July 2015 Camp NaNoWriMo Prompts for Week 4

Wow, I really dropped the ball on that one, folks. And for that, I apologize. All I can say is that work has been pretty busy as of late and it’s kind of difficult finding free time to do anything let alone sleep.

Here are the prompts that I used for @NaNoWordSprints for the last week of the July 2015 Camp NaNoWriMo session:

July 22, 9:00am-11:00am (UTC -8)
Jurassic Park Quotes Part 1

  • The kind of control you’re attempting simply is…it’s not possible. (10 min)
  • I’m simply saying that life, uh…finds a way. (20 min)
  • Boy, do I hate being right all the time. (30 min)
  • Must go faster… (10 min)
  • They should all be destroyed. (30 min)

July 22, 12:30pm-4:15pm (UTC -8)
Jurassic Park Quotes Part 2

  • Spared no expense. (20 min)
  • I bring scientists, you bring a rockstar. (20 min)
  • Our lives are in your hands, and you have Butterfingers?! (20 min)
  • Dinosaurs eat man…woman inherits the earth. (20 min)
  • In forty-eight hours, I’ll be accepting your apologies. (20 min)
  • They’re lethal at eight months. And I do mean lethal. (20 min)
  • They were all melting. (20 min)
  • You never had control! That’s the illusion! (20 min)
  • How can we stand in the light of discovery and not act? (20 min)

July 22, 9:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Tarot Part 5

  • If you take love for granted, you start losing it (10 min)
  • Sadness, grief, disappointment and regret (15 min)
  • Memories and good times (20 min)
  • A difficult choice must be made (30 min)
  • Emotional stagnation (5 min)
  • Whatever your heart’s desire (10 min)
  • Serenity and peace (15 min)
  • Dreamy and detached (20 min)
  • A bearer of news (15 min)

July 23, 10:30am-2:30pm (UTC -8)
Tarot Part 6

  • Reflecting the hidden depths (30 min)
  • Calm on the surface, yet passionate and volatile underneath (10 min)
  • Cuts both ways (20 min)
  • Neither has the clear advantage (15 min)
  • Rejection, sadness, loneliness (30 min)
  • Mental clarity (10 min)
  • Cheated out of victory by a wily and cunning opponent (20 min)
  • Go someplace new and start over (20 min)
  • Cunning and confidence (15 min)
  • Entrapment (15 min)

July 24, 9:00am-12:00pm (UTC -8)
Tarot Part 7

  • Greatest fears and terrors (10 min)
  • Annihilated (20 min)
  • Needs to be awakened (30 min)
  • A quick departure or an unexpected arrival (10 min)
  • Perception and insight (20 min)
  • Figurehead (30 min)
  • Cornerstone (10 min)
  • Life at the edge of chaos (10 min)

July 24, 1:00pm-4:00pm (UTC -8)
Aladdin Quotes

  • Don’t you scare me like that! (30 min)
  • Let’s not be too hasty! (30 min)
  • Trouble? No way. You’re only in trouble if you get caught. (30 min)
  • Hey, if I were as rich as you, I could afford some manners. (30 min)
  • The law is wrong! (30 min)

July 24, 9:30pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Sarah Brightman: Harem, Part 2

  • The war is over (10 min)
  • Misery (20 min)
  • Beautiful (30 min)
  • Nights (20 min)
  • Stranger in paradise (30 min)
  • Until the end of time (15 min)

July 25, 4:00pm-9:00pm (UTC -8)
Tarot Part 8

  • Hard work and service (10 min)
  • To favor tradition and be apprehensive of change (20 min)
  • A humbling blow to one’s self-esteem (30 min)
  • A feeling of generosity (10 min)
  • A feeling of dissatisfaction (20 min)
  • Attention to detail, persistence, concentration (30 min)
  • Assured security and comfort (10 min)
  • To the next generation (10 min)
  • Accept great responsibility (30 min)
  • Take charge of a situation (15 min)
  • Mothering and nurturing (15 min)
  • Everything he touches turns to gold (20 min)
  • Outpouring of energy (10 min)

July 25, 9:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Postmodern Jukebox

  • Criminal (30 min)
  • Bad romance (10 min)
  • Creep (20 min)
  • Style (15 min)
  • Poison (30 min)
  • The heart wants what it wants (10 min)
  • Habits (30 min)

July 26, 9:30am-12:00pm (UTC -8)
Leftover Prompts Part 3

  • Tuna fishing (10 min)
  • The swallow’s tail (20 min)
  • What should we do next? Something good, or something bad, or a bit of both? (30 min)
  • I have trouble understanding you people sometimes. Y’all talk so funny. (10 min)
  • A woman appreciates a man who can make her laugh. (20 min)
  • I can’t make anybody fall in love with anybody else. (30 min)

July 26, 12:00pm-5:00pm (UTC -8)
Tarot Part 9

  • A cohesive vision (10 min)
  • Success after initial hardship and difficulty (10 min)
  • You cannot rest on your laurels (30 min)
  • Hassles and minor obstacles (15 min)
  • Enjoy the spoils of victory (15 min)
  • Fear in your everyday life (30 min)
  • Swift and decisive action (20 min)
  • To go on despite impossible odds (5 min)
  • The weight of burdens upon one’s shoulders (30 min)
  • The catalyst that provokes changes (10 min)
  • No fear of anything (20 min)
  • Charming but elusive (30 min)
  • The ultimate leader (5 min)

July 26, 5:00pm-7:30pm (UTC -8)
Beauty and the Beast Quotes

  • If it’s not Baroque, don’t fix it. (10 min)
  • How can you read this? There’s no pictures! (10 min)
  • Take it with you so you’ll always have a way to look back…and remember me. (20 min)
  • I want adventure in the great wide somewhere! (30 min)
  • Try the gray stuff, it’s delicious! (15 min)
  • She warned him not to be deceived by appearances. (10 min)
  • A dangerous pastime. (15 min)

July 26, 7:30pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
I Ching Part 1

  • Force, creative, strong action, key (30 min)
  • Field, receptive, acquiescence, flow (10 min)
  • Sprouting, difficulty at the beginning, gathering support, hoarding (10 min)
  • Enveloping, youthful folly, young shoot, discovering (15 min)
  • Attending, waiting, moistened, arriving (30 min)
  • Arguing, conflict, lawsuit (20 min)
  • Leading, army, troops (20 min)
  • Grouping, holding together, alliance (15 min)
  • Small accumulation, taming power of the small, small harvest (30 min)
  • Treading, conduct, continuing (10 min)
  • Pervading, peace, greatness (15 min)

July 27, 7:30am-2:00pm (UTC -8)
I Ching Part 2

  • Obstruction, standstill, stagnation, selfish persons (30 min)
  • Concording people, fellowship, gathering (30 min)
  • Great possession (30 min)
  • Humbling, modesty (30 min)
  • Providing for, enthusiasm, excess (30 min)
  • Following (30 min)
  • Correcting, decay, branch (30 min)
  • Nearing, approach, forest (30 min)
  • Viewing, contemplation, looking up (30 min)
  • Gnawing bite (30 min)
  • Adorning, grace, luxuriance (30 min)

July 27, 6:30pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
I Ching Part 3

  • Stripping, splitting apart, flaying (30 min)
  • Returning, turning point (30 min)
  • Without embroiling, innocence, unexpected, pestilence (30 min)
  • Great accumulation, taming power of the great, storage, potential energy (30 min)
  • Swallowing, corners of the mouth, nourishment, jaws, comfort and security (30 min)
  • Exceed, surpass, critical mass (30 min)
  • Gorge, abyss, repeated entrapment (30 min)
  • Radiance, clinging fire, net (30 min)
  • Conjoining, influence, feelings (30 min)
  • Persevering, duration, constancy (30 min)
  • Retiring, retreat, yielding (30 min)
  • Invigorating, great maturity (30 min)

July 28, 7:45am-2:00pm (UTC -8)
I Ching Part 4

  • Prospering, progress (30 min)
  • Darkening of the light, brilliance injured, intelligence hidden (30 min)
  • Dwelling, family, clan (30 min)
  • Polarizing, opposition, perversion (30 min)
  • Limping, obstruction, afoot (30 min)
  • Taking apart, deliverance, untangled (15 min)
  • Diminishing, decrease (10 min)
  • Augmenting, increase (10 min)
  • Displacement, resoluteness, parting, breakthrough (30 min)
  • Coupling, meeting (20 min)
  • Clustering, gathering together, massing, finished (20 min)
  • Ascending, pushing upward (10 min)
  • Confining, oppression, exhaustion, entangled (30 min)

July 28, 4:00pm-5:30pm (UTC -8)
I Ching Part 5

  • Well (30 min)
  • Skin, revolution, molting, bridle (30 min)
  • Holding, cauldron (10 min)

July 28, 7:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
I Ching Part 6

  • Shake, arouse, shock, thunder (30 min)
  • Bound, keeping still, mountain (30 min)
  • Infiltrating, development, gradual progress, advancement (30 min)
  • Converting, marrying, returning (5 min)
  • Abounding, abundance, fullness (10 min)
  • Sojourning, wanderer, traveling (20 min)
  • Ground, gentle, penetrating, wind, calculations (30 min)
  • Open, joyous, lake, usurpation (10 min)
  • Dispersion, dissolution (20 min)
  • Articulating, limitation, moderation (30 min)
  • Returning, inner truth (10 min)
  • Preponderance of the small (10 min)
  • Fording, after completion (10 min)
  • Before completion (15 min)

July 29, 7:30am-11:00am (UTC -8)
Contrived Stupidity Tropes Part 1

  • Culture blind (30 min)
  • Achievements in ignorance (30 min)
  • Alcohol-induced idiocy (30 min)
  • Apathetic citizens (30 min)
  • Bond villain stupidity (30 min)
  • But thou must (25 min)

July 29, 12:15pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Contrived Stupidity Tropes Part 2

  • Stupidity Is the Only Option (30 min)
  • Callousness Towards Emergency (30 min)
  • Closed Circle (30 min)
  • Clutching Hand Trap (30 min)
  • Credit Card Plot (15 min)
  • Curiosity Killed the Cast (20 min)
  • Damsel Scrappy (20 min)
  • Deus Exit Machina (20 min)
  • Ditch the Bodyguards (30 min)
  • Dramatic Slip (30 min)
  • Dug In Deeper (30 min)
  • Explaining Your Power to the Enemy (30 min)
  • Failed a Spot Check (30 min)
  • Forgot About His Powers (30 min)
  • Forgot I Couldn’t Swim (30 min)
  • Forgot to Feed the Monster (30 min)
  • Gullible Lemmings (30 min)
  • Holding Both Sides of the Conversation (15 min)
  • Out of Sight, Out of Mind (20 min)
  • Villain Exit Stage Left (20 min)
  • Just Between You and Me (20 min)
  • Revealing Cover-Up (20 min)
  • I’ll Never Tell You What I’m Telling You (15 min)

July 30, 7:30am-11:00am (UTC -8)
Contrived Stupidity Tropes Part 3

  • It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time (30 min)
  • Left Your Lifesaver Behind (30 min)
  • Lethally Stupid (30 min)
  • Mad At A Dream (30 min)
  • Mercy Lead (30 min)
  • The Millstone (30 min)

July 30, 1:00pm-5:00pm (UTC -8)
Contrived Stupidity Tropes Part 4

  • Never Recycle Your Schemes (30 min)
  • No Means Yes (30 min)
  • No Peripheral Vision (20 min)
  • Not a Zombie (20 min)
  • Out-of-Context Eavesdropping (20 min)
  • Paper-Thin Disguise (30 min)
  • Ping-Pong Naïveté (30 min)
  • Plot-Sensitive Snooping Skills (15 min)

July 30, 6:00pm-12:00am (UTC -8)
Contrived Stupidity Tropes Part 5

  • Poor Communication Kills (30 min)
  • Recognition Failure (15 min)
  • Remembered I Could Fly (20 min)
  • Running into the Window (10 min)
  • Selective Obliviousness (30 min)
  • Stranger Safety (10 min)
  • Stupid Sacrifice (20 min)
  • Why Don’t You Just Shoot Him? (30 min)
  • Stupid Surrender (10 min)
  • Too Dumb to Live (10 min)
  • Treacherous Spirit Chase (20 min)
  • Violation of Common Sense (30 min)
  • Chained to a Bed (10 min)
  • Have You Told Anyone Else? (10 min)
  • Once Is Not Enough (15 min)

July 31, 12:00am-2:30am (UTC -8)
A Idioms Part 1

  • a man’s home is his castle (15 min)
  • a penny for your thoughts/penny for one’s thoughts (15 min)
  • across the pond (15 min)
  • age before beauty (15 min)
  • air was blue (15 min)
  • all and sundry (15 min)
  • all eyes (15 min)
  • along for the ride (15 min)
  • along those lines (15 min)
  • an earful (15 min)

July 31, 8:30am-4:00pm (UTC -8)
A Idioms Part 2

  • all she wrote (20 min)
  • all shook up (30 min)
  • all show (20 min)
  • all sizzle and no steak (30 min)
  • all spruced up (20 min)
  • all teed up (30 min)
  • all the livelong day (20 min)
  • all the world’s a stage (30 min)
  • all things to all people (20 min)
  • all washed up (30 min)
  • all wet (20 min)
  • an old warhorse (30 min)
  • ante up (20 min)
  • any old thing (30 min)
  • anything goes (20 min)

July 31, 7:00pm-1:00am (UTC -8)
A Idioms Part 3

  • around the bend (30 min)
  • as a matter of fact (5 min)
  • as far as I know (30 min)
  • ask for the moon (20 min)
  • asleep at the switch (30 min)
  • as the man says (20 min)
  • at first glance (30 min)
  • at first blush (20 min)
  • an easy mark (30 min)
  • an even keel (20 min)
  • all get-out (30 min)
  • all goes well (20 min)

August 1, 1:00am-3:00am (UTC -8)
B Idioms

  • back down (20 min)
  • back on one’s feet (30 min)
  • back to the drawing board (20 min)
  • back oneself into a corner (30 min)
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