Writing Prompt – Creative Copy Challenge # 403

This is a writing prompt. Bet you can’t do it! Take the 10 random words below and crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story! And remember: after (if) you finish entering your submission into the comment field, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, we BET YOU CAN’T do those, either.) NOTE: Our bolding plugin is gone, so you’ll have to put <b> before and </b> after each of your challenge words if you want them to stand out, but NOT REQUIRED THOUGH.

  1. Chatoyant – Like a cat’s eye
  2. Ephemeral – Short lived
  3. Furtive – Shifty, sneaky
  4. Gambol – to skip or leap about joyfully
  5. Nemesis – an unconquerable archenemy
  6. Offing – the sea between the horizon and the offshore
  7. Tintinnabulation – tinkling
  8. Aa – a kind of volcanic lava that forms jagged masses with a light frothy texture; in an unrelated sense (‘a stream’)
  9. Divaricate – to stretch or spread apart
  10. Donkeyman – a man working in a ship’s engine room
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Writing Prompts – Creative Copy Challenge #402

This is a writing prompt. Bet you can’t do it! Take the 10 random words below and crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story! And remember: after (if) you finish entering your submission into the comment field, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, we BET YOU CAN’T do those, either.) NOTE: Our bolding plugin is gone, so you’ll have to put before and after each of your challenge words if you want them to stand out, but NOT REQUIRED THOUGH.

  1. Mansplain – of a man explaining something to someone, typically a woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing
  2. Zoolatry – the worship of animals
  3. Woopie – an affluent retired person able to pursue an active lifestyle (from the initials of Well-Off Older Person)
  4. Razzia – a raid carried out by Moors in North Africa
  5. Omophagy – the eating of raw food, especially meat
  6. Kylie – a boomerang
  7. Futz – to waste time or busy oneself aimlessly
  8. Eyewater – Tears
  9. Erf – a plot of land
  10. Croze – a groove at the end of a cask or barrel in which the head is fixed

Writing Prompts – Creative Copy Challenge #401

This is a writing prompt. Bet you can’t do it! Take the 10 random words below and crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story! And remember: after (if) you finish entering your submission into the comment field, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, we BET YOU CAN’T do those, either.) NOTE: Our bolding plugin is gone, so you’ll have to put before and after each of your challenge words if you want them to stand out, but NOT REQUIRED THOUGH.

1. Bawbee – A Scottish coin of low value
2. Cereology – The study of or investigation of crop circles
3. Gnathic – having to do with the jaws
4. Illywhacker – a small-time confidence trickster
5. Logomachy – an argument about words
6. Mudlark – a person who scavenges in riverside mud at low tide for anything of value.
7. Rawky – foggy, damp and cold
8. Verjuice – a sour juice obtained from crab apples or unripe grapes
9. Zorro – a South American kind of fox
10. Ogdoad – a group or set of eight.


Writing Prompts – Creative Copy Challenge # 400

This is a writing prompt. Bet you can’t do it! Take the 10 random words below and crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story! And remember: after (if) you finish entering your submission into the comment field, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, we BET YOU CAN’T do those, either.) NOTE: Our bolding plugin is gone, so you’ll have to put<b> before and </b> after each of your challenge words if you want them to stand out, but NOT REQUIRED THOUGH.

 

  1. Solar
  2. Plew – a beaver skin
  3. Rumpot – a habitual or heavy drinker
  4. Saucier – a sauce chef
  5. Struthious – having to do with or resembling an ostrich
  6. Tsantsa – a human head shrunk as a war trophy by the Jivaro people of Ecuador
  7. Ulu – a short-handled knife with a broad crescent-shaped blade, used by Inuit women.
  8. Uniped – a person or animal with only one foot or leg
  9. Wittol – a man who knows of and tolerates his wife’s infidelity.
  10. Ylem – (in a big bang theory) the primordial matter of the universe.