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This is the place to tell us what you want to read, or what you fancy writing. Ideally, we are looking for broad themes, such as:

  • Tools of the trade
  • Return to nature
  • A fork in the path
  • Anachronism
  • Coping mechanisms
  • Harlequin romances
  • Cowboys and the wild west
  • Robots, AIs and cyborgs, oh my!
  • Birds of prey
  • Games

Each fortnight, we'll see what's been suggested, pick one of the ideas, or possibly combine similar ideas, and post it as a challenge.

First challenge will go up Sunday, 10th of May.

Date: 2009-05-06 10:59 pm (UTC)
james: a tree against a yellow cloud background (Default)
From: [personal profile] james
Eons ago one of my favorite flashfic coms had prompts of four unrelated words. Like one challenge would be "rain, green, soft, able." I'd like to see the occasional prompt of that type. :-)

Date: 2009-05-07 02:37 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] sandalstrap
Undercover, secret identity, mistaken identity?

Or "heat wave," because it's starting to get very hot where I am. :)

Date: 2009-05-07 09:20 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] winterhill
I love themes that can be taken to mean more than one thing (like "games" above). I always suggest "blue" and "invisible" and maybe even other ones like "warm".

Date: 2009-05-07 12:50 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] winterhill
ETA: I reckon "Gold" would be a good one, too...

I'm on a roll...

Date: 2009-05-08 03:00 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] halftime1030
annoying aliens
boys bowling
creature comforts
double dates
exciting echoes
fun Fridays
grouchy Gwen
horrible harpy
intriguing ideas
just joking
king-sized kitties (I know, it's kind of cheating)
lovable laugh
midnight massages
naughty nights
omniscent omnivores
protective pterosaur
quiet queries
romantic rendezvous
shopping shenanigans
torrid trio
unusual underwear
villanous victim
worried women
xeroxed x-rays (sorry- not a lot of options here!) :)
yellow yacht
zyzzyva zone (couldn't resist: 1st word is a South American weevil!)

Date: 2009-06-02 04:48 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] roonerspism
Hmmm... Well, I suppose a few more random ideas won't hurt! So here's some words.

- exception to the rule
- buried
- mistakes
- break free
- back in time
- apologies
- accidentally in love
- life or death
- like magic

Ha. Well, at least I contributed... :/

Date: 2009-06-07 06:02 pm (UTC)
james: a tree against a yellow cloud background (Default)
From: [personal profile] james
How about a random word generator, where participants go to an URL like this:

and have to write their fic on whatever their word is. Honor system, of course, that they don't hit 'refresh' to get a better word.

Or, provide an opening sentence that everyone can riff off of. "It was a dark and stormy mid-afternoon."


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