Mating Season

Whoa!  Weird!  Yestahday I couldn’t reach dis site.  I tought somebody stole um.  I was gonna call da intahnet cops.  But now no need.  Ho!  What a plop plop fizz fizz relief.  Anyway, jes pretend you travelled back in time an dis is Monday.  Sooooo, Bill an Ted Aloha #WriterMonday. You know what that means,…

Forget it, Jake, it’s Chinatown

Yeah yeah yeah, I know.  It’s not Monday.  But I canna let a whole week go by promptless, can I?  Why waste da week?  So here’s #WritingPrompt numero uno for September. So Nicholson is about to get his nose cut up.  Prompts jumping into my brain: cutlery plastic surgery nosy people knifey people intimidation Eh,…

Prompt for Monday 8.24.20: Usual Patterns

Okay, here’s the last prompt for August.  Some prompts that come to mind are patterns, routines, chickens, therapy, Freud, couches, cartoons, the “funny papers,” drawing, and taking notes.  How about you?  Any ideas? Go ahead a write a piece and then post it below as a contest entry.  The August winner(s) will be announced the…

Prompt for M 08.17: Weilin Wang, Protests, Human Rights, Individual Actions, Military

Aloha #WriterMonday to all of you.  I hope you had a safe and productive weekend.  This is Bamboo Shoots Monthly Writing Contest #WritingPrompt day, the third prompt of the month.  You may recognize the gentleman in this photo, Weilin Wang, who famously stood in front of advancing Chinese military tanks during the Tiananmen Square protests….

Prompt for M 08.03.20: I love you more than bacon . . .

Okay, monthly contest writers, aloha #WriterMonday to you all.  Here’s the first Monday #WritingPrompt for August.  Use it to inspire a piece of writing of any style, any length, and then post that piece as a contest entry below.  You never know.  Your piece may be selected for publication in a future issue of Bamboo…

July Year of the Rat Writing Contest Winner : )

Eh, Doreen Beyer, guess what?  That’s right.  You’ve won a new car — oh, wait, Darrell said we gave away too many cars already, so you gotta settle for Bamboo Bucks.  Not just one, but ten!  Count um, Doreen.  Ten whole Bamboo Bucks, Doreen.  That’s almost better than the new car Darrell isn’t going to…

Writing Contest Prompt for 7/27 from Jim: Police

Aloha #WriterMonday. On my side of O‘ahu there was no storm at all. Today’s #WritingPrompt is the last July one for the monthly Bamboo Shoots Writing Contest: police So, the contest prompts for July so far are water masks juice freedom soda police Use any of these prompts to inspire a piece of writing, and…