Five Little Words…part III

It’s time for another round of the weekly writing contest where winners get an opportunity to self-promote on this blog.  Participants must create a short story based on a five word prompt.  It’s not meant to be difficult and there are fewer rules compared to the monthly competitions.  If you missed the last contest, you can see it here.  Sheenah Freitas won that one and chose to have an excerpt from her short story collection posted as her prize.  Check it out if you haven’t gotten a chance.  Anyone can join in this time around, so feel free to give it a try.

Here are the rules:

1) Write a story or poem of any length so long as it contains the following words:


2) Must have a title at the top and your name (whatever you want to be called).

3) You can make the required words plural or change their tense as needed.  If the term has multiple meanings, pick whichever one you want to use so long as it is in the dictionary.  You can even combine it with other words.

4) You have until Monday, September 3rd at 8pm (EDT) to place your entry here on this post as a comment.  That would be 1am on Tuesday for the Brits and 10am on Tuesday for the Aussies.

5) I will pick the winning entry on Tuesday and announce it as a comment on this post.  That person will have the choice of one of the following prizes:

  • Getting their own blog post where they can either put up an excerpt of their book (with link to online booksellers), talk about a random topic (must be approved first), or put up a short story they wrote and want to share.
  • Get their book cover posted on this blog for a period of seven days (like you see Angela Wallace’s up now).
  • A 2000 word critique for their WIP.  This will be done privately through exchanged emails.
  • An interview that will be posted within one week where I will ask questions about you as an author, artist, or whatever it is you do and want to talk about so much that you would choose this option.
  • A review you wrote for a book/product posted as its own blog entry (within one week).

If anyone has another idea for prizes, I am open to suggestions.  That is everything you need to know.  If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave them below.  I’ll sort  them out from the entries.

~ by Suzie on August 31, 2012.

One Response to “Five Little Words…part III”

  1. This contests has been canceled due to lack of participation. There will be no future Five Word contests. Thanks.

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