Another Ten Weird Writing Prompts

1. Contrary to what the experts might say, it’s surprisingly hard to dress a live chicken in a tiny tuxedo.

2. “Ha! the joke’s on you!” I shouted. “I’m not wearing any pants!”

3. All stories have to begin somewhere. This one starts part-way through the middle, skips to the end, then goes back to the beginning to see what we missed.

4. The early morning light glistened like liquid gold on Larry’s bald head.

5. There is a prophesy, as ancient as time. But those things are never right anyway, so never mind.

6. I woke up, hanging upside-down over a pool of lava while fiendish bug people danced the Macarena nearby. “Not again,” I thought.

7. I suppose you could say it all started last Tuesday. You’d be wrong, of course. It all started on Thursday, but you can say Tuesday if it makes you feel better.

8. The quest was over. You missed it.

9. Magic was thick in the air. Either that, or someone had recently spritzed the room with Febreze.

10. Nobody suspected the armadillo.

Ten Weird Writing Prompts

1. The fishbowl felt surprisingly heavy as I placed it over my head.

2. In all my years as an arborist, I never had a tree hug me back. Until today.

3. “Of course I can babysit your walrus,” I said with a forced smile.

4. It’s hard when anyone’s ex comes back for a visit. Mine came back as a zombie.

5. I doubt anyone will believe the fantastic adventure I had last summer, so I’ll tell you about the weekend I spent binge-watching Netflix instead.

6. I went to Australia to find myself. Unfortunately, it turned out I wasn’t there.

7. It wasn’t until my first concert that I found out I’d been blowing into the wrong end of my saxophone.

8. You don’t know me, and that probably won’t change by the time you’re done with this story.

9. It goes without saying that I also got a flat tire on the day that my house blew up.

10. The mongoose said this would happen.