Fantasy Prompt for a Short Story

I’m wrapping up this month’s theme with a fantasy prompt for a short story. I chose this image because of the blend of fantasy and real-world elements. What?–An old trumpet found in Great-grandfather’s chest Who?–A high school girl who needs an instrument for marching band Where?–Not sure. Girl starts out in her bedroom, practicing. When?—At… Continue Reading →

What’s the Relationship?

Here’s a prompt to exercise the fantasy side of your imagination. What’s the relationship between these three characters? Londra handed the fey flame to Kiel. “No one saw me.” She glanced back over her shoulder. The fires of our enemy’s village shone faintly through the thick trunks of the ancient forest. I flapped my wings,… Continue Reading →

Monday Sparks — Writing Prompts

Since I’ve been writing about mythology, I thought a fantasy prompt would be appropriate. I like this picture because it looks to me like a modern expedition has stumbled onto one of the Titans. Maybe he is Prometheus’s brother, punished by the gods for some crime. The juxtaposition of modern and ancient has so much… Continue Reading →

Dive into this Fantasy Setting

I am having trouble with this post, so I’m reposting it. This is a prompt for a fantasy setting. Our descriptions are only limited by our imaginations. But we still have to use our five senses to perceive the setting and then relay those perceptions to the reader. What are the lines swirling around the… Continue Reading →

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