Announcement

We’ve officially reached 25 posts, and with that I will put this blog on a brief hiatus to better focus on my novel. By all means, please continue to go through the prompts and keep up the inspiration! If there’s anything I can do to help you with your ideas, let me know. I’ll still be keeping up with comments.

See you around, and thanks for reading.

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Word Prompt: Dulcify

Today we have a word prompt. Check out the following word plucked from the dictionary and let it inspire your writing! You can use the word itself, or just toy with the concept. Whatever you develop, be it a flash piece, a subplot, a new character, or anything else, I’d love to read about it in the Comments section below!

The Word of the Day Is

dulcify

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Medical Prompt: FFI

Today we have…

ffi

Fatal Familial Insomnia, or FFI, is disease with those really weird pathogens called prions. (See another prompt explaining those here.) By definition, it’s inherited (and very rare), but there’s also a version that can occur spontaneously.

This affliction can rear its ugly head just about any time during adulthood, early or late. Once it crops up, the victim can last from about half a year to three years. As you might expect, the disease starts with insomnia and gets worse and worse. Of course, all of the symptoms stem from the insomnia. These include (in order of progression of disease)

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