Prompted

Prompted

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Searching for that inspiration to write? Yearning for the most entertaining short fiction? Look no further! "Prompted" is the official podcast of the WritingPrompts section on reddit.com. Hear the best prompts, stories, and interviews with writers from the community!

Episodes

Fake Angels, A.I.s, Straylight, and a Sea View  

**CREDITS:** "April Fool's Angels"- Story: /u/Wrobbing https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/4d10wp/ttas_a_joke_god_makes_all_the_angels_on_the_earth/d1mv7yl "Creator"- Story: /u/TechnicalBovine https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/4anml8/wptt_youve_finally_created_the_worlds_first_true/d124hhi "Straylight"- Story: /u/WrittenInsanity https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/3kh2yv/ttvirtual_reality_has_excelled_illegal_video/cuxd77h "Sea View"- Story: /u/champ999 https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/37li4s/wptt_you_wake_up_make_yourself_a_nice_cup_of/crnrsge "Fake"- Story: /u/versenwald3 https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/3pj8hp/wptt_as_a_joke_you_and_your_friends_create_a_fake/cw6sqri ______________________________ Our exclusive prompts from: Ryan Kinder's “1000 Awesome Writing Prompts” [www.amazon.com/1-000-Awesome-Wri…ook/dp/B00JOVSYC2] Go check them out over at prompted.reddit.com! Hosted and Co-Produced by: -Jackson Haime Edited and Co-Produced By: -Keon Conners Created By: -Hunter Christensen

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Lucky Lives, Space Eggs, and a Teenage Time God  

CREDITS: "Space Egg" by /u/Spacetime_Inspector http://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/3ky3sg/wp_interstellar_space_travel_is_possible_through/cv1l9bn "Teenage Numbers" by /Koplet https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/2ns30z/wp_you_are_a_teenager_with_the_ability_to_measure/cmgulbp "All In Luck" by /u/avukamu https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/4b9a2k/wp_at_the_age_of_18_you_are_permitted_to/d17bi61 "God and Time" by /u/Quidfacis_ https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/4i85hu/wp_in_an_attempt_to_convince_people_society_would/d2w5zg2 "Life Setting" by /u/matig123 https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/4cmk5a/wp_you_just_got_fired_youre_pretty_sure_your/d1jkux5 _______ This week's exclusive prompt from: Ryan Kinder's “1000 Awesome Writing Prompts” [www.amazon.com/1-000-Awesome-Wri…ook/dp/B00JOVSYC2] over on /r/Prompted! Hosted and Co-Produced by: -Jackson Haime Edited and Co-Produced By: -Keon Conners Created By: -Hunter Christensen

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Books, Walking and a Burning Beethoven  

**CREDITS:** [Novelette Winners Megathread](https://redd.it/4j0b0w) Stories in order of reading, rather than winning order. "[The Importance of Books](https://redd.it/4c2439)" by /u/sleepyhollow_101 "[Holly Went For A Walk](https://redd.it/4dcpab)" by /u/page0rz "[Burning Beethoven](https://redd.it/4dkh9r)" by /u/MachinaEm ___________ This week's exclusive prompt from: Ryan Kinder's “1000 Awesome Writing Prompts” [www.amazon.com/1-000-Awesome-Wri…ook/dp/B00JOVSYC2] **Hosted and Co-Produced by:** -Jackson Haime **Edited and Co-Produced By:** -Keon Conners **Created By:** -Hunter Christensen

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Art, Space and a Mysterious Roommate  

CREDITS: "Don’t Turn the Page"- Story: /u/eclectic_literature https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/4eg47v/wp_you_wake_up_the_world_is_now_governed_by_the/d1zsyes "And the Darkness Consumed Me"- Story: /u/WriterWhoWrites https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/4crgoc/cw_write_a_story_about_life_in_a_city_where_its/d1kw2c0 "Roommates"- AKA Untitled (sorry) Story: /u/DJ_Incognito https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/4awdgo/wp_slowly_start_to_realize_that_you_have_a/d143ruo EXCLUSIVE PROMPT SUBMISSION: "Why Do I have Freckles?"- Story: /u/Piconeeks https://www.reddit.com/r/Prompted/comments/49koma/podcast_prompt_005_the_real_reason_people_have/d0tfveu Honourable Mentions: https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/4gp31q/ip_crash_near_the_ruins/ by https://www.reddit.com/user/CatCafeWriter https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/4g1ef2/wp_in_a_world_where_killing_someone_means_you/d2dvjht ___________ This week's exclusive prompt from: Ryan Kinder's “1000 Awesome Writing Prompts” [www.amazon.com/1-000-Awesome-Wri…ook/dp/B00JOVSYC2] and you can find it on prompted.reddit.com Hosted and Co-Produced by: -Jackson Haime Edited and Co-Produced By: -Keon Conners Created By: -Hunter Christensen

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Interview: Rebecca Adams Wright  

"Give yourself permission to write." Author, Rebecca Adams Wright, joins me on this episode of Prompted-- the official podcast of the WritingPrompts section on Reddit! [writingprompts.reddit.com] Twitter: @PromptedPodcast Subreddit: prompted.reddit.com Rebecca's Website-- http://radamswright.com/ Rebecca's Facebook Page-- https://www.facebook.com/radamswright/ The Thing About Great White Sharks: and Other Stories -- http://www.amazon.com/Thing-About-Great-White-Sharks/dp/1477821074 Books Mentioned: The 90-Day Novel by Alan Watt--http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9571706-the-90-day-novel Booklife by Jeff Vandermeer-- http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6465940-booklife Hosted, Produced, and Edited By: -Hunter Christensen

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Open-Hearts, Banking, and the Librarian Detective  

"Work-life" is the theme of this episode of Prompted-- the official podcast of the WritingPrompts section on Reddit! [writingprompts.reddit.com] Twitter: @PromptedPodcast For exclusive podcast-prompt submissions, visit the podcast site: prompted.reddit.com CREDITS: "The Librarian"- Story: /u/Chaldera https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/34wy6l/cw_describe_an_unexciting_profession_eg_janitor/cqz2q0o "How to Perform Open-Heart Surgery"- Story: /u/Dr_Po https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/43sg3r/wp_write_a_story_about_something_you_dont/czkqehx "I Love My Job..."- Story: /u/Luna_Lovewell https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/3di3js/wp_some_days_i_love_my_job_those_days_are_the/ EXCLUSIVE PROMPT SUBMISSION: "Unemployment Banking"- Story: /u/Castriff https://www.reddit.com/r/Prompted/comments/45hp0c/podcast_prompt_004_the_most_unusual_profession/czz43v9 This week's exclusive prompt from: Ryan Kinder's “1000 Awesome Writing Prompts” [www.amazon.com/1-000-Awesome-Wri…ook/dp/B00JOVSYC2] Appearance By: -Gurahave Hosted, Produced, and Edited By: -Hunter Christensen

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Misunderstandings: Love, Stallone, and the Paradox of Time  

"Misunderstandings" is the theme of this episode of Prompted-- the official podcast of the WritingPrompts section on Reddit! [writingprompts.reddit.com] Twitter: @PromptedPodcast For exclusive podcast-prompt submissions, visit the podcast site: prompted.reddit.com CREDITS: "Back to the Future: Marty's Parentage"- Story: /u/Luna_Lovewell https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/42rfbw/eu_marty_mcfly_walks_in_on_his_parents_arguing/czcje52 "Tom and Clara"- Story: /u/rpwrites https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/3cxc0q/wp_a_love_story_between_a_woman_who_takes/cszwy5m "Serial Killing and Hitchhiking"- Story: /u/JeniusGuy https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/3gdbtf/wp_a_serial_killer_who_kills_hitchhikers_picks_up/ctx6gh3 EXCLUSIVE PROMPT SUBMISSION: "Everyone Has a Party Trick"- Story: /u/Kaycin https://www.reddit.com/r/Prompted/comments/43ch0m/podcast_prompt_003_being_a_perfect_mimic_you_are/czsmhev This week's exclusive prompt from: Ryan Kinder's “1000 Awesome Writing Prompts” [www.amazon.com/1-000-Awesome-Wri…ook/dp/B00JOVSYC2] Appearance By: -Eleanor Howell Hosted, Produced, and Edited By: -Hunter Christensen

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Forms & Correspondence:  Super Serum, Legalities, and the Contest Conclusion  

"Forms & Correspondence" is the theme of this episode of Prompted-- the official podcast of the WritingPrompts section on Reddit! [writingprompts.reddit.com] Twitter: @PromptedPodcast For exclusive podcast-prompt submissions, visit the podcast site: prompted.reddit.com CREDITS: "Police Report"- Story: /u/cedelca https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/3wsh78/wp_youre_a_cop_who_reported_to_the_final_events/cxyqxli "A Soldier's Interruption"- Story: /u/jdavidj https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/2uobe8/wp_a_soldier_on_the_front_dies_in_the_middle_of/coa6feg "Form 839 (Y)"- Story: /u/ciociosanvstar https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/20lixi/wp_you_are_legally_allowed_to_commit_murder_once/cg4v207 CONTEST WINNERS: -/u/Blazingfly -/u/madlabs67 -/u/thelastdays This week's exclusive prompt from: Ryan Kinder's “1000 Awesome Writing Prompts” [http://www.amazon.com/1-000-Awesome-Writing-Prompts-ebook/dp/B00JOVSYC2] Appearances By: -Eleanor Howell -Gurahave Hosted, Produced, and Edited By: -Hunter Christensen

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Time: Longevity, Jay Z, and the Wifi Signal  

"Time" is the theme of this episode of Prompted-- the official podcast of the WritingPrompts section on Reddit! [writingprompts.reddit.com] For contest submission visit the podcast site: prompted.reddit.com CREDITS: "Time-travelling Smartphone"- Story: /u/BurnadictCumbersnat https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/3pu8ag/wp_you_timetravel_back_to_1348_accidentally/cw9oduw "Fountain of Youth"- Story: /u/svartsomsilver https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/2vuwbw/wp_two_people_discover_a_fountain_of_youth_the/colazci "10 Second Fight"- Story: /u/Albi-13 https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/38nssj/wp_john_can_see_10_seconds_in_to_the_future_barry/crwjohh "Time Tourists"- Story: /u/jdsen https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/37u6k8/wp_time_travel_is_real_and_time_tourists_tend_to/crpx9kv EXCLUSIVE PODCAST-PROMPT RESPONSES: -/u/Safcfan1 -/u/Piconeeks -/u/cwall81 Appearances By: -Ryan Kinder -Eleanor Howell

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Holiday Special: Dyslexia, Coal, and the Christmas Wish  

The "Holiday Special" of Prompted-- the official podcast of the WritingPrompts section on Reddit.com [writingprompts.reddit.com] New “Prompted Site”: prompted.reddit.com CREDITS: "Dyslexic Wish List"- Story: Luna_Lovewell https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/3tfhjh/wp_a_dyslexic_child_accidentally_sends_their/cx5tp28 "The Christmas Wish"- Story: JustLexx https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/3vuq8q/wp_santa_asks_a_child_on_his_lap_what_he_wants/cxqwwvb "Shooting for Coal"- Story: Puns_Are_Lazy https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/3i3y2o/wp_its_the_coldest_christmas_eve_in_history_and_a/cud5kg4 "Outsmarting for Coal"- Story: https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/3i3y2o/wp_its_the_coldest_christmas_eve_in_history_and_a/cud8wib Thanks to: -Eleanor Howell, for reading yet again -Lexilogical, for the fantastic interview

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Sympathy, Cyborgs, and the Red Umbrella  

Episode Two of "Prompted"— the official podcast of the WritingPrompts section on reddit.com [writingprompts.reddit.com] RESPOND TO THE PROMPT: https://www.reddit.com/r/Prompted/comments/3vhyqn/podcast_prompt_001_an_inanimate_object_comes_to/ New “Prompted Site”: prompted.reddit.com Fringly’s Site: https://www.reddit.com/r/fringly “1000 Awesome Writing Prompts” by Ryan Kinder: http://www.amazon.com/1-000-Awesome-Writing-Prompts-ebook/dp/B00JOVSYC2 CREDITS: “Wife Kills Husband”- Story: thisstorywillsuck https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/1nzes2/wp_a_wife_kills_her_husband_make_me_sympathize/ccnglge “Cyber Queen”- Prompt: wrestles_bears Story: Mr. Mercurial https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/2t1b9p/wp_its_the_year_2057_queen_elizabeth_still_reigns/cnutf4w Red Umbrella (+accompanying image): Prompt: xthorgoldx Story: fringly https://www.reddit.com/r/fringly/comments/2umgam/ip_a_red_umbrella/ Thanks to: -Ryan Kinder -Eleanor Howell [www.eleanorreeshowell.com]

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Simulations, Founders, and the Beautiful Morality  

The introductory episode to "Prompted"-- the official podcast of the WritingPrompts section on reddit.com! [writingprompts.reddit.com] CREDITS: “SIMULATION KILLER”— Prompt: Neondangel Story: Luna_Lovewell https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/3r32ai/wp_world_peace_has_been_achieved_and_the_first/ “DYING PRISONER”— Prompt: FilmmakerRyan Story: OzymandianTechie https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/3chfk0/wp_as_you_die_you_travel_down_the_bright_tunnel/ “BEAUTY & UGLINESS”— Prompt: seeMyThoughts Story: khaarus (“All eyes on me…”) FlyOnDreamWings (“It’s the unusual cases…”) veryedible (“Reevel & Barton”) https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/3qx8fr/wp_in_this_world_physical_appearance_depends/ Other related links: Ira Glass on writing— https://vimeo.com/24715531 Thanks to: -Ryan Kinder, for blessing us with his presence for the interview! -Eleanor Howell, for providing the show's artwork. http://www.eleanorreeshowell.com/

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