Weekly Roundup (August 10-16)

Typewriter Letters

Sorry the weekly roundup is late this time, folks! I’m sure you all will forgive us when you take a look at the zingers we had lined up last week. Pretty spectacular!

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And now, last week’s participants:

Author: Jester Queen
Challenger: trencher
Prompt: A character, taking shelter from a storm, has an unusual encounter.
Response: The Girl Under the Road

Author: Maya Bahl
Challenger: Jester Queen
Prompt: If I had any soul left, I’d have felt bad.
Response: Living As If We Died

Author: Tara Roberts
Challenger: Maya Bahl
Prompt: The world is your stage, and I am a duck
Response: Duck You

Author: Eric Storch
Challenger: Tara Roberts
Prompt: Oh, for heaven’s sake. You could win a gold medal for stupid.’
Response: A Gold Medal

Author: SAM
Challenger: Eric Storch
Prompt: You have the opportunity to relive one day of your go. Which one and why?
Response: Woman Enough

Author: Eric Limer
Challenger: SAM
Prompt: There were fifteen pictures left and spare flashbulbs in her pocket.
Response: Darkness

Author: Cheney
Challenger: Eric Limer
Prompt: That’s exactly what I’ve been trying to tell you.’ (No need to use that verbatim, in fact, please don’t.)
Response: Mathematics

Author: Michael
Challenger: Cheney
Prompt: I’m so glad to see that you thought of me.
Response: My Moon

Author: FlamingNyx
Challenger: Laura
Prompt: It’s all fun and games until someone realizes it’s not fun at all.
Response: Spin the Bottle

Author: Barb Black
Challenger: FlamingNyx
Prompt: As I stood holding my hand over the bleeding wound, his heart beat kept steady. I did everything to avoid eye contact but I knew that he felt that I loved him dearly and I stopped pretending that I didn’t love him beyond words.
Response: The Marble Bridge

Author: kgwaite
Challenger: Barb Black
Prompt: Write a piece based on your favorite nursery rhyme.
Response: So They Say

  • Laura

    Looks like there was a bit of a mix up… My (Laura) response of, “The marble bridge,” was for Michael’s prompt, ‘No one ever does, and there is no final judgment, and we never reach the end of the marble bridge.’ – Glenn Carle. Just want to make sure any response of Barb Black’s is included.