Writing Prompt 9/29/18 – Innovation

#1

“Political power is fundamentally escalatory, my friend, and thus, subservient to innovation. The strong rule the weak but the clever rule the strong.”

#2

Malitz smiled and danced with delight as he finished out the equation. They said it couldn’t be done – the cure for aging, here at last!

#3

She watched the birds skate upon the shaded winds of the might towers and thought of what had born them up from their inky prisons in the depths of the earth.


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Writing Prompts 9/15/18 – “Nature”

#1

“Nature,” the old man said, “Is merely that which humans ain’t yet tinkering with.”


#2

The tarantula hawk flipped over on its back and stung the tarantula til paralysis and then started dragging it, paused and bit off its eight hoary legs, sucked the blood til dry and, now finding its quarry much lighter, harried it down a small burrow into the abyss.


#3

The detective shook his head as he surveyed the crime scene, “This guy ain’t going to change. Killing is in his nature.”


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Writing Prompts 9/13/18 – Resolve

#1

He knew the killer was coming for him. Was only a matter of time. Yet, nothing would shake his desire to see the maniac brought to justice.


#2

The men, bestially masked and robed, gathered round and took their prisoners fingers, one by one; wearing him down with every sicking snip. “Where is she?” No answer. Another snip, another question, another pained silence, but for how long?


#3

“Without willful commitment, codes are but empty slogans.”


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Writing Prompts 9/12/18 – Loyalty (Or the lack thereof)

theme by popular vote (the theme selected is the general direction, not always a literal descriptor, ie. if the them was “machines” not necessarily going to be writing “machine” in everywhere, rather will be writing about pulley systems, cars, trains, robots, etc)


#1

He griped the ax til his knuckles ashed. Her infidelity would not go unpunished…

#2

“Get Danniger on the phone! The bastard sold us out…”

#3

The imperial court donned Vermain with the garland robes of the cennerate, a gift reserved solely for those most faithful to the crown. Would that they could know he’d other plans…

#4

“Thing I like bout my car – all machines really – is that they never let you down. Can’t twist the knife in the back. Loyal til the end.”

#5

“I don’t like dogs,” he said, spitting his chew at the feet of the dog, “Dogs, why they loyalty is for sale. They’re whores when it comes to that. All of them. Cats on the other hand, why you’ve gotta earn they loyalty. And let me tell you, that don’t come by no thrown steak, no sir.”

Writing Prompts 9/11/18 – Dust

#1

All was as dust in the wake of the bomb.


#2

“This machine is no frail contraption, fated for the scrap heap in ten years time; she’ll be chugging along well after we’ve all turned to dust!”


#3

She blew the dust from the stack of papers and smiled. The secret she’d sought for half a century now bared itself to her voracious intellect and quivering hands.

Writing Prompts 9/10/18 – Neurolink

Theme chosen by user recommendation.


#1

The whirring noise, the deluge of memories; she gasped and inhaled like a swimmer caught beneath the undercurrent, not of waves, but of minds.


#2

There was no longer any separation between “self” and “other.” In the Mod everything was connected.


#3

“Put the gun down, Barlow, we both know it won’t avail you. You forget, we are of the same mind, only I’m faster. I know what you’re going to do before even you. You haven’t got the stomach for it.”


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Writing Prompts 9/10/18 – Energy

prompt #1

There was nothing known not made of energy.


prompt #2

The terrorists hit the power grid, hoping for a revolution, receiving instead only the slow and agonizing death of starvation.


prompt#3

A million gears whirred with a synchronous clattering as the ardent machinist’s great, metal citywalker roared to life and rose up from the ground on legs thick as skyscrapers, smokestacks pumping black daggers to the sky. “It works, it works!”


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