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The {View from Here}: Allegany State Park

The views at Allegany State Park are incredible indeed—but it has more than just great sights. Erin paints a vivid picture of delights for all five senses.

Erin Vail
May 27, 2022
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{TAG! You’re It:} Sam Hedenberg

With two books published, Sam Hedenberg is The Prompt’s most prolific and charming personal essayist. Join us as we learn more about his process and great ideas.

Eric Mochnacz
May 26, 2022
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Love Is Scary: Meet-Cute At the {Rollercoaster}

Ever met someone online and agreed to meet somewhere? Two small town strangers who may just have the meet-cute they had hoped for at the town carnival.

Eric Mochnacz
May 25, 2022
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Accepting Submissions: {ROLLERCOASTER} Writing Prompt

Want to get published & join the community of writers at The Prompt? Send us an original post using ROLLERCOASTER as your prompt and we’ll publish the best!

The Prompt Staff
May 25, 2022
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POETRY: The {Algorithm} of My Modern Situation

When we go to the Muses with our requests, maybe we shouldn’t be asking for inspiration. Maybe it’s more about turning off than turning on.

Keven Balderas
May 24, 2022
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Automated Software Upgrade: The Old {Algorithm’s} Last Stand

As one new algorithm emerges, another outdated algorithm makes its way into retirement. But this one won’t go without a fight.

Josh Bard
May 24, 2022
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The Verb Tenses of {Self-Destruction}: Drink. Drank. Drunk.

Can a relationship last when one of the parties is dead-set on self-destruction? Is it worth watching a time bomb tick tock, or should you save yourself?

Sarah Razner
May 23, 2022
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Jillian Conochan’s {Algorithm} Nation 1814

What if Big Tech employees read your algorithm on the back end? What would they see? What would they make of it? How [ab]normal are your online behaviors?

Jillian Conochan
May 23, 2022
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The {Hairy} Ball Theorem: Abstract Math that Won’t Drive You Nuts

Scott is a math person. You may not be. But he bets he can still get you to appreciate the power of mathematical thinking, thanks to a certain Hairy Ball.

Scott Michael
May 20, 2022
Prompts, Science
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