A few weeks ago I was visiting Mad Genius Club when I happened across a post by Cedar Sanderson about prompted writing. She talked about a kind of round-robin-ish shared writing prompt group. The idea is that a bunch of people share prompts and they get randomly assigned to different people. I never fail to
This is something I’ve been tinkering with for a while. Think Hill Street Blues meets COPS, with a sprinkling of Law & Order for flavor. It’s first-draft material, so be kind.
Life was pretty good. I was eighteen months into my parole, and was staying out of trouble. I had a job. Heck, I had my own company, and with it came money. Not a lot at first, but it was starting to pick up. I had a girl now, too, who accepted me with all
What happens when 26 people write a short story on the same topic? You get the Blog Fiction Project, of course.
Automat came from a writing class. The instructor had us choose a photo postcard from a face-down pile, then gave us ten minutes to crank out a descriptive passage. The image I ended up with was Edward Hopper’s Automat.