It’s been nearly seven years since I started posting weekly writing prompts under the title Inspiration Monday, and it’s been a wonderful seven years. You all have inspired me with your interpretations, your stories, your talent.
This has been fun! The Bradbury method has definitely added a little something to InMon. It was fun to see what we did with more choices, and what each of us did with our own prompts vs. other people’s.
Here’s the roundup!
Based on Kim’s prompt, “The Darkness Beyond,” in his Inspiration Monday: Bradbury Edition list.
Beyond the splintered back door, beyond the pummeled steps. Beyond the torn-up turf, the broken fence, the parted trees: Darkness.
And not the empty kind of darkness; not merely the absence of light. This darkness is thick, is breathing, is watching. You can feel it.
Based on my list item “The Wasps” for Inspiration Monday: Bradbury Edition.
We don’t know how long he sat there paralyzed.