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literature prompts for my group #da-literature:  anyone that completes and posts 100 pieces of literature based on all 100 prompts, let me know and you may win a prize, maybe some points!*  *while supplies last.  if you like, you can submit pieces inspired by the prompt list to the Prompts gallery.  

cheers.


1. final grocery list
2. wet and furious
3. it can’t be you!
4. bodies
5. Rorschach's blot
6. save your flowers
7. nothing is as real
8. transgressions (against the father)
9. it happens at this time, every night
10. the unheard anthem
11. blue
12. symmetry
13. dormant, for now
14. sixteen times
15. afterglow
17. feint of
18. the formula for skin
19. tactile
20. bare and tremulous
21. oceania
22. lesions
23. on the cusp
24. migrant consciousness
25. loitering hole
26. blithering
27. buried
28.  the milieu of passersby
29. a firm beak
30. throttle
31. a sojourn
32. belonging to him
33. mammals
34 periscope sight
35. watercolored
36. damaged
37. namesake
38. suspension
39. rope
40. grove
41. superstitious
42. pillow laughter
43. boilerplate
44. probe
45. gypsies on the beach
46. fugue state
47. neck
48. aquifer
49. the imbecile in my head
50. octave
51. gland
52. spent
53. adversary
54. housekeeping
55. on paper
56. two stones
57. caught!
58. denim
59. indemnity
60. synesthesia
61. tourism in the dark
62. clap
63. paid to do it
64. shouting from above
65. home
66. a doll
67. the very last time
68. fault
69. bitumen
70. bitter ache
71. portals
72. let go, let’s go
73. video games, despair
74. acid
75. floorboards
76. coming
77. weightless
78. gully
79. reasons, lights
80. 5 vertices
81. weed paradise
82. fire
83. eat at it
84. thigh high
85. logical smoke
86. ignoring gravity
87. buzzing red
88. thin lining
89. lead in water
90. Madrid
91. curious smile
92. sighs
93. lucent
94. fixture
95. desuetude
96. letters to hold, letters to send, letters to burn
97. black madonna
98. kiss
99. under the ocean
100. pinot grigio
writing prompts for members of :iconda-literature:, or anyone. :)
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Howllaby Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
imma try, but it might be a while...
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thetaoofchaos Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014   Writer
Do as many or as few as you want. They are there just for inspiration.  :)
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British-Prophetess Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I might try this. I just need to find the time :)
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thetaoofchaos Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014   Writer
Do it!  :)
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British-Prophetess Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
:)
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schriftsteller Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013   Writer
Can I just say that I'm not at all surprised that you created such an amazing prompt list? And may I also say that I'm so happy you told me it was here? Because I am. I'm immediately drawn to a bunch of these, which is awesome. But, I must say that "pillow laughter" is totally my favorite.

You're so creative. All hail to Shane!
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thetaoofchaos Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013   Writer
:blush: thanks again! :heart: i'm glad you like pillow laughter. ;)
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schriftsteller Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013   Writer
Pillow laughter makes me laugh and think of nice things...how could I not like it? haha
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swansisters Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I think I will try for the 100 Shane :hug: Never tired a prompt before.
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thetaoofchaos Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013   Writer
I'm sure whatever you use to ignite a piece of art will find its way into a great piece of literature :D if you actually did all these, I will be happily shocked!
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swansisters Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I would be happily shocked too if I did all 100 :D But thank you for the confidence.
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Blacksand459 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool! Thanks. :)
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thetaoofchaos Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013   Writer
No problem!
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Demented287 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
What is pillow laughter?? (42.)
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thetaoofchaos Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013   Writer
Haha. Well, you've heard the phrase "pillow talk", right? ;)

BTW, the prompts can be interpreted and used anyway you want. It doesn't really matter what I meant by them as long as it helps people find a starting point.
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Demented287 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Hahaha okay. Thank you! :D
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xlntwtch Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013   Writer
Now I know where to find a prompt.
One word prompts are easier to write to than some I've seen.
BUT -- I'm not a member at #dA-Literature anymore. Can I still write a prompt here?
Of course. Is it a waste of my time? Of course not. Thank you.
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thetaoofchaos Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013   Writer
You don't have to be a member of the group - they're for everyone. I just wanted to submit it in the name of that group because I haven't done enough for the members there and I'm trying to be a good group founder. You would have to be a member to submit pieces to the group's Prompts folder, but that's no big deal. I hope you're able to use some of these. :)
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xlntwtch Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013   Writer
I think so, too. Good for you, wanting to be a "good group founder." Many 'found' groups and are never heard from again, it seems. But I don't really know. Thanks again for all the prompts. I think I can use some. :) Oh- and I entered one deviant's "Time Machine -- 2013" contest with a humor piece. We'll see how that goes.
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thetaoofchaos Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013   Writer
Good luck!
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xlntwtch Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013   Writer
Thanks. I'll need it. Just read what's already there and a couple are very good.
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thetaoofchaos Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013   Writer
Glad you think so. It's my first ever prompt list. ;)
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:iconxlntwtch:
xlntwtch Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013   Writer
Yes, it's a good one because many are single words. I like that.

I wrote a prompt list for #Unconventional-Story recently.
I have no idea if the Co-Founder will use it.
I'd quit my position there, but every story submitted expired because nobody else can vote now.
So I went back as a moderator and am now relied on a bit too much ;P
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thetaoofchaos Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013   Writer
Yeah, group admins are sometimes under appreciated.
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scatteredwords Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Whoa.

...at least I know where to look when I need an idea. :D
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thetaoofchaos Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013   Writer
:) Hope it helps.
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