« Week #472 - Uncanny Valley »

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Date: 08-17-2021
Word Limit: 1300
Words Written: 14,791

Judges (crits):
derp
Chairchucker
Week Archivist: Chili


Hello friends, here is your prompt for the week:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncanny_valley in word form. The literal definition of 'uncanny valley' is in reference to something robotic that looks almost human, but not quite human, and for some reason that really weirds us humans out. You don't have to write specifically about a human that is not quite human. In fact, please don't write anything about robots.

In short, I want stories that will weird me out. If you can somehow weird me out without me even being totally sure why I'm weirded out, even better. Be subtle. Be creepy. Be weird. Write about things that are off or wrong by just enough to be unsettling.


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