Camp NaNo Prompts for Week 3

by syaffolee

I am still behind on my word count for Camp NaNo. But then again, when have I ever been on track during Camp NaNo? I think there’s just something different about the rest of the year compared to November. I suspect that yet again, I’ll be writing most of this at the last minute.

For the curious, here’s the archived post for the Week 3 @NaNoWordSprints prompts:

April 15, 12:20pm-1:20pm (UTC -7)
Triplet Phrases

  • No shirt, no shoes, no service (10 min)
  • Beg, borrow, or steal (20 min)
  • See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil (15 min)

April 15, 10:00pm-12:00am (UTC -7)
Diamond in the Rough

  • Stolen diamonds (10 min)
  • Under high pressure (15 min)
  • Conflict and blood (30 min)
  • Engagement (20 min)
  • Symbolism and folklore (20 min)

April 16, 8:30pm-11:00pm (UTC -7)
Pairs

  • Flotsam and jetsam (10 min)
  • Forgive and forget (10 min)
  • Wax and wane (30 min)
  • Shake and bake (10 min)
  • Loud and clear (10 min)
  • Dead or alive (30 min)
  • Heart and soul (10 min)

April 17, 8:30pm-11:00pm (UTC -7)
Elvis Hits

  • Hound Dog (10 min)
  • Jailhouse Rock (15 min)
  • It’s Now or Never (30 min)
  • Surrender (10 min)
  • Suspicious Minds (15 min)
  • Devil in Disguise (30 min)

April 18, 12:20pm-1:20pm (UTC -7)
Pig Idioms

  • Do not cast your pearls before swine (10 min)
  • Clumsy as a hog on ice (15 min)
  • You can put lipstick on a pig, but it’s still a pig (20 min)

April 18, 8:30pm-11:00pm (UTC -7)
Captain’s Log (A Star Trek Parody)

  • Captain’s log, Stardate 9522.6. I’ve never trusted plot ninjas, and I never will. I could never forgive them for the death of my… (10 min)
  • Captain’s log, Stardate 41153.7. Our destination is 30,000 words beyond which lies the great, unexplored… (30 min)
  • Captain’s Log, supplemental. Our rescue mission to the plot hole in Chapter 5 has been halted by… (10 min)
  • Captain’s Log, Stardate 41798.2. We have been ordered by NaNo HQ to proceed the nearest write-in and investigate the… (15 min)
  • Captain’s Log, supplemental. Traveling at high word warp, we are still several days from rendezvous with the mysterious… (30 min)
  • Captain’s Log, Stardate 50893.5. The moment I have dreaded for nearly the entire month has finally arrived… (20 min)

April 19, 12:00pm-2:00pm (UTC -7)
The History of Chocolate

  • Bitter and ceremony (10 min)
  • Sharing and exile (20 min)
  • Import (30 min)
  • Invention (10 min)
  • Steam (30 min)

April 19, 10:00pm-12:00am (UTC -7)
Bath and Body Works Discontinued Scents/Obscure Sports/Pottery Mashup

  • Charmed life, extreme ironing, earthenware (10 min)
  • Morning mist, cheese rolling, porcelain (15 min)
  • Whispering flowers, bog snorkeling, maiolica (30 min)
  • Gingham, cardboard tube dueling, jasperware (10 min)
  • Limelight, camel wrestling, sea pottery (30 min)

April 20, 12:00pm-2:00pm (UTC -7)
A Field Guide to Plot Bunnies

  • Pirates (10 min)
  • Disguise (10 min)
  • Flying (30 min)
  • Fighting (10 min)
  • Monster (15 min)
  • Treasure hunting (15 min)

April 20, 8:30pm-11:00pm (UTC -7)
All the Meanings of Charm

  • Spell or incantation (10 min)
  • Charisma (15 min)
  • Trinket (30 min)
  • Quantum (10 min)
  • Amulet (5 min)
  • Financial change (30 min)
  • Flower (15 min)

April 21, 12:15pm-1:15pm (UTC -7)
Comedy Tropes

  • I resemble that remark (10 min)
  • Talking in your sleep (15 min)
  • Caught with your pants down (20 min)

April 21, 8:30pm-11:00pm (UTC -7)
Cat Idioms

  • Playing cat and mouse (15 min)
  • Letting the cat out of the bag (15 min)
  • Cat got your tongue (30 min)
  • Herding cats (15 min)
  • Fat cat (15 min)
  • Raining cats and dogs (30 min)
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