"nest" a five minute freewrite

in freewritehouse •  6 months ago  (edited)


This is the freewrite challenge. I am using @mariannewest’s #freewrite prompt to write this piece (https://steemit.com/freewrite/@mariannewest/day-585-5-minute-freewrite-monday-prompt-nest)

Today’s prompt is:


This is part two of a new freewrite series.

You can find part one if you are interested

Kelly flicked through her phone, not really absorbing any of the information it was giving her.

Blah, blah, blah government forces making advances against the rebels, blah, blah, blah another rebel executed.

It was the same news, just recycled every day. She yearned to access the Blacklisted sites. Find out what was really happening. But even if she was using an encrypted phone - which she wasn't, of course - it would have been too dangerous. She looked up and caught the serving girl staring at her.

Spies were everywhere.

She caught a movement at the door. A man standing outside looking around him. She wondered if he was looking to see if he was being followed or just waiting for someone. He had a strange hairstyle. Light in colour it was long, tangled and sticking upwards. It looked like he was wearing a nest on his head. She suppressed a smile as he pushed open the door and entered the coffee shop.


As usual, I started with the freewrite prompt and used themostdangerouswritingapp.com to write the first five minutes (and then popped it into google docs to check for errors and tidy it up a bit):

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Now I want more!

@feltbuzz - is that going to "become" something? I'm a sucker for spy novels and thrillers.....

It is my new Freewrite series. So Monday-Saturday I'll post an "episode" written in 5 minutes

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You bring some suspense under only 5 minutes. ;)

Thank you 😁

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Is she just paranoid or is the government really up to no good?
Actually I already have the answer for that.... hahaha
Good one as always :)

Ha ha ha!

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Thought this would lead to nest of idea, instead took a tangent in a nest on his head, well written in five minutes @felt.buzz

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Always entertaining. So glad to have found a kindred spirit.

OOO I want to see where this is going! Write more! :p

Lovely comment to have with the book! Such encouragement to have!

Thank you! There will be a new "episode" published Monday-Saturday so keep an eye out for it! 😍

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Right on! I need to start writing things down. I've been tired and forgetful lately, which sucks because I forget the things I want to check out. Boo on me :/

Ohhhh. And a new @steemfiction book coming out very soon!

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Ooo, excellent use of the prompt word! I gotta say, when Kelly said, "rebel" I thought for sure she'd be talking about their hideout (aka, their nest), and was amusedly surprised it was used for a character's hair style! Nicely played, sir and...


By the way, I got a nest on my head, too. I've been trying to find the time to get it removed...for more than a week now. Still sitting there.

Leave it be. Unless it's a wasp nest or vipers nest it will be a good talking point at parties!

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I love your continued stories @felt.buzz. 👍👍

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Write on.

Another good one from you I see; keep them coming

Beautifully done, leaves you waiting for the next installment! Where would we be without our freewrites!

Love it! This has potential if you decide to pursue it further, @felt.buzz. It left me with so many questions! What's going on with that hair sticking up? Is our main character in danger? Is the server really a spy?

It will be continued... My new Freewrite serial (an 'episode' posted everyday Monday to Saturday). Thank you 😍

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As the guy was served his tea, two little birds jumped out of the nest on his head to drink some water that he put in a saucer. Oh! And the birds were wearing masks Hahaha
Great scribe my friend and only joking!
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