Weekly Roundup (August 3-9)

Typewriter Letters

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Author: kgwaite
Challenger: Cameron
Prompt: “I’m dead now. ‘Long with faith and chivalry.” — from Faster, Sooner, Now by David Gray
Response: Promise Me This

Author: Eric Limer
Challenger: kgwaite
Prompt: Sitting inside the eye of the storm.
Response: Drownproofing

Author: Michael
Challenger: Eric Limer
Prompt: Write something about someone who establishes a new, important relationship and then immediately has to strain it — almost to the breaking point — by asking for a huge favor.
Response: Cement

Author: November Rain (k~)
Challenger: Michael
Prompt: ​”My dad’s thing was, You know the thing you really know? That you never ever know.” -Randy Jackson
Response: Becoming

Author: Jester Queen
Challenger: dailyshorts
Prompt: Here’s a 90 second drill. List items you find in a hospital. When the 90 seconds are up, write a story that includes all the words on your list, but don’t set your story in or near a hospital.
Response: In the middle of the storm, in the middle of the night

Author: Eric Storch
Challenger: Jester Queen
Prompt: My mind flashed to childhood games. I imagined Jeanette Soltz chanting “Red Rover, Red Rover, we dare Lilly over.”
Response: Red Rover

Author: Cameron
Challenger: Diane
Prompt: If my life had a soundtrack. . .
Response: Albert Queensgate and the Gypsy’s Granddaughter