April 2015 Camp NaNoWriMo Prompts for Week 4

by syaffolee

Oops. I had meant to post this a week ago, but I’ve been feeling kind of burned out and letting things slide. I probably need this month to recover and refill the creative well, so to speak.

Well, here’s the last week of the camp prompts. Have fun!

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April 22, 9:00am-12:00pm (UTC -8)
Color Metaphors Part 4

  • Brown-nose (10 min)
  • Brown bag (20 min)
  • Brown as a berry (10 min)
  • Born with a silver spoon in his mouth (30 min)
  • Every cloud has a silver lining (10 min)
  • Silver bullet (5 min)
  • Chartreuse (20 min)
  • Azure (30 min)

April 22, 9:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Cruise Ship to R’lyeh

  • Navigator (20 min)
  • Ennui (10 min)
  • The billionaire and the squid goddess (30 min)
  • The stars will be right (15 min)
  • Changing colors (20 min)
  • Storm (30 min)
  • Harpoon (10 min)

April 23, 9:00am-12:00pm (UTC -8)
Linguistic Siamese Twins

  • Home and dry (10 min)
  • Smash and grab (20 min)
  • Sound and fury (30 min)
  • Loud and clear (10 min)
  • Flesh and bone (20 min)
  • Armed and dangerous (30 min)
  • Sick and tired (5 min)
  • Hearts and minds (10 min)

April 23, 3:00pm-6:00pm (UTC -8)
World Book Day

  • Tough it out (15 min)
  • Stealer of souls (15 min)
  • An eye for an eye (30 min)
  • The creature in the case (15 min)
  • Magic kitten (15 min)
  • The midnight picnic (30 min)
  • The boy in the smoke (20 min)

April 23, 9:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Sherlock Sprints from Series 3

  • Convoluted theory (10 min)
  • Jump out of a cake (20 min)
  • Finding a goldfish (30 min)
  • High-functioning sociopath (10 min)
  • Speechless (20 min)
  • Eggy chair (30 min)
  • Dancing (10 min)
  • Something in the punch (10 min)

April 24, 9:00am-12:00pm (UTC -8)
Linguistic Siamese Twins (with Or)

  • All or nothing (10 min)
  • Give or take (15 min)
  • Kill or cure (15 min)
  • Two or more (20 min)
  • Dead or alive (30 min)
  • Hit or miss (5 min)
  • Rain or shine (10 min)
  • Fight or flight (30 min)

April 24, 3:15pm-6:15pm (UTC -8)
Headlines from Nature, April 23, 2015 Issue

  • Highway to health (10 min)
  • Decoupled ideals (15 min)
  • There’s more to come (30 min)
  • Far from the west (15 min)
  • Near its demise (10 min)
  • Dazzling colors distract predators (30 min)
  • Degrees of separation (10 min)
  • Illuminating the past (15 min)

April 24, 10:00pm-1:00am (UTC -8)
Quotes from James Bond Movies

  • It hits like a brick through a stain glass window. (15 min)
  • I hope he cooks better than he fights. (20 min)
  • I had heard that you were dead. (30 min)
  • Curious…how everyone who touches those diamonds seems to die. (10 min)
  • He just dropped in for a quick bite. (15 min)
  • We can do a deal! I’ll buy you a delicatessen – in stainless steel! Pleeeeeeease… (30 min)
  • You get your clothes back on, and I’ll buy you an ice cream. (10 min)
  • You know, you’re cleverer than you look! (10 min)

April 25, 10:45am-1:00pm (UTC -8)
Trinomials

  • Mad, bad, and dangerous (10 min)
  • The good, the bad, and the ugly (15 min)
  • Lie, cheat, or steal (30 min)
  • Eat, drink, and be merry (15 min)
  • Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered (15 min)
  • Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow (20 min)

April 25, 3:15pm-6:15pm (UTC -8)
Books on the Shelf at the Subterranean Boutique Coffee Shop

  • And they all sang (20 min)
  • France (10 min)
  • Wild animals (30 min)
  • The return of the king (15 min)
  • War cycles, peace cycles (15 min)
  • Upholding the law (30 min)
  • The tender bar (5 min)
  • Death in the grizzly maze (15 min)

April 25, 8:30pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Titles of Random Books Published on January 2008 Part 1

  • To love and to cherish (20 min)
  • Double blind (15 min)
  • Final theory (20 min)
  • Fake boyfriend (15 min)
  • Vintage (30 min)
  • Betrayed (10 min)
  • Hidden in the wall (10 min)
  • Monkey business (15 min)
  • A quiet adjustment (30 min)

April 26, 8:15am-10:20am (UTC -8)
Titles of Random Books Published on January 2008 Part 2

  • Too scared to sleep (10 min)
  • Message in the flames (20 min)
  • How not to be popular (15 min)
  • Bedlam, bath and beyond (20 min)
  • Mermaids in the basement (30 min)
  • Leftovers (10 min)

April 26, 10:20am-12:00pm (UTC -8)
Linguistic Siamese Twins (Opposites)

  • Beginning to end (15 min)
  • Floor to ceiling (30 min)
  • Front to back (10 min)
  • North to south (10 min)
  • Start to finish (20 min)

April 26, 2:15pm-6:00pm (UTC -8)
Vampires

  • Interview (10 min)
  • Sparkling (20 min)
  • Terrifying (30 min)
  • Color-blind (10 min)
  • Symbiotic (20 min)
  • Nanobots (30 min)
  • Bunny (10 min)
  • Belonging to neither (20 min)
  • Mold (30 min)
  • Counting (10 min)

April 26, 8:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Titles of Random Books Published on August 2011

  • Changing the game (10 min)
  • Ripe for scandal (20 min)
  • Bitter harvest (30 min)
  • Reputation in tatters (15 min)
  • Garden of secrets past (15 min)
  • The brink of fame (30 min)
  • Busy monsters (5 min)
  • Dark parties (20 min)
  • Victory and honor (30 min)
  • The girl behind the glass (10 min)
  • Devil’s business (20 min)

April 27, 9:00am-12:00pm (UTC -8)
After Part 1

  • Aftermath (15 min)
  • Aftertaste (15 min)
  • Afterglow (30 min)
  • Aftershave (30 min)
  • Afternoon (10 min)
  • Afterthought (15 min)
  • Aftershock (30 min)

April 27, 5:00pm-8:00pm (UTC -8)
After Part 2

  • Afterlife (10 min)
  • Afterimage (15 min)
  • Afterhours (30 min)
  • Afterburn (10 min)
  • Afterworld (20 min)
  • Aftereffect (30 min)
  • Afterbirth (15 min)
  • After dark (10 min)

April 27, 9:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Titles of Random Books Published on August 2012 Part 1

  • Blades of winter (10 min)
  • Glitch (20 min)
  • Temptation’s edge (30 min)
  • The scent of rain (10 min)
  • Silent witness (20 min)
  • Wooden bones (30 min)
  • Dying echo (10 min)
  • Close enough to touch (10 min)

April 28, 9:00am-12:00pm (UTC -8)
Titles of Random Books Published on August 2012 Part 2

  • Ready for pumpkins (30 min)
  • Windfall (15 min)
  • Edge of the world (30 min)
  • Trouble brewing (15 min)
  • The uninvited (15 min)
  • Termination orders (10 min)
  • Within reach (30 min)

April 28, 4:00pm-7:00pm (UTC -8)
Titles of Random Books Published on August 2013 Part 1

  • Rumors (10 min)
  • Helping hands (20 min)
  • Beyond hope (30 min)
  • Burning sky (10 min)
  • Guardian demon (20 min)
  • Jump the gun (30 min)
  • Cover story (10 min)
  • A spider in the cup (10 min)

April 28, 9:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Titles of Random Books Published on August 2013 Part 2

  • Good as gone (10 min)
  • Early decision (5 min)
  • Consume (30 min)
  • Hide and seek (15 min)
  • The dark between (20 min)
  • Bought for revenge (30 min)
  • Chews your destiny (10 min)
  • A question of honor (20 min)

April 29, 1:00am-2:00am (UTC -8)
The Sprints Account Sprints

  • Borrowing something (5 min)
  • Wandering (10 min)
  • Mirrors (30 min)

April 29, 9:00am-12:00pm (UTC -8)
Xyzzy Awards

  • Counterfeit monkey (10 min)
  • One eye open (15 min)
  • The shadow in the cathedral (30 min)
  • Nightfall (10 min)
  • The traveling swordsman (10 min)
  • Vespers (30 min)
  • City of secrets (15 min)
  • Lock and key (5 min)
  • A bear’s night out (20 min)

April 29, 9:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Titles of Random Books Published on May 2015

  • Tangled web (10 min)
  • The lake in the clouds (15 min)
  • Sea of stone (30 min)
  • Falling stars (15 min)
  • Alligator in an anorak (10 min)
  • A shameful consequence (5 min)
  • Difficult decisions (30 min)
  • Once burned (20 min)

April 30, 1:00am-2:00am (UTC -8)
Supernatural: Castiel Sprints

  • Doubt (10 min)
  • Smells (10 min)
  • Wisdom you’ve heard from the pizza man (20 min)

April 30, 7:40am-9:00am (UTC -8)
Physics Terms

  • Friction (10 min)
  • Disorder (30 min)
  • Toughness (20 min)

April 30, 9:00am-11:00am (UTC -8)
Festival of Books Panel Names Part 2

  • Through a different lens (20 min)
  • Science and identity (5 min)
  • The secrets we keep (20 min)
  • Deception and denial (30 min)
  • Connections and consequences (20 min)

April 30, 12:00pm-1:00pm (UTC -8)
Festival of Books Panel Names Part 3

  • Coming into her (their) own (30 min)
  • Lurking in the shadows (15 min)

April 30, 1:00pm-3:00pm (UTC -8)
Random Festivals Part 2

  • Burning man (20 min)
  • King mango (5 min)
  • Slug queen (20 min)
  • Rainbow gathering (30 min)
  • Half moon (20 min)

April 30, 4:00pm-9:00pm (UTC -8)
Random Festivals Part 3

  • Red river (10 min)
  • Aloha (10 min)
  • Tulip time (20 min)
  • Curtain up (30 min)
  • Banana split (20 min)
  • One spark (30 min)
  • Southern decadence (10 min)
  • All points west (5 min)
  • Bamboozle (30 min)
  • Cornerstone (20 min)
  • Signal (20 min)
  • Friendship (10 min)
  • The world’s largest disco (15 min)

April 30, 9:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Out of Context Science

  • This suggests that when people can afford to, they will reduce their consumption of sweet potato. (20 min)
  • a) gratitude makes people more humble, and (b) humility makes people more likely to experience gratitude (30 min)
  • After calling the number, diners could decide to either press “one” for a sweeter dessert or “two” for a more bitter one (15 min)
  • The control group simply sat calmly in a room without video. (10 min)
  • Being eaten was the leading cause of death for rural squirrels. (20 min)
  • Since they happened to have some skulls lying around, they filled it with 1400 grams of ground beef. (20 min)
  • There are many explanations for such a finding other than the hypothesis that kids make us miserable. (30 min)

May 1, 12:00am-3:00am (UTC -8)
Ending Tropes

  • Bluffing the murderer (20 min)
  • Chased off into the sunset (30 min)
  • Surprise party (30 min)
  • Wrap it up (20 min)
  • It was all a dream (30 min)
  • Champions on the inside (20 min)
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