April 2015 Camp NaNoWriMo Prompts for Week 2

by syaffolee

I had intended on posting this earlier, but things got a bit crazy with work and then this weekend I got distracted with the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. So this got pushed further back. But better late than never, right? So here it is, the prompts for week 2!

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April 8, 9:00am-12:00pm (UTC -8)
Headlines from Nature – April 2, 2015 Issue

  • Total recall (10 min)
  • Communication breakdown (30 min)
  • Welcome oblivion (30 min)
  • Turning point (10 min)
  • Like falling in love (20 min)
  • Here be dragons (30 min)
  • Global effects (10 min)

April 8, 10:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Mad Men Quotes

  • “One minute you’re on top of the world, the next minute some secretary’s running you over with a lawn mower.” (10 min)
  • “I told him to be himself. That was pretty mean I guess.” (15 min)
  • “I’m not a solution to your problem. I’m another problem.” (30 min)
  • “One never knows how loyalty is born.” (20 min)
  • “Fear stimulates my imagination.” (15 min)

April 9, 9:15am-11:00am (UTC -8)
Fairy Tale Elements Part 1

  • Talking animals and objects (10 min)
  • Cleverness, trickster, word games (20 min)
  • Traveler’s tales (30 min)
  • Origins (5 min)
  • Human weakness explored (10 min)

April 9, 9:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Fairy Tale Elements Part 2

  • Human strengths glorified (10 min)
  • Tall story, slight exaggeration, hyperbole (20 min)
  • Magic words or phrases; repetition of phrases/words (30 min)
  • Guardians (5 min)
  • Monsters (15 min)
  • Struggle between good and evil, light and dark (25 min)
  • Youngest vs. oldest (10 min)
  • Sleep (30 min)

April 10, 7:45am-10:00am (UTC -8)
Fairy Tale Elements Part 3

  • Impossible tasks (10 min)
  • Quests (30 min)
  • Gluttony/starvation (20 min)
  • Keys, passes, opening new doors (10 min)
  • Donors, benefactors, helpers (30 min)
  • Enchantment (15 min)

April 10, 6:30pm-8:30pm (UTC -8)
List of Musical Styles

  • Acoustic (15 min)
  • Ambient (30 min)
  • Ancient (30 min)
  • Avant-garde (5 min)
  • Baggy (15 min)

April 10, 10:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Catchphrases

  • “Ooh, you are awful…but I like you!” (10 min)
  • “I don’t believe it!” (20 min)
  • “Listen very carefully, I shall only say this once.” (30 min)
  • “I have a cunning plan.” (10 min)
  • “I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse.” (5 min)
  • “Say hello to my little friend.” (15 min)

April 11, 9:00am-12:00pm (UTC -8)
Magic: the Gathering Key Words Part 1

  • Flash (10 min)
  • Flying (20 min)
  • Fight (30 min)
  • Fading (10 min)
  • Fate (20 min)
  • Fear (30 min)
  • Flanking (5 min)

April 11, 10:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Magic: the Gathering Key Words Part 2

  • Protection (10 min)
  • Persist (20 min)
  • Phasing (5 min)
  • Poisonous (30 min)
  • Provoke (15 min)
  • Prowl (10 min)

April 12, 9:15am-12:15pm (UTC -8)
Proverbial Phrases

  • A word to the wise is enough (15 min)
  • Absence makes the heart grow fonder (10 min)
  • Absolute power corrupts absolutely (30 min)
  • Everything comes to those who wait (15 min)
  • Finders keepers, losers weepers (10 min)
  • Flattery will get you nowhere (30 min)
  • Honesty is the best policy (10 min)
  • If anything can go wrong, it will (20 min)

April 12, 2:45pm-5:00pm (UTC -8)
Magic: the Gathering Key Words Part 3

  • Scavenge (10 min)
  • Scry (15 min)
  • Shadow (30 min)
  • Soul bond (20 min)
  • Splice (10 min)
  • Split second (15 min)

April 12, 10:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Animal Metaphors

  • Black swan event (10 min)
  • Butterfly effect (20 min)
  • Red herring (30 min)
  • Jumping the shark (10 min)
  • Lone wolf (30 min)

April 13, 9:00am-12:00pm (UTC -8)
Drosophila Gene Names

  • Capricious (10 min)
  • Deadpan (20 min)
  • Hindsight (30 min)
  • Mastermind (10 min)
  • Slouch (20 min)
  • Wishful thinking (30 min)
  • Breathless (5 min)
  • Glass bottom boat (10 min)

April 13, 3:10pm-6:00pm (UTC -8)
Genetics

  • Surface change (15 min)
  • Rose, pea, duplex (30 min)
  • Day/night cycle (15 min)
  • Desert (30 min)
  • Compass (10 min)
  • Transposable (20 min)
  • Expression (10 min)

April 13, 9:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Cucumber Varieties

  • Lucky dance (10 min)
  • Thunder (15 min)
  • Tasty jade (5 min)
  • Diva (30 min)
  • Genuine (15 min)
  • Stonewall (30 min)
  • Impact (15 min)
  • Early triumph (20 min)

April 14, 9:15am-12:00pm (UTC -8)
Food Metaphors

  • Pear-shaped (10 min)
  • No such thing as a free lunch (20 min)
  • When life gives you lemons, make lemonade (30 min)
  • Spaghettification (10 min)
  • Carrot and stick (20 min)
  • You can’t have your cake and eat it (30 min)
  • Breadcrumbs (5 min)

April 14, 10:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Condiments

  • Ketchup (10 min)
  • Forever young (monkey gland sauce) (20 min)
  • Salsa (30 min)
  • Bird’s eye (colo-colo) (15 min)
  • Gravy (20 min)
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