Category Archives: Saturday Story Prompts

Saturday Story Prompts are a weekly collection of five short snippits of story that my Muses never went further with. Hopefully they’ll spark a story for someone else!

Saturday Story Prompts [2017.04.08]

By | April 15, 2017

1. The sun rises over their graves every morning and for those first few moments, I am at peace. 2. Space is too black and too empty and they learn the hard way that human minds can’t cope with the void on their own. Now spaceships are a riot of color, inside and out, and the corridors… Read More »

Saturday Story Prompts [2017.04.08]

By | April 8, 2017

1. “I never thought you’d forget me.” He looked around the room suspiciously, as if trying to pull out some faint whisper of their shared past. 2. Forty-six bucks is enough to buy you a bus ride out of town, but only barely. 3. The planet is an endless wave of percussion; clicks, pops, and staccato drumbeats… Read More »

Saturday Story Prompts [2017.04.01]

By | April 1, 2017

1. The liquid flows slowly at first, then gathers speed as both gravity and the heat from friction work their magic. 2. Six feet of steel and concrete are all that separate them from the mountain and he wonders, in the small corner of his mind that isn’t screaming, how long it will take them… Read More »

Saturday Story Prompts [2017.03.25]

By | March 25, 2017

1. I was the best of the best, I had to be to get this diplomatic posting, but even after years on-planet I still had trouble gauging their emotions. 2. When he turns forty tiny silver scales begin to creep out from his hairline, inching slowly outwards as the days pass and the curse soaks into… Read More »

Saturday Story Prompts [2017.03.18]

By | March 18, 2017

1. The walls of the canyon are steep, but rough and he has no problems finding handholds as he works his way to the top. They may have barred him from the path itself, but it can’t keep him from following alongside. 2. Generations of dragons have worn deep clawmarks into the mountainside as they catch the cliffs… Read More »