(Monthly) Short Story Writing Prompts

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  1. AliceShiki

    AliceShiki 『Ms. Tree』『Aspect of Destruction』

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    Not really, I just asked the people active to make them, I'm clueless on how to make prompts. Anyway, I should get going and make this announcement~



    Alright everyone, I'm late and we already had some 3 or so entries on this, and the first post of the Submission thread needs quite a bit of updating, but... Here is June's theme!

    Fictogemino: Write a story that can be read both forwards and backwards and make sense either way! You can also try making 2 stories in one with this!

    Remember that we usually change themes around the 15th, so there are around 20 more days to write for this theme!

    Have fun everyone! ^^)/

     
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  2. Ddraig

    Ddraig Frostfire Dragon|Retired lurker|FFF|Loved by RNG

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    can you provide an example of one on internet? cant seem to figure out how it works
     
  3. AliceShiki

    AliceShiki 『Ms. Tree』『Aspect of Destruction』

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  4. Slayerwolfx2

    Slayerwolfx2 [Immortal Forever]

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  5. AliceShiki

    AliceShiki 『Ms. Tree』『Aspect of Destruction』

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    Because I didn't want to link anything posted here, especially because they'll be linked once I do update the first post of the submission thread anyway! >.<

    Which I'll probably do tomorrow.
     
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    Siostar Well-Known Member

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    I hope you will read mine by then~
     
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    Haxagen Fallen's|RP Breakah

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    Zone Q11 『The Gas Mask』『Monochrome Plebeian』

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    ...I know I am probably more of an annoying commenter than a bad writer at this point, but I won't be participating this time. I will say it bluntly; I don't like fictogemino. Both as writer and reader.
    Writing it is very hard, which is why I respect everyone who even made it through 400 words.
    Reading it on the other hand, is... "very dissatisfying". It's not about the fact that the story is bad. It is about the fact that my brain won't be surprised if I know it could be read from bottom to top as well.

    So... yeah, sorry for the rant but I really don't like fictogemino.
     
  9. Siostar

    Siostar Well-Known Member

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    hmm~
    I wonder if this month's theme will be "Forgotten?"
    hmmm...
     
  10. NZPIEFACE

    NZPIEFACE Leecher

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    Then let's buckle up and forget about the thread for a month.
     
  11. Siostar

    Siostar Well-Known Member

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    If you say so~
     
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    Hmm I have an idea of fiction but doesn't know whether it was good or not, so far is still an idea but I let all the senpai be the judge

    Title: I have mayonaka channel on my TV
    genre: action, adventure, rpg element, romance, harem, beast, summon, xianxia
    short description: have you ever thought when you browsing throughout your tv channel that you might stumble upon something mysterious? you may have seen unexplainable show that make most people scratch their head in confusion or make their back hair stand in creepiness, but have you ever imagined that you accidentally found a channel that let you enter your television?

    Liu Yi, your typical everyday high-school student accidentally found himself inside his own tv and apparently, he's not alone. "welcome to velvet room"

    chapter 1 is still on progress
     
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    not a senpai, but thought I'll chime in, as for some reason it sounds a lot like persona 4:hmm:. Not that that's bad or anything.:blobwink:

    The idea doesn't matter that much, but how you execute it and the purpose of the story. you should probable decide if your writing for yourself and enjoy writing your own story and watching it play out, or if your writing with the intent for the enjoyment for others, as what you want and enjoy writing, might come in conflict with what others might want to read and would expect from you.

    but as you already have your first chapter, roughly. you probably have an idea of this yourself:blobsweat:

    well, as long as you gain enjoyment from it, whether from creating a world with your own person spin, or from others reading your work, or maybe both. as long as your happy with your work it probably good.:blobsmilehappyeyes: good luck:blob_pompom:
     
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    Siostar Well-Known Member

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    And so... another month has come......
     
  16. andykhang

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    Thread revival time, if anyone still follow:

    Cosmic Comedy: Why do we have to be afraid of the unknown? Why do we have to denied what we can’t understand? Why can’t we confront the inexplicable? And more importantly...why can’t cosmic horror be funny? Write something in that line.
     
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  17. Siostar

    Siostar Well-Known Member

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    what does comic comedy have with horror to do?

    Edit: besides.. the theme don't make me think of challenging the unknown :sweating_profusely:
     
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  18. andykhang

    andykhang Well-Known Member

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    Well, something between Nyarkuro and Rick and Morty, would be my first idea for it.

    It’s not really about confronting the unknown either, just not be afraid of it and see it as best as you can, is the theme I would like to see.

    Edit: If nothing else, joking about the feebleness of humankind is good as well.
     
  19. Siostar

    Siostar Well-Known Member

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    How dark XD
     
  20. Ddraig

    Ddraig Frostfire Dragon|Retired lurker|FFF|Loved by RNG

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    Basically bill wurtz and exurb1a with some more existential crisis, hope and human tenacity?