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Monday, August 24, 2009


Specific Prompt:

Write a story using only dialogue. No descriptions. No narrations. Just dialogue. There has to be a beginning, middle, and end -- not to mention hefty conflict to make it compelling. The story has to be told through the characters words and it has to mean something. Think you can handle it? I wouldn't mind reading it, if you could.

Fan Fiction Prompts:

Being Human prompt: Mitchell/Annie. There's always been some tension there. Heck, even the BBC's Being Human Blog mentions it. So, write a very tension-filled moment. Don't make them kiss. Don't make them have any sexual relations of any kind. Tension is the key here. Make the story ooze tension. (And totally link me.)

Skins prompt: Effy. Pure Effy. Dig into her psyche and make her make an important choice.

Torchwood prompt: Jack/Gwen. I always found Gwen's sudden pregnancy in series three a bit suspicious. It's like there's a little something MORE too it. It was just too random, you know? Might Jack somehow be involved?

Write a story including the phrase:

"This is a horrible mess. It's time to make a choice."

Use this song for inspiration:

"The Rifle" by Alela Diane

One Word Prompts:


Sunday, August 23, 2009


Specific Prompt:

I want you to travel through time and space (but not to the world of the Mighty Boosh, because that would be copyright infringement, which is a no-no). Instead, I want you to create your own universe. Think of what inspires you. What are you interested in? Fairies, outer space, talking trees? Whatever it is, use it to your advantage and think of something interesting. Create a world. That's your challenge. Create a rich, unique, and interesting world. It could be a long term project, ideally. Half-ass attempts rarely come off as unique or interesting.

Fan fic Prompts:

Mighty Boosh: Yes, now I'm telling you to travel to the world of the Mighty Boosh (since it's fanfic and not for profit). Howard and Vince come into contact with vampires. Be as cracktastic as possible, please.

Battlestar Galactica: AU. What would've happened if Starbuck never died? Would they ever have found Earth? Think of all the implications of what would've been and create an alternate universe based on that.

Being Human: Mitchell/Annie (my new lovely ship). Mitchell and Annie can't die (they're both already dead). What are the implications of that? Unlike George, they're essentially immortal (barring any stakes through the heart or another one of those Death Doors). How does their immortality connect them?

Write a story including the phrase:

"Well, isn't this a right loading of f*cking piss?" (Forgive the asterisks. I'm unsure of Blogger's policy on swearwords and I don't want my blog taken down over something silly.)

Use this song for inspiration:

"That Thing You Do" by The Wonders
(Yes, it's a movie song. But I love it, and I just got done watching the movie.)

One Word Prompts:


Saturday, August 22, 2009


Specific Prompt:

Think of the career you would most hate to work in. Think hard. Thought about it yet? Good. Now, write a story where your main character is in that career and LOVES it. Write why they love it. Open your mind and try to think of good things about that career, even if it doesn't appeal to it. For instance, if you're a creative person, maybe your character is an accountant who loves crunching numbers. Be inventive. Oh and -- give them a plot and a story.

Fanfiction Prompts:

Being Human: Write your bestest Mitchell/Annie story. (I adore them!) Make it tender, without being fluffy. That's the way I see them on the show. (And I sound like a dictator or something, but yeah -- totally, I would love to read a sweet Annie and Mitchell story.)

Heroes: Sylar/Claire. Smut. Somehow include the word "lick" (because I like it so much) three times in the story. The catch? It still has to make sense. It's not cracky smut. Also, include the word throb twice. Why? Because if you can do it without being repetitive, it's a good exercise/challenge.

Star Trek: Spock/Uhura smut. Yes, that's right. SMUT. In the movie, you could sense the smoldering passion beneath the surface. You, brave fanfic writer, must bring that passion forth. (And totally link me through an email or else a comment.)

Write a story including the phrase:

"I thought I would faint if I looked at him again."

Use this song for inspiration:

"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" by The Proclaimers

One Word Prompts:


Thursday, August 20, 2009

Zombie Chicken Award!

As I mentioned in my last post, I got a second award that day: Al at Publish or Perish awarded me the Zombie Chicken Award.

The Details:

The blogger who receives this award believes in the Tao of the zombie chicken – excellence, grace and persistence in all situations, even in the midst of a zombie apocalypse. These amazing bloggers regularly produce content so remarkable that their readers would brave a raving pack of zombie chickens just to be able to read their inspiring words. As a recipient of this world-renowned award, you now have the task of passing it on to at least 5 other worthy bloggers. Do not risk the wrath of the zombie chickens by choosing unwisely or not choosing at all.

My Nominations Are:

Andrew at Musings and Mullings.

Rebecca Emrich at Living a Life of Writing (even though she's already received this award from someone else, I believe she deserves it all over again).

Cindy R. Wilson

Jennifer Neri

Tim at Wizard's Keep

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Kreativ Award

Hi guys! A big thanks goes to everyone who reads this blog.

Rebecca Emrich at Living a Life of Writing has nominated me for the Kreativ Award! I'm very excited as this is the first award Prompt Romp has won (the next post will be about the second). If you haven't already done so, I highly recommend that you check out Rebecca's blog. There, she posts in-depth about the life of writers; it's a great, wonderful, and thought-provoking read.

So, now it's time for me to do some nominating.

Here are the rules for the award:

1. Thank the person who nominated you for this award.
2. Copy the logo and place it on your blog.
3. Link to the person who nominated you for this award.
4. Name 7 things about yourself that people might find interesting. (see below)
5. Nominate 7 Kreativ Bloggers.
6. Post links to the 7 blogs you nominate.
7. Leave a comment on each of the blogs letting them know they have been nominated.

7 Thing People Might Find Interesting About Me:

1. I can sing. I've been singing all my life and I love it.

2. I'm writing a modern fantasy series. Fantasy is my favorite genre to write followed by horror and scifi.

3. I'm obsessed with real-time strategy games. My favorite is the Age of Empires series; recently, I've become fascinated with Imperivm Romanvm.

4. My top three favorite shows (in no particular order) are: Torchwood, Heroes, and Being Human.

5. I've been playing the Sims for many years. My IQ is 160; still, I can't figure out how to make my own meshes. (Shut up -- everyone has their own different type of smarts.)

6. I drink a lot of coffee. I mean, a lot. I've been drinking coffee since I was seven.

7. If I had to say what influences me in respect to creativity the most, I'd say life -- particularly that which touches me and makes me think.

My Nominations for the Kreativ Award:

1. Andrew at Musings and Mullings.

2. Al at Publish or Perish.

3. Cindy R. Wilson.

4. Write and Earn a Living.

5. Kait Nolan.

6. Pink Ink.

7. Writing About You.

Saturday, August 15, 2009


Specific Prompt:

Go out into the forest. Something bad happens. What is it? How do you deal with it?

Fan Fiction Prompts:

Star Trek prompt: Spock/Uhura. There's danger on the Enterprise when Uhura becomes enamored by a strange alien with a secret. Meanwhile, Spock is suspicious of the newcomer.

Heroes prompt: Sylar/Claire. PWP. Cake is somehow involved.

Being Human prompt: Mitchell/Annie. Write a story describing their common ground.

Write a story including the phrase:

"This is hopeless."

Use this song for inspiration:

"F**k Forever" by Babyshambles

One Word Prompts:


Wednesday, August 12, 2009


Specific Prompt:

What happens when nightmares become reality? Do they consume us, or do we overcome them? And if we overcome them, what happens after that?

Fanfiction Prompts:

Heroes: Sylaire (Sylar/Claire). Smut. Sylar breaks into Claire's dorm room and demands ALL of her valuables. ;)

Harry Potter: What becomes of the son of Tonks and Lupin after the end of Deathly Hallows?

Star Trek TNG: Crackfic. Data becomes infected by a computer virus that causes him to think he's the king of France.

Write a story including the phrase:

"I never thought this would happen."

Use this song for inspiration:

"Strawberry Fields Forever" by The Beatles

One Word Prompts:


Sunday, August 9, 2009


Specific Prompt:

If you had a time machine, what would you do with it? Where would you go? Would you be with the ones you love? Would you watch your great-grandparents get married? Would you visit Pompeii on that fateful day?

Give reasons for why you would do what you would do, and where would you go. Would you mess with time? Would you fix something you think is broken? What would you do?

Fanfiction Prompts:

Torchwood: Jack/Gwen. Jack and Gwen reunite after the Children of Earth series. What happens next?

Harry Potter: Harry/Hermoine. AU. What happened if they got together in Deathly Hallows instead of the way it REALLY happened?

Spock/Uhura: A dangerous drug has been introduced into the USS Enterprise.

Write a story including the phrase:

"It will change you."

Use this song for inspiration:

"Across the Universe" by The Beatles

One Word Prompts:







Friday, August 7, 2009

Man in the Moon

Specific Prompt:

Go to the man in the moon (he can be Noel Fielding, if you like) and ask him a question. You only get to ask one, so make sure it's a good one. (And if he is Noel Fielding's man in the moon, remember that Harrison described him as an "alabaster retard".)

Fanfiction Prompts:

Torchwood: Jack and Gwen are alone on a deserted island due to some sort of spacial anomaly. Preferably set in series 1.

Being Human: General fic. What happens right after the first episode? Drabble, if you like.

Stargate SG1: Was their something going on between Anubis and Adria? You be the judge.

Write a story including the phrase:

"I planned for this. Really, I did."

Use this song for inspiration:

"Sonnet" by The Verve

One Word Prompts:


Tuesday, August 4, 2009


Specific Prompt:

Use your imagination. Imagine you are an elf. What's the world like?

Fanfiction Prompts:

Torchwood: Owen and Toshiko. Smut. Set before their deaths, describe an almost intimate moment. Include the word "lick" somewhere in there.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Crackfic. Jack comes to visit Elizabeth. Set after At World's End.

Write a story including the phrase:

"You, sir, are an incredible moron."

Use this song for inspiration:

"Warrior" by The Yeah Yeah Yeahs

One Word Prompts:


Saturday, August 1, 2009

I wrote a drabble!

It's a Star Wars Obidala drabble. Exactly 100 words. I'm rather proud of it (though I didn't edit it, so we'll see how proud I am when I look at it in the morning). I meant to use one of my own prompts I posted here recently, but I diverged.

And without further it is at my Livejournal.

And never fear. More prompts will follow in the morning, when I'm more awake. (I've had a busy week this week. I turned 21! And my youngest sister turned 2! And my dad turned 51! So yeah, lots of birthdays. =D)