Category Archive: prompts

99 word prompt : Storm shutters

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November 14, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using storm windows. It can be literal on a house, but also consider other portals, even spaceships or submarines.… Continue reading

JOELLE’S TALES: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH #TMAT120 #WRITING #PROMPT FOR 11/7/2019

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PLEASE participate It’s not like I’m asking you to ride a mile on a camel wearing a clown suit. TELL ME A TALE IN (EXACTLY) 120 WORDS     Welcome to NOVEMBER 7!   Today’s… Continue reading

JOELLE’S TALES: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH #TMAT120 #WRITING #PROMPT FOR OCTOBER 3, 2019

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PLEASE participate It’s not like I’m asking you wrestle alligators, although there are some in the lake near my house.  Did you know alligators can climb fences? TELL ME A TALE IN (EXACTLY) 120 WORDS… Continue reading

99 word prompt : unremembered

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September 26, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about someone unremembered. Is it a momentary lapse or a loss in time? Play with the tone — make… Continue reading

99 word prompt : Interlude

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September 19, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about an interlude. It can be a pause between two key moments, the pause between acts in a play,… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Hypocrisy

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I love that word.  It’s so crispy and chop, shy, pry, and “hypos I cry” when torn apart, twisted and contorted beyond recognition. Hypocrisy is… “Save the environment” uttered by someone in an… Continue reading

99 word prompt : Greatest Gift

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September 12, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes the greatest gift. Answer it as if it were a question, or show what it could be.… Continue reading

99 word prompt : True grit

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September 5, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that shows true grit. You can use the phrase or embody the theme. Who or what has true grit?… Continue reading

JOELLE’S TALES: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH #TMAT120 #WRITING #PROMPT FOR 9/1/2019

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PLEASE participate It’s not like I’m asking you to fly through a hurricane. TELL ME A TALE IN (EXACTLY) 120 WORDS     Welcome to SEPTEMBER 1!   Today’s prompt is:  What are the worst… Continue reading

99 word prompt : the safebreaker’s daughter.

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Charli gave the following song as a clue for this week’s prompt: The banker’s boy, the boss’s son They’re hoarding all the treasures their daddy’s won And they think the vault is safe… Continue reading