This story is the fifth one to my Squish-Squash, Pumpkins and Gourds Prompt Call.
Stranded ‘Verse, after Family Distancing.
“There’s way too much orange around here.”
The woman was probably five years too old to be a Karen.
(Autumn was dreading the first time that someone called HER Karen.)
What she was, other than just past Karen-hood, other than wearing her cheap paper mask poorly (her nose was showing) and wielding her overpriced designer purse like a weapon, was obnoxious.
“It’s Autumn,” Autumn explained, from behind the protection of her very nice tie-dyed (orange and yellow) mask. “It’s a harvest display.” Continue reading
… starting to think that “Talking about Writing” needs its own category, since I don’t have any place to put that.
NOR do I have a category for “prompt calls,” just a tag.
1) An Idea – an elevator pitch of the project you want to do
1) “A Compendium of Completion” sounds better than “Finish It”, but it’s the same concept: I am going to take ~ 50/3 extant writing projects, stories, beginnings, and/or ideas and… bring them to a satisfying completion.
Not like, the novel they were meant to be or anything, i.e., Arrisse and Chress (Rock/Hard Place) might be a romance novel eventually, but I want to complete one arc of their story, approx 10K words total.
Currently on the list are Rock/Hard Place, the Uncle’s…Pet? and Autumn Lightning/Afterwards, which I am aiming to have take up 1/3 of my nano time.
I’m working off these lists but more off what catches my fancy than the polls for my choices –
(If there’s something you’d really like me to write a satisfying stop-point to, let me know before Oct. 26th)