Daily Writing Prompt #420

September 2, 2014

A certain plant that, when burned, gives off smoke that can be contained in bottles and written with like ink, though it won’t last as long. This smoke can also be used as sky-writing.

Daily Writing Prompt #419

September 1, 2014

The only function of magic is to mess with people’s language comprehension temporarily. So if a politician is making a speech, a mage can make him speak in a different language for a minute or so without the politician noticing anything is off.

Daily Writing Prompt #418

August 31, 2014

Guns that shoot different kinds of bullets at different speeds depending on what clothes the wielder is wearing.

Daily Writing Prompt #417

August 30, 2014

People can wield soulbound magic that will transfer to whoever kills them. However, this magic can be rigged by mages to the killer’s detriment, too.

Daily Writing Prompt #416

August 29, 2014

Your protagonist is a beggar who seems to possess an ability to get lots of money from people, more than any other beggar. People try to discover and take this ability. As it turns out, however, it’s a combination of elements, such as cats liking him and being around all the time, a kind face, a pleasant smell, etc.

Daily Writing Prompt #415

August 28, 2014

A type of precipitation that explodes on impact with the ground. To make it even more interesting, have the explosions consist of something other than fiery death. Maybe cats or something, like wind or flowers.

Daily Writing Prompt #414

August 27, 2014

A certain race of people has a high chance of being born mute, but in turn, they’re more naturally attuned to music and sound than normal folks.

Daily Writing Prompt #413

August 26, 2014

A magic system in which anger, jealousy, greed, and all other sorts of negativity produce healing, resurrection, and supportive spells, while positive emotions like love produce fireballs and stuff.

Daily Writing Prompt #412

August 25, 2014

People actually have “levels” like in role-playing games that show above their heads at all times based on their life experience. This, rather than age, is used to determine things like job qualifications.

Daily Writing Prompt #411

August 24, 2014

Magic based on statistics wherein every spell cast has several possible outcomes with no way to regulate them (rather than cast or don’t cast).

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