Weekend Writing: Assembling a Cyborg

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Cyborgs and their enhanced abilities due to their attached machinery are a topic of interest for science fiction fans. What about the process of becoming a cyborg? What would that entail? That is this week’s prompt. Are you up for the challenge?

Challenge: Assembling a Cyborg

  • Word count: 4,000 words or less
  • Genre: flash fiction, poem, short story, song, scene from film script or play, etc.
  • Due date: next Friday*
  • Prompt: Imagine your main character is being turned into a cyborg. Explain what it is like to go from a fully functioning human being to half human, half machine. What is life like for your main character after the conversion?

*Link your writing to A Vase of Wildflowers on your blog and make sure to place the link to your story in the comments of this post.

Last week’s challenge: THE APARTMENT HOME

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