Book Arts Improv: Call #3

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Welcome to week 3 of the Book Arts Improv!

Ugh. Last week.

I guess it was going to happen sooner or later.

In the spirit of a clean slate, here are the new suggestions:

  1. A sign that you’re a grownup.
  2. Something that should never be a float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.
  3. A scary place.

To participate in the Improv, just comment on this post with a response for each of the three categories listed above. I’d like to keep this suitable for all audiences, so please, nothing offensive.

I will accept suggestions until 5:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, January 17, 2012. On that day, one entry will be selected at random and not only will that person’s suggestions be used for that week’s book, but the winner will also receive a copy of the book.

Good luck!

16 Responses to “Book Arts Improv: Call #3”

By Tracy - 15 January 2012 Reply

1. Shaving
2. Aunty Vomit & the Phlegm Sisters
3. Dark Alleyway

By Liz - 15 January 2012 Reply

1) washer and dryer
2) hairball

By Holly - 16 January 2012 Reply

1. taxes
2. Buddha
3. the crawl space under the house

By Amy - 16 January 2012 Reply

1. paying taxes
2. a vulture
3. April 15th

Can you tell what is on my mind today?

By velma - 16 January 2012 Reply

1. not looking in every available reflective surface
2. a spider
3. my basement

By Stephanie Brown - 16 January 2012 Reply

1. voting
2. a bottle of malt liquor
3. dentist’s chair

By Leslie T. - 16 January 2012 Reply

1. Cholesterol tests
2. The Christmas Poo from South Park
3. Any shopping mall on Dec. 24

By todd - 16 January 2012 Reply

a bathtub
a theater stage

By Ellen - 17 January 2012 Reply

When you have to go to the ER, your first thought is how much it will cost.
A depiction of a large cat box.
Tax accountant’s office.

By Louis J. Cassorla - 17 January 2012 Reply

1. I live at the intersection of Nostalgia For The Good Old Days and thinking “these kids today have it so easy”.
2. Jesus on the cross
3. Lost in the woods at night.

By Kate - 17 January 2012 Reply

1. sleeping late on Christmas morning.
2. political advertisements/promotions.
3. shadows in my mind.

Something that should never be a float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.

By Jill A. - 17 January 2012 Reply

1. The word “fart” doesn’t make you giggle.
2. A dentist’s chair.
3. The vortex of chaos in my studio when I’m rushing to meet a deadline.

By Elissa - 17 January 2012 Reply

Jill –

Well I guess I’m not a grownup then because I always laugh at “fart”.

🙂 Elissa

By marcia - 17 January 2012 Reply

It’s funny, today I was thinking ‘what if farts were a color?’ Clearly not a very grownup thought.

By Elissa - 22 January 2012 Reply

Marcia –

It would be awesome if farts were a color. Then no one would be able to lie about letting one rip. Society needs to accept that farts happen and they’re here to stay.


By Marianna - 17 January 2012 Reply

1. That first letter from AARP

2. A balloon handler

3. An icy road

So what do you think? I'd love to know!

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