Madder Libs

First, think of one of each of the following: a word you use too much; the name of a city you'd like to visit; an unusual color; a hobby; a physical quality a person might wish for; an animal; a famous author; a verb ending in -ing; a number; an adverb. Then, use at least five of these in a story or scene that also includes the phrase "What is that?"
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Since I threw a curve ball at you with last week's writing prompt, I decided to make this one a bit more casual. Enjoy!

Writing Prompt: Madder Libs

First, think of…

  • a word you use too much.
  • the name of a city you'd like to visit.
  • an unusual color.
  • a hobby.
  • a physical quality a person might wish for.
  • an animal.
  • a famous author.
  • a verb ending in -ing
  • a number.
  • an adverb.

Then, use at least five of these in a story or scene that also includes the phrase "What is that?"

Post your response in the comments in 500 words or fewer.

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