I just saw a local weather map – apparently our country was replaced by a giant oven set on broil when we weren’t looking.
To make matters worse, my local Starbucks store was closed today for no apparent reason.
Definitely a sign of the impending apocalypse.
The poor cat keeps moving from surface to surface in the house, trying to find one that is cool. The dog always choose to hang out in his wading pool on days like this, but somehow the cat isn’t interested in that option. His loss.
Ah well, this too shall pass.
In the meantime, I think I’ll distract myself by doing some writing – perhaps a story with an arctic setting? I’ll give today’s story prompt and random words a try and see where they lead me.
Care to join me?
For those of you working away on a story (whether a first draft or a polished version on its way to publication), if you’re not feeling random, we’d love to hear a bit – whether it’s a scene, a paragraph, or even a phrase that you are especially pleased with and would like to share.
If you don’t have a story in progress, or just want to work on something new, I hope today’s story prompt and/or random words will catch your creative fancy.
What if: “Your character makes a surprising discovery?”
Feel free to interpret the “What if” any way you choose and include any (or all) of the following random words:
disobey lethal heist freckled
tooth gurgle furious flags
arcane corpse chalk challenge
pattern danger extravagant dynasty
I look forward to seeing your stories in the comments. If you’re not feeling in the writing mood today, or don’t have time, feel free to post suggestions you might have for future “what-if” prompts. Ideas are always welcome.
Happy writing to all!