THIS MONTH’S PROMPT
In six words, write a story about a future American president.
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A Story About a Gargantuan Space CreatureTHE MOTH FLEW INTO THE SUN.
—@threepanelcrimes, via InstagramHonorable Mentions:The moon revealed its darkest secret. —@cfx1, via Twitter“Enjoy,” it said, and ate Mars. —@countgringo, via Instagram
Hand me my iPhone—picture time. —@fogcitynative, via Instagram
On its back, we traveled far. —@_annalysenko, via Instagram
We saw the horizon. It moved. —@mogon_ave, via TwitterEntrelzidor sneezed. Earth was free again. —John Rees-Williams, via FacebookAnd this black hole had teeth. —@devtomlinson, via Instagram
“A little earthy for my taste.” —@brambedillo, via Instagram
A Story About the Next Big Security Leak
YOUR GENES ARE MY GENES NOW.
—@_inflexion_ via Instagram
We updated our terms and conditions. —@nisioti_eleni, via TwitterAll of the tokens were useless. —William Nicholl, via Facebook
Four-year-old deletes planet data. —@jutajurajustice, via TwitterNow your mom knows everything, Phil. —@mvyenielo, via TwitterGrandma's secret recipe just went viral. —Kevin Jerome Hinders, via FacebookSo bots were reporting other bots? —Ed Gubbins, via Facebook
A Story Set in a World Without Paper
I KEEP LOSING AT ROCK SCISSORS.—Anna Jaruga, via Facebook
Honorable Mentions:The dog ate my memory cards. —Irfan Darian, via FacebookHoney, pass me the news tile. —@rainreider, via Twitter
These leaves would have to do. —@eliporteraltic, via Twitter
Christmas morning was never a surprise. —@tony32938627, via Twitter
I wrote it on the fridge. —@apocryphal_x, via Twitter
Museum reports theft of toilet paper. —@joostdouma, via Twitter
The pen is no longer mightier. —@mdeziel, via Twitter
Police say no note was uploaded. —@cwyant, via Instagram
A Story About the Upside of FailureTHE RADIOACTIVE COCKROACH HICCUPED, AND GRINNED.
—@rosiestonies, via Instagram