Today’s OctPoWriMo theme is Who am I?
An artist in creation
creator of tales
alchemist of thoughts and words
vivid life afire
The image for Day 30 on the Pinterest board is a painting I did on my friends’ house. It shows three creepy little boys. The theme of their party was strange brood.
My take: These triplets are definitely up to no goods. Are they demon babies? Were they born evil or were they possessed or cursed after birth?
Micro-fiction: At first she thought one of them had fallen and skinned his knee, but when she got close to see if she could help she saw it had been a trap to lure her in.
Writing Process and Tools
Creepy verbs: distress, harass, pain, strain, stress, trouble, grieve
Story Cubes Symbols: light bulb, building, fountain, crescent moon, volcano, postcard, fish, scarab, cane
Woodland creature: bat -cauldron of bats, a cloud of bats, a colony of bats, a hanger of bats
Collective noun: a bank of circuits
Horror trope: cockroaches
Oblique Strategies: disconnect from desire