I wanted to try my hand at one of August’s tales, but since Winter so cleverly started us off and probably has plans for that particular adventure, I decided to start with a tale from her past. Five years earlier… I pushed through the giant wall of icy winds and cursed the Guild in everyContinue reading “Siding with a shark – WR101 Prompt Series: Shades of August”
The theme for this week is a kind of ‘character versus plot’. I have provided two options below, challenging you explore other ways of working. If you enjoy to map out a story before you add characters to the landscape, try using option B. If the opposite is true and you don’t normally stick toContinue reading “[WR101 Prompt Series] Terrifying Thursdays' – Prompt #11”
I’m using pictures as the inspiration for this week’s theme. Your terrifying Thursday image is courtesy of Moyan Brenn and can be found on flickr. The piece is entitled Scary doll. Have fun 🙂 Welcome to the WR101 Prompt Series. A daily prompt incorporating our love of fiction in all its forms. I’ve tried not to setContinue reading “[WR101 Prompt Series] Terrifying Thursdays' – Prompt #10”
The theme for this week is all about the song and requires you to write a short story based on a song title. You don’t have to base it on the lyrics. As long as it’s linked to the appropriate genre, and includes an interpretation of the song. The song title for Thursday is: Endless Sleep (Jody Reynolds). Continue reading “[WR101 Prompt Series] Terrifying Thursdays' – Prompt #9”
The theme for this week is in the form of a story title. The title, which you will find below, must also be used in the opening sentence. The word count should be 500 words or less. So here’s your terrifying story title for Thursday: Don’t Close Your Eyes
The theme for this week is in the form of a final sentence. All you need to do is weave a ‘terrifying’ tale which concludes with the following sentence: “Though unavoidable, he knew he would regret the decision for the rest of his life.” NB: If would like to suggest a sentence for this week’sContinue reading “[WR101 Prompt Series] Terrifying Thursdays' – Prompt #7”
This week the theme is based on dialogue, so each day I will post the opening line and all you need to do is continue from there. It’s a dialogue only prompt, which can be challenging, but also a lot of fun. So, your chilling opener for Thursday is: “It looked at me…I swear toContinue reading “[WR101 Prompt Series] Terrifying Thursdays' – Prompt #6”
It’s day four of the title series, and this one calls for a tale so terrifying it requires a disclaimer – any other medium and it would require a cushion… no make that the whole sofa, to hide behind 🙂 Enjoy.
Welcome to day four of this week’s series. I like the potential of this image; the terrifying possibilities. It could be a tale about nature fighting against us, or a story about a more sinister foe. From hidden creature to silent killer – what do you see? You have a week to let the idea percolate! Enjoy.
Your Thursday prompt is the song title ‘Season of the Witch.’ Use it in any way you wish – it’s merely for inspiration. Have fun!