she touched him, he noticed how cold her fingers were- cold as artic waters, cold as the vacuum of endless space,.
Cold as endless night.

Kimberley Crawford

Time for another edition of my prompt list! Again, it’s entirely up to you if you decide to use them, I’m just putting them out there in the hopes that maybe they can help someone with their battle with writer’s block or just to get the words flowing for the day. Here they are!

  1. Write a story in which a table plays an important part.
  2. You are turned into a dog for a day. Explain how and why, and what do you do?
  3. Describe your birth month as a person – Do not make this person exactly like you!
  4. The world has changed drastically for the better. What happened to make it change so fast and so much?
  5. Your protagonist finds himself strapped to a chair in a strange place and can’t remember how he got there. He can hear a voice speaking a language he doesn’t understand.
  6. Write an…

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