Prompt Archive

This is the archive for previous Front Page prompt entries.

Write about getting lost. Write about not being able to be find something, or trying not to. Write about walking and wandering and looking for yourself (or others).

This prompt's tag was "wanderlust01." This prompt ran from April 21 to June 4, 2015. The responses to the prompt were:

How does magic function in space? How can a witch be expected to mix a potion by the light of the moon when in deep space? How does a warlock living in an asteroid belt perform a ritual at night? Write a story about a magic user in space and how they do or don't deal with these and other issues.

This prompt's tag was "spacewitch02." This prompt ran from September 7th to November 11th, 2016. The responses to the prompt were:

Relationships can be varied over time and space. Some people fall madly in love, some are mortal enemies, some have the deepest respect for each other. All of this can happen without one person ever meeting the other face to face. Write a story about a relationship between people who've never seen each other.

This prompt's tag was "relationship03." This prompt ran from August 5th to November 2nd.

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Cities rise, and cities fall. They range from small fishing tribes on the edges of rivers, to world-spanning monstrosities, but no matter what size, they all have history, and they all have secrets. Write a story with a city at its center.

This prompt's tag was "cities04." This prompt ran from November 3rd, 2015 to March 23, 2016. The responses to the prompt were:

The past is full of opportunity, despite what some may say. The threads of history could have been pulled and tugged any which way at any given time. Write about places and institutions that could have been, but weren't..

This prompt's tag was "altplaces05.." This prompt ran from March 23rd to September 7th, 2016. The responses to the prompt were:

That split second in infinity that shapes the soul, that sliver of fate that changes the lives of everybody around it. This prompt is about moments, and the singular moments that can change the world. A teardrop, a laugh, a sunset, a gunshot - what was THE moment?

This prompt's tag was "whyandwho06." This prompt ran from April 21 to June 4, 2015. The responses to the prompt were:

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