Reblog Thursday Pt 11

27 Sep

David Stewart will offer up every now and again the chance for his readers to give input on story elements such as title, characters, theme, length etc. Then he crafts a short story from them. This piece that he produced is a sci-fi/survival story from the future with some really unique aspects. He also wrote a companion piece here:
Tomorrow I will be adding to the story line as well. Read both pieces, especially if you’re a fan of the Fallout games.

The Green-Walled Tower

This is the second story in the Open Prompts series. Because of the length constraint, it is not a full story, on the beginning. More will come, I promise. Here were the story elements suggested:

1. Title: “Saturday, 4am” (suggested by me)
2. Length: about 700 words (suggested by Reality of Christ)
3. vinyl records (suggested by Alastair)
4. A character named Edward “the Squid” Morrison (suggested by Christopher De Voss)
5. Genre: post-apocalyptic sci-fi (suggested by jomiddleton)
6. an android sidekick (suggested by Exit Fresh)

Edward Morrison was the unofficial king of the decaying residential area known as Free Frall. He worked alone, by night, collecting and gathering and making his influence felt among the ragged collection of survivors that haunted the rotting suburb. They would pay him a share of what they found by virtue of what he called “personality”. They called him the…

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2 Responses to “Reblog Thursday Pt 11”

  1. David Stewart September 27, 2012 at 8:56 AM #

    I look forward to reading your take on it. 🙂

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