Sunday, March 30, 2008

Writing prompt #2

What I’m Reading: Silent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn and A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah

What I’m working on: Deciding what I really need to do with Slayer. Thanks Alyson and Katrina for all your help.

New Words Today: 105

Here’s the beginning of a new prompt for you. List at least 10 firsts and 10 lasts in your life. (You can make them up or make them real. It’s up to you.) I’ll tell you what to do with them tomorrow. (And, no, I won’t tell you if these are real or not.)

Here is my list.

The first time I kissed him.
The first time I cheated.
The first time I visited New York City.
The first time I flew on an airplane.
The first time I hiked the Rincons.
The first time I ate sushi.
The first time I fired a gun.
The first time I drove cross-country.
The first time I hitchhiked.
The first time I attended a séance.
The first time I broke curfew.
The first time I gazed at the Pacific.
The first time the power lines came down.
The first time the war ended.
The first time I saw him.

The last time I had a date.
The last time I walked alone at night.
The last time forgot my cell phone.
The last time I got so drunk I couldn’t remember what I did.
The last time I saw the ocean.
The last time I wore red high heels.
The last time I saw my family.
The last time I had tequila.
The last time I saw my hometown.
The last time the Arizona Wildcats won the final four.
The last time I felt warm sunshine on my skin.
The last time it rained.
The last time he called.
The last time the lawyer called.
The last time coyotes attacked.