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SA Prompt | SA Results
Date: 2-16-2016
Word Limit: 1400
Words Written: 22,271

Judges (crits):
*Ironic Twist
Bleusman
Kaishai

Audio Recap: Week 185


    Kaishai posted:
    Songs can chill the human spine. To this day, I can't hear Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D Minor without imagining a rotting Gothic castle. This week you're going to explore the power of music to haunt, to creep, to terrify: your prompt is to write a horror story inspired by a song the judges will assign to you.

    There's a catch, however! These won't be dark songs. You won't be asked to conjure fright from "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia" or "Smooth Criminal"; that would be too easy. Distilling dread from "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)"? Now that will be a challenge.


http://writocracy.com/thunderdome/?week=98

It’s a prompt from a year and a half ago, but it led to some of my favorite stories from TD, so let’s see if we can get that lightning back in the bottle.

One thing, besides the no nonfic/erotica/fanfic rule—the song prompts from the original week were mostly 80s hits. The prompts for this week will be updated—00s and on.

Have fun~


17 Total Submissions, 8 Total Failures:
Dishonorable Mention
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Dishonorable Mention
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Loser
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Winner
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Dishonorable Mention
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