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    Micro Fiction Contest: “What Happened in 2020?”

    Posted Posted by David Duhr in Micro Fiction Challenge     Comments 79 comments
    Aug
    22

    Discussion questions: Using fifty words or fewer, write a short story or scene that answers the question, “Grandma/Grandpa/Whoever, can you tell me that story again about what happened in 2020?” Write or paste your story (or stories — enter as many times as you wish!) into the comments.

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    Micro Fiction Contest: You Shouldn’t Have Waited This Long

    Posted Posted by David Duhr in Micro Fiction Challenge     Comments 42 comments
    Jul
    11

    “You shouldn’t have waited this long… idiot”

     

    Discussion questions: Using fifty words or fewer, write a short story or scene that includes the line “You shouldn’t have waited this long.” Write or past your story (or stories — enter as many times as you wish!) into the comments. read more

    Micro Fiction Contest: Take Your Accordion and Buzz Off

    Posted Posted by David Duhr in Micro Fiction Challenge     Comments 63 comments
    May
    30

    Discussion questions: Using fifty words or fewer, write a short story or scene that begins with the line “Take your accordion and buzz off” and ends with “I should think so.” Write or past your story into the comments. read more

    Micro Fiction Contest: “Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt”

    Posted Posted by David Duhr in Micro Fiction Challenge     Comments 129 comments
    May
    2

    Discussion questions: In one hundred (100) words or fewer, write a scene or story that includes the phrase “Everything was beautiful, and nothing hurt.” Write or paste your story into the comments.

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    Micro Fiction Contest: They Lived and Laughed and Loved and Left

    Posted Posted by David Duhr in Micro Fiction Challenge     Comments 110 comments
    Mar
    14

    Discussion questions: In fifty (50) words or fewer, write a scene or story that includes the phrase “They lived and laughed and loved and left.” Write or paste your story into the comments. The winner will get his/her choice of books from the WriteByNight library. read more

    Micro Fiction Contest: I Wrote Till My Heart Broke

    Posted Posted by David Duhr in Micro Fiction Challenge     Comments 74 comments
    Feb
    15

    Discussion questions: In fifty (50) words or fewer, write a scene or story that includes the phrase “I wrote till my heart broke.” Write or paste your story into the comments. The winner will get his/her choice of books from the WriteByNight library. read more

    Micro Fiction Contest: A Sad Tale’s Best For Winter

    Posted Posted by David Duhr in Micro Fiction Challenge     Comments 122 comments
    Jan
    4

    Discussion questions: In fifty (50) words or fewer, write a scene or story that includes the phrase “a sad tale’s best for winter.” Write or paste your story into the comments. The winner will get his/her choice of books from the WriteByNight library. read more

    Micro Fiction Challenge: Scared to Death

    Posted Posted by David Duhr in Micro Fiction Challenge     Comments 68 comments
    Oct
    12

    Discussion questions: In fifty (50) words or fewer, write a spooky scene or story that includes the phrase “scared to death.” Write or paste your story into the comments. The winner will get a free classic horror novel of his/her choice, courtesy of WriteByNight. read more

    Micro Fiction Challenge: Dark & Stormy

    Posted Posted by David Duhr in Micro Fiction Challenge     Comments 151 comments
    Sep
    14

    Discussion questions: In fifty (50) words or fewer, write a scene or story that includes the phrase “a dark and stormy night.” Write or paste your story into the comments. The winner will get a free book, courtesy of WriteByNight. read more

    Micro Fiction Challenge: The Coffin Had No Body In It

    Posted Posted by David Duhr in Micro Fiction Challenge     Comments 123 comments
    Aug
    10

    Discussion questions: In fifty (50) words or fewer, write a scene or story that includes the phrase “the coffin had no body in it.” Write or paste your story into the comments. The winner will get a free hardcover copy of Stephen Markley’s Ohio, the book that inspired this contest’s phrase. read more

    Micro Fiction Challenge: The Plane to Lisbon

    Posted Posted by David Duhr in Micro Fiction Challenge     Comments 113 comments
    Jun
    22

    Discussion questions: In fifty (50) words or fewer, write a scene or story that includes the phrase “the plane to Lisbon.” Write or paste your story into the comments. The winner will get a free book, courtesy of your pals at WriteByNight. read more

    Micro Nonfiction Challenge: Movie/TV Adaptations of Your Favorite Books

    Posted Posted by David Duhr in Micro Fiction Challenge     Comments 19 comments
    Feb
    23

    It’s time to kick the winter blahs right in the snowpants with a fun exercise and contest! read more




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