Dabbling In Words

Sometimes I like to write words & post them here. Nothing here is edited.

Month: May, 2014

Writer’s Digest Prompt: X Marks the Spot

Another prompt from writer’s digest: “You’re a pirate on a small pirate ship, that consists of only you, one other pirate and a captain. Recently you ransacked another ship and found a treasure map. After weeks of following it, you’ve finally found the island where “X” marks the spot. Write a scene where you find the buried treasure, only it’s not exactly the treasure you expected to find.”

“Has he moved?”
Wyatt’s words stirred me out of the near trance I’d been in as I’d climbed the stairs onto the deck. “Hm? The Captain? No, he hasn’t moved. He’s barely even talking anymore.” After the battle, the Captain had slipped into madness. We’d won, but it was Pyrrhic. The victory had come at the cost of our own crew. Now, as our small ship gently rose and fell, only myself, Wyatt, and the Captain were there to appreciate the complete lack of wind. Or of an island.
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Prompt 11, the last one for the night!

You are forging someone’s signature but it’s for a good reason. What is that reason?

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3 May 2014 Writer’s Night 2014-05-03 Part 10

Prompt 10:

Write about a recent incident you were involved in, from the point of view of someone else who was involved.

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Writer’s Night 2014-05-03 Part 9

Prompt 9:

She had to find the necklace, before

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Writer’s Night 2014-05-03 Part 8

Prompt 8:

You’re a private investigator taking photos of someone who spots what you are doing. What happens next?

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Writer’s Night 2014-05-03 Part 7

WARNING: MAY BE TRIGGERY.

Prompt 7: The Empty Mirror

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Writer’s Night 2014-05-03 Part 6

Prompt 6:

You’re in prison and your partner is visiting for the first time. Write the conversation you have.

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Writer’s Night 2014-05-03 Part 5

Prompt 5:

“I’m telling you – the guy was a complete stranger, just walked up and gave me the bag.”

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Writer’s Night 2014-05-03 Part 4

Prompt 4:

As he took in the view from the twentieth floor, the lights went out all over the city

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Writer’s Night 2014-05-03 Part 3

Prompt 3:

Annoying song headaches.

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