I have been cavorting with a wonderful group of people at Conceited Crusade
and even though it is out of the norm for my blogging I am excited to see what comes out of this one. Stretch the mind right? Writing is a great way to summarize thoughts and you can edit as many times as you want before putting it out into the world. However, this challenge is a ten minute free write that you don’t edit and post when you finish.
Special thanks to The Babe for putting me up to this. Heres mine for the free-write on the subject: zombies.
Zombie: Sometimes this is how I ffeel. Today is like that. I slept very little last night after being at the river all day and I could snooze for days. Zombies are one of these genres that represent something scary and foreboding but represent danger very generically. An unrelenting mindlessness that keeps coming for its victim. I feel like zombies could be diseases, actual zombies, or even public opinion. K I don’t really understand what the significance of shooting them in the head to make them die because they are mindless right? Spekaing of zombies I did enjoy the movie Warm Bodies and its parallel with modern society on living in a routine that devoids us of feelings, maybe voids us because devoiding would be filling up. Then voids make me think that medically something has pooped. Do zombies take dumps? What do they do with all those brains that they eat? Do they ever think that a different type of brains or flesh might be tastier? Do they have a preference for teachers or doctors or video gamers? Zombies wouldn’t make ti very long in actuality. Oh that reminds me of the grey mass destruction scenario where scientists make nanobots that breakdown carbon in nature to assemble more nanobots and they spread like a bacteria eating everything in a wave of consumptive nanobots leaving a grey dust across the entire planet. I wonder if they could go underwater? Would they just leave a mud or sand. This is where silicon based life would really excel I suppose. Cubic zirconia would be the only choice for nanobots wanting to proclaim their love for another nanobot. Then aliens would land expecting to abduct a cow or something and they would get yelled at by the captain alien for steering the ship to the wrong planet. The first mate alien would be making his case, “I swear there were cows right freaking here!” Insert left-turn-at-Albequ(however you spell that city). Man. Ten minutes takes forever. Where were we? Oh yeah zombies. I watched something on TV that was sciency and said that a caterpillar can be made a zombie by a mold, which makes them climb up and be exposed to predators which…
Times Up: 10 Minutes
1) Open an MS Word document (or any other editor)
2) Set a stop watch or your mobile of 5-10 minutes.
3) Your topic is at the foot of this post, DO NOT SCROLL DOWN TO SEE IT UNTIL YOU ARE READY WITH A TIMER.
4) Fill the word document with as much words as you want. Once you began writing do not stop.
5) Do not cheat by going back and correcting spellings and grammar with spell check (it is only meant for you reflect on your control on sensible thought flow)
6) You may or may not pay attention to punctuation and capitals.
7) At the end of your post write down the number of words
8) Do not forget to copy paste the entire passage on your blog post with a new topic.
I would like to nominate some fellow parent bloggers, I know life gets busy so no worries:
New Topic: Dirtiest Diaper