A Little Prompting #16

Welcome to another week of A Little Prompting.

How has your creative life been travelling? Mine’s doing well. Currently working on a short story with aim to sub it for a comp with a May 31 deadline. I need to get cracking.

THEME  The Persistence of Time
RANDOM LINE PROMPT  “Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” 
― Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married

Salvador Dali - The Persistence of Time

Salvador Dali – The Persistence of Time

SONG/MUSIC VIDEO  Anthrax – Got The Time
SENSORY SUGGESTION Feeling the weight of great-grandfather’s pocket watch in the hand of a six-year-old
QUOTE “I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo.
“So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” 
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring


4 responses to “A Little Prompting #16

  1. Gene Brode, Jr.

    My creative life has been well. I was able to write several very short pieces this week just for fun (hint fictions around 25 words). I also submitted for a May 31 contest…the cult of me monthly contest. Which one are you doing?

    • I am writing a short for The Lane of Unusual Traders http://thelaneofunusualtraders.com but I’m afraid the deadline with elude me.

      • Gene Brode, Jr.

        Oh cool, and congrats on the acceptance of your other story there. I just caught that today.

      • Thank you very much. I may have to wait until Stage 3 opens up to submit my short; don’t think it will be polished enough by Sunday. In fact, I know it won’t be polished enough by Sunday.
        I’ll get it ready and keep it on file for later.

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