Randomness Exercise

Imagine that you were tasked with making a list of 100 completely random items, no matter how odd, that would all be incorporated into a manuscript. You are not told if the manuscript is to be fiction or non-fiction.

What would yours contain?

I would choose to feature…

  1. The name Wyatt (not as the main male character).
  2. The English suburb of Cockfosters.
  3. Pink carnations.
  4. A map.
  5. Hand knitted striped socks.
  6. Treasure.
  7. Star gazing.
  8. A pair of retro sunglasses.
  9. Clouds.
  10. Starbucks.
  11. Jellyfish.
  12. A Christmas stocking.
  13. Tarot cards.
  14. A Bassett Hound.
  15. Internet issues.
  16. London city.
  17. A mismatched tea set.
  18. A pack of Wotsits.
  19. A sassy badge/pin.
  20. Pink wrapping paper.
  21. Bingo cards.
  22. A stapler without staples.
  23. Ballet flats.
  24. An old letter.
  25. A clip on earring.
  26. A kite.
  27. Something broken.
  28. A dad joke.
  29. Panadol/aspirin.
  30. A bad habit.
  31. Accidental poisoning.
  32. A travel brochure.
  33. Gravy.
  34. A pink ink pen.
  35. A novelty USB.
  36. A jump scare.
  37. A camera.
  38. A flip top lid.
  39. A prank.
  40. A ripped page.
  41. Burnt toast.
  42. A blank stare.
  43. A theme park.
  44. A secret.
  45. A list.
  46. Bubblegum.
  47. A golden pen.
  48. A mustang.
  49. A library.
  50. An English breakfast.
  51. Reading glasses.
  52. A wolf.
  53. A perfect cup of coffee.
  54. A forest.
  55. A nice warm bed.
  56. Lip balm.
  57. A bell.
  58. A calculator.
  59. A vault.
  60. A key.
  61. Something deflated.
  62. A boardgame.
  63. A bluebell.
  64. A kombi van.
  65. The Union Jack.
  66. Christmas.
  67. A baby gate.
  68. One fake eyelash.
  69. A novelty bandaid.
  70. Vinyl records.
  71. A feather.
  72. Cat hair.
  73. A vet.
  74. Christmas.
  75. Room spray.
  76. A wig made from human hair.
  77. A knot.
  78. A splinter.
  79. Hair dye.
  80. A receipt.
  81. A shard of glass.
  82. A single Scrabble tile.
  83. A Lego piece.
  84. An extension lead.
  85. A jigsaw puzzle piece.
  86. A cruise ship.
  87. Gold lettering.
  88. A calendar from 1982.
  89. A polaroid.
  90. Mint sauce.
  91. A hashtag.
  92. A lean to/enclosed patio.
  93. Bubbles.
  94. A wonky wheel.
  95. Wax.
  96. A camel ride.
  97. The top of a pineapple.
  98. A spiral.
  99. A bad habit.
  100. A balloon.

What a story that would be, even crazier if it had to be written in under 3000 words!

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