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Writer’s Throwdown: Run, Rabbit, Run!

So, here are the rules of engagement for the GWJ August Throwdown: Basically, the whole story had to be told in dialogue, with no scene or character direction that wasn’t part of the conversation.  Thus, I give you Run, Rabbit, Run!   Brian: Hey. Paul: Hey. Brian: Whatcha in for? Paul: Kicking a box. Brian: […]

Writer’s Throwdown – Rip Steel: Charity Starts at Home

A group of folks over at Gamers with Jobs decided we wanted to try our hand at some writing workshop type challenges.  Here was the first one. Each writer had to pick at least 8 of 10 terms to include in their story.  The terms were: simulation, nude, charity, monster, costume, games, warrior, “big rats”, […]

Flash Fiction Challenge: Strangers in the Gloam

Chuck Wendig over at http://www.terribleminds.com issues Flash Fiction Challenges, where the goal is to take a series of words or phrases and create a short story under 1000 words using the words and/or the ideas expressed by the words. This week the words were: Figure, Dusk, Flirt, Mobile Phone, and Wig. Given those parameters, I […]