Word Sprint Prompts for Week 2

by syaffolee

So here they are, the prompts I posted on NaNoWordSprints in the past week.

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November 7, 10:00pm-1:00am (UTC -7)
Ridiculous band names

  • Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of Death (10 min)
  • People With Chairs Up Their Noses (15 min)
  • Zombies Under Stress (20 min)
  • The Yams from Outer Space (30 min)
  • Tupperware Death (15 min)
  • Weird Skull Control (5 min)
  • New Squids on the Dock (30 min)
  • Goldfish Don’t Bounce (10 min)

November 8, 9:00pm-1:00am (UTC -7)
Things to see on Route 66

  • Chicago, IL (Windy City) – include a windy scene (10 min)
  • Springfield, IL (Civil War) – include a fight scene (15 min)
  • St. Louis, MO (McKinley Bridge) – include a river or bridge (30 min)
  • Joplin, MO (Bonnie and Clyde’s camera) – criminal doings and photographs (15 min)
  • Kansas (11 miles) – the number eleven (20 min)
  • Tulsa, OK (Tornado Alley) – include a disaster (30 min)
  • Amarillo, TX (caves) – include a scene that happens underground (15 min)
  • Glenrio, TX/MN (ghost town) – include something abandoned (15 min)
  • Mohave Desert – dry, no water, cactus, hot (20 min)
  • Santa Monica, CA – beach, sun, sand, crazy tourists (10 min)

November 9, 2:00pm-3:30pm (UTC -7)
The Fates

  • Three, spinners, mythical (8 min)
  • The past (15 min)
  • Death, battle/fight scene, loss (30 min)
  • The future (10 min)

November 9, 10:00pm-1:00am (UTC -7)
“The Tempest” and “Troilus and Cressida” quote mashup

  • I have had my labour for my travail/This music crept by me upon the waters (3 x 5 min)
  • Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back/Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises (30 min)
  • Full fathom five thy father lies/A great-siz’d monster of ingratitudes (10 min)
  • Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail/Of his bones are coral made (15 min)
  • Flout ’em and scout ’em/And, like a dew-drop from the lion’s mane (5 min)
  • There I couch when owls do cry/Observe degree, priority, and place (30 min)
  • Spirits to enforce, art to enchant/Take but degree away, untune that string (20 min)
  • In a cowslip’s bell I lie/The common curse of mankind, folly and ignorance (20 min)
  • What seest thou else in the dark backward and abysm of time?/Nay, her foot speaks (15 min)

November 10, 3:00pm-4:00pm (UTC -7)
Description

  • Describe the interior of a room that looks like it belongs to a hoarder (10 min)
  • Describe the exterior of a building (15 min)
  • Describe a meal (10 min)
  • Describe a character (8 min)

November 10, 8:00pm-12:00am (UTC -7)
DuckTales

  • Uncle, miser, money bin, anything Scottish (10 min)
  • Secrets, love, card games (30 min)
  • Mask, evil twin, royalty (15 min)
  • Beans, accountant, robots, heroes (20 min)
  • Use the song you’re listening to/favorite song as inspiration (10 min)
  • A shadow/doppelganger/identity thief/twin who does bad things (10 min)
  • Wisdom or lack thereof (20 min)
  • Genie, wishes, magic lamp, booby traps (30 min)
  • Amnesia, forgetfulness, headaches, brain trauma (15 min)
  • A person or package gets accidentally sent somewhere other than its intended destination (20 min)

November 11, 9:30am-11:00am (UTC -7)
Birthdays

  • Cake, bad singing, ice cream, party hats, candles (15 min)
  • Guests, clowns, magician, dinner, invitations (30 min)
  • Coming of age, sweet sixteen, debut, majority, thread (10 min)
  • (Unbirthdays) Mad, tea, rabbit/hare, dormouse, mercury poisoning (10 min)

November 11, 10:00pm-1:00am (UTC -7)
Mesopotamian mythological monsters

  • Ugallu, the Big Weather Beast – lion, dagger, bird feet, gate (20 min)
  • Kusarikku, the Bull-Man – evil eye, bull, bucket, mountains, intruders (20 min)
  • Kulullu, the Fish-Man – mermaid/merman, prosperity, benevolence, intercession, compliance (30 min)
  • Lahmu, the Hairy One – hairy, beard, protection, red, sash (25 min)
  • Girtablullu, the Scorpion Man – a warning (15 min)
  • Mushussu, the Furious Snake – someone who is angry (10 min)
  • Urdimmu, the Mad Lion – someone crazy or sick (15 min)

November 12, 10:00pm-12:00am (UTC -7)
MacGyver

  • Paperclip (10 min)
  • Lock and key (30 min)
  • A dangerous obstacle (15 min)
  • Can’t find what they’re looking for (20 min)
  • A high pressure situation (10 min)

November 13, 10:00pm-12:00am (UTC -7)
Chase scene tropes

  • Blind alley (10 min)
  • Getting lost in the crowd (30 min)
  • Elevator (10 min)
  • Fruit (stand) (15 min)
  • Mirrors/reflections (20 min)
  • Crashing (30 min)
  • Sprained ankles/broken heels/injuries (15 min)
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