Sep 22, 2011

Okay, that didn't go quite as planned… All Prompts

Okay, that didn't go quite as planned.  I would have to say that either the execution or timing anyway…
Let's Try This Again
Here are all three prompts
1→Special Prompt

2→Sentence that must be included somewhere
It appeared as if by magic.

3→ the word prompt

Now the question is, what shall I do with these prompts?  Well the original idea was spelled out →here← and I will sort of keep to that.  You can:

A→Write one, two or three separate 100 word stories using the prompts or
B→Write one, 300 word story using all three.

There will be a winner pulled from each.

For this week I will close the contest at 9am eastern time tomorrow.

Also, if you could please leave me some feedback via a comment →on the "rules" post← as to what changes I should make that would be greatly appreciated!



  1. you need to give people more time but it's a great writing exercise.

  2. Karma’s A Bitch
    I puttered around, the garden I was enjoying the fresh air after my long week of work trapped in my office; even if Emily had forced me to take the time. After all I owed her.
    “Where was she anyway, the stupid bitch?”
    I then saw Emily looking beyond me. She appeared beautiful meditating near the flowers and all that greenery… but she always looked beautiful. I had neglected her badly, working all those late nights and then coming home and yelling at her because my dinner wasn’t ready, or my clothes weren’t clean. She’d make me so angry, she was so agreeable, but I’d make it up to her. After all her shiner was looking better and her broken arm was healing nicely. Emily believed in Buddha that’s why she brought me here I’m sure. Stupid bitch like I’d choose to follow any religion. Emily believed in all those new age principles too. Why did I put up with her stupidity?
    I stared again at the topiary that looked like Buddha, it had moved. I know it did! It was fleeting but I saw the creature move as if by magic. His eyes twinkled and yet there were no real eyes there. He was a topiary, not a living being. I turned my back to go and it moved again. What was this a scene from Dr. Who? I was imagining it I convinced myself. I took to steps towards it to touch it convince myself it wasn’t real. I reached out touching. Ha, I had imagined it all I thought. I turned to go when it grabbed me and I found myself the topiary Buddha in the garden.
    “I told you Karma was a bitch! Howard you should have listened.” Emily said walking away

    299 words

  3. Thanks Sheilagh! As you were the only entry, you won! Congrats. Now I just have to design an I'm a big winner badge for you!

  4. I'm sorry you didn't have any others maybe everyone was busy yesterday.It was a great writing exercise.Thank you :)

  5. Karma eh? Let's hope it really works.


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