Send the Beauty: The Weekend Freewrite -3/16/2019

in weekendfreewrite •  10 months ago 

Anthony Burris Green traced one jagged fingernail along the railing. Then, he opened the knife. Shut it and opened it again. The Uber driver's texted said he was right around the corner. However, it hadn't showed up.

Anthony checked his phone again. No text. His mind started to race at what is going to happen with the international defense team if he was late.

A person coming out of the Starbucks offered to give him a coffee. She said it was for a friend that never showed. His eyes caught sight of her tatter skirt as it flapped with the gentle breeze. It took him back to the cold, dry, and frosty nights he'd spent in the barn with her, his ex.

"No. Thanks. I should get going."

He didn't wait for her response, hopping over the railing landing on my feet with a loud thud that sent his legs tingling.

Age is started to catch up with me he thinks.

He walked to the curb.

Not due to moonlight, but because of her dream, read the text.

"What the he..."

Before he could finish, he saw the SUV coming screaming around cars, nearly getting sideswiped before coming to a screeching halt right before Anthony.

The drive screams out the rolled down the window, " GET IN MAN! We've got a Japanese pregnancy happening in the back seat."

Anthony stood froze for a few seconds before a group of men came from behind him, grabbing him by the arms and legs and tossed him into the SUV's side door that was opened by a person on the inside.

The SUV bolted to top speed like an indie race car.

Looking around, Anthony saw no pregnant women but he did see a woman.

"The dream told me to come for you," she said with a half-cocked smile.

"She ain't what you think," she said after taking a sip of her slushy. "Bella. Oh ... That one has a bit of a bite."

"What are you talking about." He couldn't hide the fact that he knew something was up when Bella turned on him in the barn.

"Going to play coy with me?"

Anthony played with his knife, his nervous tick done unconsciously.

"Stop playing with that knife and tell me what happened that night."

"The interjection from Hubert Walker disrupted what she was going to due to me. I could hardly breathe in her presence. The snake-like ropes were closing in on me."

"That is part of the team's tactics. Send the beauty to get the beast."



Freewrite brought to you by @mariannewest and @freewritehouse

If you would like to find out what freewriting is all about, go here.

Regular Freewritehouse features

  • Announce the Adoptee -Monday
  • Recommend your Favorite Freewrite and Win SBI - Tuesday
  • We-Write and win SBI - Every other Wednesday
  • Freewrite Favorites - Thursday
  • Adopt Me!! -Friday
  • Over 20 Club - Saturday
    # Badges


If you are enjoying my work, please -

===

  • Upvote my posts through steem auto and add the other people and groups you would like to support.

  • Support me and others through steembasicincome shares. (This also helps you because you will also get a share for sponsoring somebody.)

Affiliation links

  • Click here --> Steemmonsters. This is an official affiliate link. So, not only will you get awesome cards, but you will also be helping me out.
  • Drug Wars. Want to get paid for selling drugs without getting hassled/molested/tased/killed/tortured by the largest, organized gang, an entity that takes your drugs and sells them where you were going to, in the world? I'm not sure what else could be more alluring. Oh, yeah. Don't forget to watch your stash. Eyes will be watching and there will be people stealing/taking what is rightfully yours!
  • Do you have eyes that see the larger picture? If so, feel free to connect with me. I can help answer questions and get you signed up. This is BIG!!!



A project with me and the bananafish knights is yours to quest in.

  • Although the riddle has been solved by a magnificent sleuth, Quest in the Realms is out for you to explore.

tortillas_de_pelo low_res.png

image.png
[created by @ brisby]



Tools:



Ongoing Contests

  • twenty-four-hour short story - You gotta be quick to get this one posted in time. He posts the contest on Sunday (usually) and ends it about 48 hours later. This contest has a 2000 word limit.

  • Finish the Story Contest - The contest begins on Wednesday (usually) and ends 5 days later. This contest will test your write skills with something a little different each week. Plenty of time to write something around the 500 word mark.

  • Steem Monsters Common Card Fantasy Story Contest! - Coming out roughly every week. If you enjoy card games like Magic, Yugio, and others like it, you might like this game. Write a fictional tale about the card they present in the contest and your entry just might be the one they choose to showcase.

  • Tell A Story To Me, And Win 5 SBD! Writing Contest - Kind of random when it comes out but don't worry. You will have two weeks to complete your work of art from the given prompt. Have fun!

  • Haiku - These are coming out every couple days or so. If you struggle with rhymes, no worries. Haikus don't have to rhyme. All you need to make a haiku is five syllables on the first, seven syllables in the second line, and again back to five syllables for the last line. So easy it makes me think I'm being super productive. LOL

  • Mizu No Oto - Every Image Has Its Haiku Contest - By reading the title, you should be able to guess how this haiku contest works. You're given an image and you write. I've really enjoyed this contest because there are people here who've actually gone to classes to learn how to write haiku's; so if you want, you also can learn how to write quality haikus from reading the comments and critiques they and others give.

  • Micro-Fiction Writing Contest - This is a fun challenge. You get two-hundred and fifty words to tell a story or vignettes. Here is a great post that will explain the difference between the two concepts. Here is another post explanation of what a story is. Good luck, Brave Story Writer!

  • Vocab-Ability 1x1 - What happens is you are given a list of roots and the words they can be found in. You create a sentence using those words and post in the comment section of the post. Your upvote for your creative work will come soon. One of the best ways to increase your vocabulary is by doing these 10-15 minute exercises almost daily. What craziness will you create?

Books

Steemit Blog: Contests


My Completed Freewriting prompts:


Non-Fiction
DudeBittersweetHookHousecoatNail
Faster Than LightSweaterA Ridiculous Amount of FunMosquitoBamboo
The EntrywayPartyImportantHer Homemade JamsBack Pain
MotherMilkSwingBored StiffMonkey’s Wedding
AppetiteTravelFrosting a CakeBonesClouds
ScratchWetDepressionCampingQuadrillion
Describe the Room You Are InDewSkinnyMoldHerbs
WoodCore ValuesPlayersSyrupSell-out
SpaparachutesGrapevineNothingMishap
Eagle ScoutBurningRadio ShowElectionDesert
IrisessenceSuccessfulFeeling the LoveRacket
You Walk Through a Door - What Do You See?VisitComing TogetherRemoteFreedom
Running in PlaceMusclePumpedSunflower SeedsForty-four
TinyCross EyedPrimateIrritationSmall-talk
DebtMothBrokeCarnivalInbox
Temples Made with HandsCrankDescribe My Front DoorCamelThe Perfect Day
SunsetpromptspaceJam TomorrowMagical Realism
Stitchsaxophone


Fiction
Cane (Bonus: Red Wine)BasketParasolWireA Kiss
CherryMiamiLizard CavePhonePrototype
DiscordA Jumble of WordsSuffers in SilenceBathTalking Dog
Grand PianoEpilogueChalkFood to the TableBasics
CopySquashFried ChickenPotbellied PigCancer
Dog BreathMovementBreedFoolDrive
Flea Market DoorknobDescribe Your ShoesDuckySheepCracker
The Sky is ClearPlugFeverDirty FeetDescribe a Clock
RunnyKitVinylNot SmartRun For Your Life
RedemptionTrappedFace MaskFlashlightHamburger
TongueRegretPassengerCracking UpBeast
HotelThe EndOppositionHistoryNot Yet
HazardHabitatRoadblockA Creature of Absolut Convictionssequence
New LawsWarm Water BottleListHappyFire Alarm
perfumeStemPuppy LoveIn the LimelightLocal Derby
HoneyCookie CutterBy the BookTokenSound of Sirens
HeriticsDubble CrossGrassIn the ClubLet's Eat
SnapshotPound Cake

Ongoing StoriesNumbered in Order of Story's Progression
Detective Story#1 Trolley #2 Flea #3 Awakening
Suspense/Horror#1 Late #2 Banana #3 Paper #4 Tree #5 5 #6 Home Alone #7 Doctor’s Office
The Stall#1 Medium #2 The Stall #3 The Stall #4 Mice #5 Detective #6 Homeless #7 Eyebrows #8 40 Percent Off #9 One Year #10 The Stall
Church#1 Church #2 Ornate #3 Chips #4 State
Butterfly1. Old Maid 2. Pitiful 3. Headache 4. coffee 5. Three Grapes 6. Helicopter 7.Helpless 8. Overslept 9. Smooth as Silk
Dragon Breath1. Dragon Breath 2. Death on the Table 3. Washcloths
The Attic1. The Attic 2. The Four Corners 3. Small Package
Damaged Goods1. Well-being 2. Orange Blossom 3. Freedom of Personal Power
1. Rooster; 2. Groundhog Day

Poems
#52 Caterpillar#85 WildflowerHardboiled MindsGriefEat This Apple
TowelsSee You on the Other SideTearsLightMask
YummyRose PedalsPineappleBaby

Weekend Freewrites:
The Crooked UmbrellaThe PictureThe Chair That I’m Strapped ToA Common Ending
WithdrawalRichard’s SurpriseThe TrapCanyon Making You Crazy?
The HawkEmerge from the DepthsMarjorie's Alcohol ProblemThe Run Around
Gene's the Quiet TypeMemoriesPulling TeethIn a Strangers House
ReflectionsParasiteThe Room and the DominatrixMission Gone WrongTransformation
One of Those DaysMa's RulingGhost WomenEasy MoneyPocket Watch
Delusional States of MindMarried ZombiesUnlucky ShopperConspiratorial CoversHot Glued Dog
Curie upvoted Lucky EscapeDuckhood

We-writes (collaborations with community members)
MonsterEagle Scout 1st Entry: 2nd Entry: 3rd EntrySmooth as SilkTorment of the Light Bulb
Pull the PlugDeath on the TableThe Farm HouseWell-being
Idiot 1; 2; 3

===

How can you make this table or create something even better?

  • Go here and here to find other examples that may prove useful.

  • stackedit.io, which is great for seeing what you are doing while you are building your page.

Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
Sort Order:  

I like the direction you went there - black op and such. Very entertaining. Also, I noticed that you are listing ongoing contests in your signature. The Freewrite House has a bunch too - just saying...

Phew, made it all the way down leave a comment for once ;)

This has the twists and turns of balancing of the knifes edge of action. At first, toying with a knife, waiting for an Uber, he seems to sinister, but quickly the reader is shown past the surface to the person he is. Very much seems like he just slipped the clutches of a very sticky situation, it's a good job there is somewhere there who is still watching his back. I wonder what fate befell the Uber driver who never made it, what might have happened if Anthony had waited, or accepted the coffee... got me thinking up all kindsa conspiracies now!! A very fun freewrite <3

Thanks. I'm thinking about turning this in my FTS ending. We'll see what changes and where it goes.

The old flame back to torment

I have come with the next Prompt

8A4D536F-B6CA-4A1E-93ED-90BC10AAE49E.PNG