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Old 09-16-2013, 12:14 AM
Agatha Christie (Offline)
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Originally Posted by Kravorkian View Post
I love the themes in a lot of these contests. They actually give me a starting point for stories that end up going places I never expect them to. I've missed the deadline by just over an hour for this one, but I can't wait for the next contest to be posted so I can use the theme for another story starter.

Good luck to all the authors/entries!
Yes, writing to haphazard 'prompts' is good. Gets me writing stuff I would never ever have thought of and a good opportunity to experiment. Keeping appropriately 'on topic' so that readers can clearly see and understand how the 'prompt' is utilised, is the biggest challenge I find.