writing prompt friday: dammit spock

Rubber Ducky Copywriter - Writing Prompt FridayHello and welcome back to Writing Prompt Friday. Quick update: Movers are coming tomorrow to haul heavy stuff. We’ve spent the past 2.5 weeks packing everything else. Cat’s confused. I stopped labeling boxes about 20 boxes ago. And Oreos go well with coffee for breakfast.

And now for this week’s prompt…

Captain Kirk and Spock are trapped in quarantine together.

One ate the other’s snacks.

Write the conversation.

Share your result below. Or keep it to yourself. I just hope this inspires you to write something fun.

Stay safe, Ducky

 

writing prompt: pillow

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Hello and welcome back to Writing Prompt Friday. I type this sitting at my sparsely decorated home writing desk, surrounded by barren bookshelves. We’re moving. During a pandemic. Under an active stay-at-home order. Because we bought a house the same weekend life started turning upside down, approximately who-knows-time-anymore ago.

I forgot to label the last 9 boxes I packed. But I can still find the cat.

And now this week’s writing prompt…

End a 627-word short story with “And that’s when pillow hit back.”

Stay safe, Ducky

writing prompt friday: storytime

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Welcome back to Writing Prompt Friday. I don’t have a funny story in me today, so I’ll start this post with a quote:

“Life is sometimes hard. Things go wrong, in life and in love and in business and in friendship and in health and in all other ways that life can go wrong. And when things get tough, this is what you should do. Make good art.”
― Neil Gaiman, Make Good Art (not a paid link)

And now, on to this week’s writing prompt…

Write a story within a story.

Want to share your writing prompt result? Share in the comments.

Yours, Ducky

writing prompt friday: oops

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Hello and welcome back to Writing Prompt Friday! Week 2 of working from home is in the books. Am more productive at home than in the office. Have learned how to video conference. Have discovered that there’s a seagull who loves to hang out with the giant flock of crows that run our neighborhood skies. Have named him Johnathan.

And now, on to this week’s writing prompt…

Dang. I ate the car.

Want to share your writing prompt result? Share in the comments.

Yours, Ducky

writing prompt friday: log it

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Hello and welcome back to Writing Prompt FridayI live just outside Seattle. I work just inside Seattle. Our headlines are dominated by a single topic these days, and I’m sure you can guess what that is. And then there’s politics, which gives few people warm, fuzzy feelings.

I’m fine; everyone here is fine.

Now, I could go on about either of these topics. But I won’t.

Here’s why.

One of my most important intentions for this blog is to create a place on the internet where people can come without hearing about so much bad stuff. What’s going on in the world right now is scary. Anxiety-triggering for many. Exhausting for many. Rubber Ducky Copywriter is a fun, safe, happy, inspiring, informative place. No harsh news. No dooms day. No politics. No hate. No hate for the haters. None of that.

Just a safe, inspiring, creative environment where you can take a deep breath.

My promises to you

You are welcome here no matter your political preferences, even if you don’t have any.

You can come here without being afraid of more horrible news.
(The only exception to this is if something horrible happens in my immediate world or to my family, and I have to take an unplanned hiatus.)

Creating this type of environment (even a small one) is important to me. I get frustrated when I visit a site I think is a nice, safe break and what do I see but more stories that make me feel sad or overwhelmed.

Honestly, I’m not even sure I’m making sense right now. I hope you understand what I’m saying and why I feel the need to say it. There just needs to be a place where we (myself included) can take break from everything coming at us, and I want you to know that this blog is one of those places.

And now, on to this week’s writing prompt…

Log your week as if you’re the captain on Star Trek.

 

Want to share your writing prompt result? Share in the comments.

Yours, Ducky