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Writing Prompts #128 & #129


Renee Stevens

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Today we bring you two new prompts from Comicfan. While they both look like they're going to be interesting, I think "The Sexes" is going to provide quite the challenge! Enjoy!

 

Prompt 128 – Creative
Cue – Word List
Use the following words in a story: fog, bus, newspaper, coffee roll, and toilet paper.

 

Prompt 129 – Creative
Cue – The Sexes
Science has always said that there would be new species added as time went on and as Mother Nature needed change. What wasn’t expected was that the human race would develop a third sex. All around the nation this third sex was being born to parents, some who were horrified and others who still seen this new sex as their child. What is this third sex like?

 

 

 

Featured this week is a response to Prompt #127: First Line of "Just how many more times can you do that?” written by Jamessavik.


“Just how many more times can you do that?”, the Weapons System Officers cracked over the intercom into Rials headphones as the F/A-71 Tornado came to rest after the jolt from the arrestor gear.

 

Lt. Rials went over his post flight checklist. He switched off the fighters main systems and turned the reactor to stand by. He keyed the intercom mike and said to his weapons systems operator, "Until I get killed or they fire me."

 

Ensign Wells, his WSO replied, "Swell. Let me know if you are ever feeling particularly suicidal so I can punch out."

 

Rials said, "Fair enough."

 

The flight deck machinery hauled the attack fighter into the squad bay and when the rest of Diamondbacks were recovered, the doors closed and the bay pressurized.

 

As soon as the atmosphere was restored, the deck crew swarmed out into the bay to take care of the fighters and help the crews debark. Rials disabled the safety and pulled the canopy release. There was a slight hiss as the pressure equalized.

 

The deck crews pushed a maintenance access ladder up to the fighter and the crewmen reached in to help the crew unbuckle, unstrap and get out of the fighter. After very long patrols the men had to be carried out but Rials and Wells were up and out in no time. Wells was carrying the ships flight recorder.

 

The crew Chief asked said, "Any complaints?"

 

Rials said, "No Chief. You guys do a good job taking care of her."

 


To read the rest of this short, go here!

 

Have fun with this weeks prompt, and who knows, perhaps yours will be next weeks feature! Remember to read, write, and review!!!

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Here you go:

 

Coffee Roll - any of numerous yeast-raised sweet rolls with our without raisins or nuts or spices or a glaze

sweet roll

 

1. bun, roll - small rounded bread either plain or sweet

 

2. cross bun, hot cross bun - moderately sweet raised roll containing spices and raisins and citron and decorated with a cross-shaped sugar glaze

 

3. bear claw, bear paw - almond-flavored yeast-raised pastry shaped in an irregular semicircle resembling a bear's claw

 

4. cinnamon bun, cinnamon roll, cinnamon snail - rolled dough spread with cinnamon and sugar (and raisins) then sliced before baking

 

5. caramel bun, honey bun, schnecken, sticky bun - rolled dough spread with sugar and nuts then sliced and baked in muffin tins with honey or sugar and butter in the bottom

 

6. pinwheel roll - pinwheel-shaped rolls spread with cinnamon and sugar and filled with e.g. jam before baking

 

7. danish pastry, danish - light sweet yeast-raised roll usually filled with fruits or cheese

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