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  1. Here it comes again, just when I've begun to get myself together. Here is another Friday and another set of prompts. Let's jump right into them. Prompt 844 - Creative Tag - Royalty Having been laid off from your job you decide to play around online. You order a DNA test from one of the online ancestry sites and begin to fill in your family tree with the few facts you have. A week and a half later you get your results and an official letter from a small country you'd never heard of. You discover you are actually second in line for the throne, they want you to come and be trained, however, you need to give up everything here including your partner. Will you become royalty or stay a commoner? Prompt 845 - Creative Tag - First Line "Look what the cat dragged in and left in my damn bed! Crap." So ladies and gents, does either one appeal? If so please, link it in the prompt forum. Until next time, remember to read, write, comment, and like. Stay safe and well.
  2. Well, we are half way through May. The world is coming out of lockdown and praying for no second wave. To help you to focus on something besides Covid 19 here are the prompts. Prompt 842 - Creative Tag - First Line "Pardon me, but damn it got cold in here." Prompt 843 Tag - List of Words Use the following words in a story - a bloody shirt, a broken door, a school bag, a new book, and a calico cat. Enjoy your week. Remember to read, write, comment, and like. Stay safe and well.
  3. May day! May Day! Well it is the first of May. At least we are all still going. Speaking of going, time for some new prompts. Prompt 838 - Creative Tag - First Line "Where the hell do you think you are going?" Prompt 839 - Creative Tag - Lusty May Work has kept you busy and now that May has arrived you finally have vacation time. Deciding to go away and travel far from home. You barely check in when you find yourself the object of desire for two completely different men. Will you be with one or the other? None at all or both? What happens to you in the lusty month of May? So there are the new prompts. Do either appeal to you? If so share with us in the prompt forum page. We did have one take on last week's prompts. @aditus took a shot at prompt 836. Read it here - https://gayauthors.org/story/aditus/prickly-prompts/10 Until next time. Remember to read, write, comment, and like. Stay safe and well.
  4. Welcome to Friday. It is Friday isn't it? I hope so. Anyway, did you know Friday is named after Frigg, wife of Odin? Why do I mention that? Read the prompts. Prompt 834 - Creative Tag - Friday Having seen your child hurt by bullies you curse and wish that Friday would just vanish, Instead a large woman pounds on your door. "Why would you curse my day?" The woman demanded. Not knowing who she is you explain what is going on. "My name is Frigg and I shall teach you an important lesson." What happened? Prompt 935 - Creative Tag - First Line "Thank God, it's Friday at last!" So there they are. Hope one appeals to you. Remember to read, write, comment, and like. 'til next time stay safe and well.
  5. Hello! Well we made it through another week. The world gets a bit scarier, and living in New York has me in the center of the hot spot at the moment. In an attempt to focus on anything other than the news, I present to you new prompts. Prompt 830 - Creative Tag - First Line Where do you think you're going? Prompt 831 - Creative Tag - Owned When you woke up this morning you found a metal collar around your neck. As you raised your hand to feel it, you discovered a tattoo on your hand and looking around suddenly that you weren't in your bedroom. Instead you found yourself on the floor of a small empty cell. Scared and confused you look around as a window opens and a small package is dropped in. Suddenly a computer generated image appears before you and informs you that you are to dress and prepare to meet your new owner. What is going on? So those are the prompt offers this week. If you do choose to write one please leave a link in the prompt forum. Until next time remember to read, write, comment, and like. Stay safe and well.
  6. I hope everyone enjoyed their St. Patrick's Day even if you were quarantined. The world is different place than it was a month ago. However, I usually focus on the positive and hopefully one of the prompts this week will help brighten your day. Prompt 826 - Creative Tag - The Good Day What makes a day a good day? Is it the morning kiss from your significant other? Maybe it is the cat not throwing up a hairball in your shoe? Or making all the lights going to work? Write a story where your character just has a good day, not perfect or outrageous. What constitutes a good day for them? Prompt 827 - Creative Tag - First Line "Oh, that gives me a great idea! Wanna help?" Maybe one of these prompts will appeal to you. If you decide to attempt one please remember to include on the prompt page. Until next time, stay well. Remember to read, write, comment, and like.
  7. Welcome to March. Okay, so it is a few days in, but it is the first Friday of the month. So it is also a month for the Irish with St. Patrick's Day here in the United States, which reminds me that it is time for new prompts. Prompt 822 - Creative Tag - First Line "What on earth are you wearing?" Prompt 823 - Creative Tag - Promises Your grandmother always warned you not to make promises you couldn't keep. However, you never thought she was being serious. Until you met the odd neighbor when you moved your new home. He invited you over for a dinner but you made an excuse not to go. After finding an excuse each time he tried to get you over, you figured you would simply placate him. "I promise I'll be at your next event." He smiled and shook your hand. "Make sure you do," was all he said. When it came up, you found every reason not to go, but you suddenly find yourself compelled to go. You spot a letter left on your door that simply reads "Promises must be kept!" What happens and what did your promise make you do? So that is the new prompts I have for you. Either one catch your attention? Feel free to write your story and post it in the prompt forum. Until next time. Remember to read, write, comment, and like. Speaking of writing we did have someone take a shot at Prompt 819. https://gayauthors.org/story/valkyrie/promptingsfromvalhalla/38 - Take a read of @Valkyrie's prompt tale.
  8. Boy, time flies when all you do is work. We made it to another Friday, so, let's see if these new prompts appeal to you. Prompt 818 - Creative Tag - Money Woes This hasn't been your year. First there was there was the accident, where someone totaled your car, but they drove off afterwards and your insurance wouldn't pay for the hit and run. Then there was the hospital bill from your fall where you broke your arm. You have insurance but considering it is only February you hadn't begun to meet your deductible and now had $3000 you owed. Finally, your job announced budget cuts and your hours at work were cut. With bills piling up you're forced to take drastic actions. How do you solve your money woes? Prompt 819 - Creative Tag - First Line "Just you wait 'cause my revenge will be epic!" Hopefully someone will take up the challenge and go write a new tale. If you do please post your response and link it in the Writer's Circle Prompts so it can be featured here. Until next time, remember to read, write, comment, and like. Stay safe.
  9. Welcome. Next Friday is Valentine's day and I have some new prompts to help create the mood. Prompt 814 - Creative Tag - Cupid's Beau When you left to go out this morning the last thing you expected to do was fall over a stunning young man. As you apologize profusely you hear him mention a "missed shot" and a "missing arrow." When he finally straightens up and looks you in the eyes you feel drawn to him. When he asks you out, what happens? Prompt 815 - Creative Tag - First Line "True love's kiss? What is this? A fairytale?" So do either of the prompts appeal to you? If so, when you write your story, please, remember to link it in the prompt forum. 'Til next time. Remember to read, write, comment, and like. Stay well.
  10. We made it to the end of January. You know that means Valentine's Day is right around the corner. These prompts will either help you create something romantic or perhaps murderous. It all depends on how you take them. So, another Friday collection of prompts for you. Prompt 812 - Creative Tag - First Line "Do you think it will finally happen tonight?" Prompt 813 - Creative Tag - The Roses After a long day at work you find a long stemmed red rose on your door step. There was no card but you figured it might be a mistake. The following morning you wake and find another rose on the front windshield of your car, another at your desk at work, and when you finally come home again find yet another on your bedroom pillow. Are these romantic gestures or something else? Does either one appeal to you? If so write your tale. Be sure to share it in the prompt forum too. 'Til next time. Remember to read, write, comment, and like. Stay well.
  11. Is it me, or is this month just flying by? Here we are at another Friday and hopefully things go well. I do apologize. Last week was a mess of mistakes. Seems I mis-numbered the prompts and then I didn't post them in the prompt thread. Not one of my best moments. However, all that has been corrected and I have new temptations for your consideration. Prompt 808 - Creative Tag - Partners You were paired up to solve the murder of the little fairy. Someone must have gotten a laugh out of putting the male tree nymph and the young cleric together as partners. Now you have to solve the crime before the fairy's body fades away. What happened? Prompt 809 - Creative Tag - First Line "Touch me again and I'll rip off all of your appendages and feed them to you. Understood?" So do either of the prompts catch your attention? If so, then go write! 'Til next time. Remember to read, write, comment and like.
  12. Happy New Year to one and all. It is Friday so be ready to write, cause it is time for some new ideas to get you going. Prompt 804 - Creative Tag - First Line "The hell am I wasting my first kiss of the year on you!" Prompt 805 - Creative Tag - New Year You weren't feeling well last night so you went to bed early. The last thing you remember was wishing that everything would be better when you woke. As you open your eyes you notice the room is different. You go to get up and suddenly alarms go off and a nurse comes rushing in. When you finally calm down you are horrified when the nurse tells you, "I'm sorry but today is the first of January twenty-thirty." What happened to you? Did either appeal to you? Then write. Remember to share your story in the prompt forum. "Til next week - read, write, review, and like. Stay safe everyone.
  13. The year just keeps flying. I'm already looking ahead to Thanksgiving, mainly because I work in retail. So the prompts reflect that. Prompt 798 - Creative Tag - First Line "So are we inviting friends or making it a family holiday?" Prompt 799 - Creative Tag - List of Words Use the following words in a story - a fat turkey, a long table, a parade, a winter coat, and an apple pie. So while no one did last week's prompts we did have someone do prompt 786. Take a look at @Jason Rimbaud's story. It can be found here - https://gayauthors.org/story/jason-rimbaud/story-prompts-articles-and-ramblings/4. Leave him some likes and comments. 'Til next week, remember to read, write, comment, and like. Stay well.
  14. November is just flying by. Already halfway through the month and again we are at a Friday. Time for new prompts. Oh, and in case you didn't notice we now have 800 different prompts to help get your creative juices going. Prompt 800 - Creative Tag - The meal You figured a nice meal with a few friends would be a nice way to share the holiday. That quickly went from four to nearly forty people. What happened to your small meal and how will you deal with it? Prompt 801 - Creative Tag - First Line "You are what I'm most grateful for this year. " So, I hope to see some fun prompt stories. Remember, if you do write one to add the link under the prompt in the forum. Until next time - read, write, comment, and like. Stay well.
  15. Here you come again, just when I was set for another weekend of writing. Friday has arrived, so prompts are ready too. I have a few friends with birthdays coming up and it has influenced the offerings this week. Prompt 802 - Creative Tag - First Line "So, what did you buy me?" Prompt 803 - Creative Tag - List of Words Use the following words in a story - A balloon, a birthday cake, an empty room, a single card, a calico cat. Maybe one of these appeals to you. We have had some prompts getting attention. Prompt 801 was done by @Headstall - Prompt 784 was done as well - https://gayauthors.org/story/comicfan/apromptaweek/54 Remember if you do decide to do one of the prompts to place a link in the prompt forum. Until next time remember to read, write, comment, and like. Stay well.
  16. Fall came in like a storm, summer shorts and tee shirts temps one day and boom autumn jackets and long pants the next. Leaves changing and cooler weather to bake in is finally upon those of us in the northern hemisphere. While dreaming of new things perhaps I can tempt you to write with one of the new prompts? Prompt 788 - Creative Tag - First Line "Oh, damn, you weren't supposed to hear about that!" Prompt 789 - Creative Tag - Lost Love When you were just starting your teens you fell in love with the boy next door. However, barely after admitting it to yourself, he is kidnapped from his home and was never found. This event changed how you and everyone else in your town grew up and interacted with each other. On the eve of your thirtieth birthday a young teenager accidently runs into you and knocks you over. He stays to help you and when you see his face you freeze. Before you is your lost love, only he looks barely fourteen and you are turning thirty. What is the truth and is this your lost love back from the missing? Still no takers on the prompts from the last two weeks. Maybe one of the new ones will appeal and get an author to pen a new tale. Until next time. Remember to read, write, comment, and like. Be safe.
  17. Welcome to another Friday. Is it me or are the weeks flying by? Anyway time for some new temptations. Prompt 782 - Creative First Line I'm done forgiving you, so get out! Prompt 783 - Creative Dance You were invited to a friend's party. The last thing you expected was to be swept off your feet and be the center of attention with an incredible partner dancing all night. Who was it and what happened after your dance? So that is the prompts for the week. Remember if you write one to add it to the prompt page. Until next time read, write, comment and like.
  18. Another week is over and it's my turn to torment, um, I mean offer you some inspiration. Yes, ladies and gentleman I have new prompts for you. Prompt 776 - Creative Tag - First Line "I need to, um, tell you something. Okay?" Prompt 777 - Creative Tag - List of Words Use the following words in a story - A full moon, a cracked window, an old letter, a skateboard, and a stuffed toy. Those are my offerings to you this week. Luckily, there were some brave souls who took up last week's challenges. @aditus took a shot at Prompt 774 - https://gayauthors.org/story/aditus/prickly-prompts/6 @Ivor Slipper took a shot at Prompt 775 - https://gayauthors.org/story/ivor-slipper/no-anchovies/1 Go give them a read and comment. Hopefully, you found something to intrigue you and encourage you to write. Next week maybe it will be your prompt piece we feature. Until then remember to read, write, like, and comment. Be well.
  19. Another week has come and gone, yet I'm stuck here with a rainy Friday. Rainy days and Fridays usually mean I've got prompts for you. Onwards, brave souls. Prompt 780 - Creative Tag - Enemy Mine The war between worlds has left both sides devastated. Chemicals released on by the warriors from both planets have caused major changes on the people, plants, and animals. With a little less than a fifth of both populations surviving, the remaining leaders attempt to make peace. Unfortunately, neither side realized that the chemicals released would alter the chemical make up to the point that everyone was now attracted to only their former enemies, and usually just one being at that. What happens when you encounter your enemy mate? Prompt 781 - Creative Tag - First Line "Why did you hide this from me?" Unfortunately there were no takers last week on the prompts. Hopefully, this week some soul will step up and take the challenge. Until next week, remember to read, write, like, and comment. Stay safe all.
  20. Hurricanes, storms, and more! Oh my. Sending out my best wishes for everyone's safety as we head into the weekend. Being Friday that means it is time for new prompts. Hopefully, something will strike your fancy. Prompt 778 - Creative Tag - First Line Silence filled the room as he stalked his way toward me, literally tossing people out of his way as he bore down on me. Prompt 779 - Creative Tag - School When the letter arrived informing you that you were invited to the local school of magic, you were hoping it would be like the movies or television series about magical schools. You forgot that things are rarely so straight forward in life. When you arrive there you find you are not prepared for school, magic, or your powers which began working as soon as you arrived. You are surrounded by werewolves, vampires, witches, warlocks, and more just at the school's front steps. You even accidentally set the cute blond boy's book on fire as he went to introduce himself in the school's courtyard. Just when you are sure things can't get worse you are introduced to both your new roommate who is Lucifer Morningstar's son, Damien and then to your homeroom teacher, who is the Arch-Angel Michael. What are you going to do? Prompt 775 found another taker. @aditus has his entry here - https://gayauthors.org/story/aditus/prickly-prompts/7 Prompt 776 was attempted by @jamessavik. Be ready for some hard times as you read - https://gayauthors.org/story/jamessavik/getintojamesshorts/38 So hopefully one of this week's prompts will motivate you to write. Until next time remember to read, write, like, and comment. Stay safe all.
  21. We made it to another Friday. That is reason to enough to celebrate, but it also means I've come with new offerings for you. Prompt 772 - Creative Tag - First Line The rain has been falling for hours, soaking my skin, and wiping out my tracks as I do my best to leave the pain behind me while I try to escape before anyone notices I'm gone. Prompt 773 - Creative Tag - New Day You went with your friends to see the fortune teller that they had booked as a evening's entertainment. However, when the fortune teller spotted you she ignored everyone else and demanded your hand. It freaked you out a bit, but when she grabbed your hand you tore it from her grasp, catching your finger on her ring scratching it deeply. As you looked at her, a drop of your blood fell onto her deck, hitting just one tarot card which she immediately flipped over. When she looked at you she said, "It will all begin for you when you next awaken to a new day." Your body shook and you felt like a an electric pulse went through your body as you rushed outside into the rain. You left your friends and hurried home only to collapse into bed. The next day you woke to a whole different life. What happened to you on that new day? So that is this week's new prompts., I hope one appeals to you. Until next week, read, write, comment, and like. Be well.
  22. Well, ladies and gents we have made it to August. The year is just flying by. Hopefully, you are finding time to write, and because it is Friday time to offer up some new prompts. Prompt 770 - Creative Tag - Fallen Everything about him is wrong. He is too much of an opposite, and you fight with him every chance you get when you do see each other. However, if you see him near anyone else you feel angry and possessive. You can't deny it anymore, you've fallen, and fallen hard for him. What happened and how did you fall for this guy? Prompt 771 - Creative Tag - First Line The screams of terror drew you like a moth to a flame, but while everyone else ran away you ran to save the one bleeding on the ground before you. So that is this week's selection. Did one of them interest you? James Savik took a shot at 769 - and new comer Talo Segura took a shot at 764 - https://gayauthors.org/story/talo-segura/short-stories-inspired-by-prompts/1 Hopefully next week we will have some other stories to highlight. Until next time. Remember to read, write, comment, and like
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    Prompt 766 and 767

    It is finally Friday. So my turn to offer up a little inspiration to you. Prompt 766 - Creative Tag - First Line The ring sparkled in the moonlight as he stared intently at it, trying to find the words he desperately wanted to speak. Prompt 767 - Creative Tag - Gifts In an age where magic is barely exists, there is a village where everyone is born with some sort of magic. However, there is small little orphaned boy with mismatched eyes who seems to have many gifts. Who is he and what are his gifts? Hopefully you'll attempt one and share it with us. Until next time read, write, comment, and like. Be safe.
  24. Hello. Sorry everyone, sort of an issue on my end but finally getting the prompts out. As the saying goes, better late than never. Hopefully, one will catch your fancy. Prompt 764 - Creative Tag - First Line The tears were still falling as he grasped the doorframe watching the dark figure disappear into the rain. Prompt 765 - Creative Tag - List of words Use the following words in a story - a boat, a statue, a flock of seagulls, a rain coat, and a blue blanket. So did you find a prompt you enjoyed? Please share your tale below. Remember to read, write, comment, and like. Until next time.
  25. Oh, after a long break... I'm back! Hopefully, everyone read and enjoyed the anthology. Time now to flex your mind, look at the prompts, and perchance write a little something. Here are this week's offerings. Prompt 762 - Creative Tag - First Line "You're early," stated Death as they set their newspaper down and turned to face me. Prompt 763 - Creative Tag - Celebration Last night you went out to celebrate with friends. You remember drinking, eating, and a set of beautiful gray-blue eyes. This morning you woke in a strange room, naked, with a ring on your hand that you can't get off. What happened at your celebration? Way back in May, Aditus took a shot at both of the last prompts. Here is the link to one of them, prompt 761. https://gayauthors.org/story/aditus/prickly-prompts/2 What do you think? Leave him a comment. If you have written a piece feel free to share it here. Remember to read, write, comment, and review. 'Til next time, enjoy your week.
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