July 2015 Camp NaNoWriMo Prompts for Week 1

by syaffolee

 

Progress on Camp NaNo so far? Very slow. I’m behind as usual, but I’m trying to catch up.

Anyways, here are the first week’s worth of prompts on @NaNoWordSprints:

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June 30, 7:00am-9:30am (UTC -8)
Fire Idioms

  • Starting a fire (10 min)
  • Getting fired up (10 min)
  • There’s no smoke without a fire (10 min)
  • Too many irons in the fire (20 min)
  • Breathing fire (30 min)
  • Fire extinguisher (30 min)

June 30, 12:00pm-3:00pm (UTC -8)
Camping and Bear Idioms

  • Foot in both camps (10 min)
  • Camp out (10 min)
  • Pitch camp (20 min)
  • In the boondocks (10 min)
  • Bear a grudge (10 min)
  • Grin and bear it (30 min)
  • Hungry as a bear (20 min)
  • Bear the brunt (10 min)
  • Bear witness to (10 min)

July 1, 12:00am-2:00am (UTC -8)
The History of the Marshmallow, Part 1

  • Marshmallow (10 min)
  • Medicine (20 min)
  • Rose water (30 min)
  • Gladiators/fighting (30 min)
  • Extrusion (5 min)

July 1, 12:00pm-2:00pm (UTC -8)
The History of the Marshmallow, Part 2

  • Toasted (10 min)
  • Root (15 min)
  • Delayed gratification (20 min)
  • Monster (30 min)
  • Crispy (15 min)

July 2, 11:00am-3:00pm (UTC -8)
Fearsome Critters

  • Hidebehind/why people never return (10 min)
  • Treesqueak/strange noises (20 min)
  • Mangrove killifish/nesting in trees (30 min)
  • Fillyloo/upside down (10 min)
  • Teakettler/tea kettle sounds (20 min)
  • Snallygaster/quick spirit (15 min)
  • Squonk/melancholy (10 min)
  • Drop bear/surprise (30 min)
  • Fur-bearing trout/fur (10 min)
  • Splintercat/foul mood (10 min)
  • Hoop snake/roll like a wheel (15 min)

July 2, 8:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Water and Letter Idioms

  • Fish out of water (10 min)
  • Keeping your head above water (20 min)
  • Still waters run deep (30 min)
  • Dead in the water (10 min)
  • Watering hole (20 min)
  • Muddy the waters (30 min)
  • Dash a note off (5 min)
  • Dead letter (10 min)
  • Red-letter day (15 min)
  • To the letter (20 min)
  • Crank letter (10 min)

July 4, 8:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Fireworks Effects

  • Peony (10 min)
  • Brocade (20 min)
  • Chrysanthemum (30 min)
  • Strobe (10 min)
  • Falling leaf (20 min)
  • Dahlia (30 min)
  • Willow (5 min)
  • Diadem (15 min)
  • Palm (30 min)
  • Ring (15 min)

July 5, 7:15am-10:00am (UTC -8)
Quotes from “Into the Woods”

  • Slotted spoons don’t hold much soup (10 min)
  • I buried her in a footprint (30 min)
  • I miss my kingdom up in the sky (30 min)
  • The prettier the flower, the farther from the path (10 min)
  • Oh, my precious calls me (30 min)
  • Sometimes the thing you most wish for are not to be touched (10 min)
  • Worrying will do you no good (10 min)

July 5, 6:45pm-10:00pm (UTC -8)
Smoke and Fish Idioms

  • Smoke out something (10 min)
  • Smoke and mirrors (30 min)
  • Blowing smoke (10 min)
  • Smoke-filled room (30 min)
  • Smoke signals (10 min)
  • Fine kettle of fish (30 min)
  • Fishing for compliments (15 min)
  • Have bigger fish to fry (15 min)

July 6, 4:45pm-7:00pm (UTC -8)
Salvador Dali, Part 1

  • Large harlequin and small bottle of rum (10 min)
  • The basket of bread (20 min)
  • Girl with curls (30 min)
  • The first days of spring (30 min)
  • Lobster telephone (15 min)

July 6, 10:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Rhymes

  • Warm up/sun up (10 min)
  • Wombat in a hat ready for combat (30 min)
  • Sprint/strange hint (30 min)
  • Pinch/grinch (10 min)
  • Five/go for a drive (10 min)

July 7, 7:45am-10:00am (UTC -8)
Based on the Headlines from the June 18, 2015 Issue of Nature, Part 1

  • Risky business (30 min)
  • The right climate (30 min)
  • Defensive weapons (30 min)
  • Made a dish (30 min)

July 7, 12:15pm-3:00pm (UTC -8)
Based on the Headlines from the June 18, 2015 Issue of Nature, Part 2

  • Under fire for being unreliable (30 min)
  • Reset your brain (30 min)
  • Turning point (30 min)
  • All alone (30 min)
  • Round the bend (30 min)

July 7, 10:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Based on the Egyptian Calendar, Part 1

  • Wisdom (10 min)
  • Beautiful feast (20 min)
  • Beauty and love (30 min)
  • Soul upon soul (10 min)
  • Midday sun (20 min)
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