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Write a Great Novel

Write a Great Novel in Fifty Words or Less Back on the former incarnation of The Peaceful Pub, I started a challenge with the above title. The idea was, just as it said, with titles not counting against the word limit but also not to be used to tell part of the story. While I […]

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Six by 6

A Dice Game By: Michael Lee Williams Equipment: 6 six-sided dice Terms: ROUND = One player’s complete turn. ROLL = One throw of the dice. FACE = the number showing on a given die as the result of a Roll. PAIR = Two of a kind (of a single Face). TRIPLE = Three of a […]

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Sunrise in the Trees (Challenge)

Harken! It’s a new day; leaves filtering sunlight. Birds are stretching and complaining (which we wistful humans hear as joyful morning greeting). “Turn off that light!” “My head’s aching!” Alas, comforting night has gone away. Waken! – – – – – – – – This form is called a Saturnica. As far as I know, […]

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December 10 words

Happier possible child now last paths given even many about from page 40 of “Winter Solstice” by Rosamunde Pilcher

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10 words (November)

these 10 words are taken from page 40 of “The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations” they bought man simple could shelter high rest wood boy try to use them all. **************************** My version I built a shelter high in a tree A simple place of wood and twine A castle though to my boy’s mind Or […]

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10 words

these words are taken from page 40 of “Never Let Me GO” by Kazuo Ishiguro and serve as a prompt to create either poetry or prose. odd, could, person, full, door, narrowed, enough, ever, thing, walked Odd enough That a person Could have walked away From a life full to the brim. But to have […]