This week's writing prompt is:
When I saw what they'd brought home from the garage sale,
I debated making this one a full sentence for a long time (I couldn't believe my eyes, I knew we were in trouble, etc.) but opted to leave it open ended. Same deal - treat the prompt like it's the opening of a novel, and send me the next 100 words by Monday, May 16th 2011 11:59pm Kansas City time. Also known as central time. If you're looking for some tips on what the judges are looking for, here's a blog post about creating a dynamic prompt. And here's a link to samples of previous winners. And here's a link to details about prompt contests. Click away, my friends.
I'm really hoping by the next contest we'll be up to 150 followers and can do our 150-word free write, so if you haven't clicked that "follow" button, feel free to show some love.
As always, you must be 25 or under to participate, and just one entry per person por favor.
These are the judges for this round:
Diana Sharples is the former editor of an online speculative fiction magazine,