Before I get to the prompt for this week, let me remind you that you can share your responses to the prompt either in the comments on this post, or in the comments on my response. If your response to the prompt is too long, let me know in the comments and we’ll get it posted as a regular post!
Sometimes the way in which we describe something can give it an entirely different connotation than it would normally have. For instance: At a meeting a few weeks ago, our IT guy started a sentence with “Well, when my wife goes pregnant…” and we all died of laughter. Why? Because his phrasing juxtaposed birth and pregnancy with language used with nuclear attacks.
So, what event, situation, thing, person, etc can you describe in such a way that it takes on an entirely new and unexpected meaning?
3 thoughts on “Writing Prompt #9”
Another challenging prompt! Here you go.
Thanks again, Clay. I am really enjoying your contributions! I like how well you instill dread while still giving hints as to what the story is all about before we get to the end.