Thursday, March 2, 2017

The #50PreciousWords Writing Challenge

As you all know, I love writing contests and challenges. Not only are they fun to see if I can adhere to strict guidelines, but they are a great way to improve my writing. This latest challenge is hosted by Vivian Kirkfield and is the toughest challenge I've entered so far. The story must be told in a mere fifty words or less. I managed to keep mine to 45!





A New Dog

He followed me home.

No.

I’ll Feed him and walk him.

No.

I’ll give him a flea bath.

No.

I’ll buy him a collar and a bone.

I don’t think so.

I’ll teach him to come when called.

Maybe.

We can name him Fred.

Fine.

20 comments:

  1. HI, Fred! I love the interior monologue. Too sweet. And nice doggie drawing, too. Good luck.

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  2. I like the clear voices of a parent and a child. Good luck!

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  3. The age old battle for a pet. Glad Fred got a home (and a good name).

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    1. Thanks. That is what I was aiming for, lol :0)

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  5. Hahaha...yup...who can resist, right? Great entry, Aileen...thanks so much for joining in the fun. ;)

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    1. Thank you Ms. Vivian. And thank you for hosting this challenge.

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  6. You've captured the voice. Great job! Thanks.

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  7. Very cute. I love the way you moved the story forward with the parent's changing responses. The child (and pup) wins!

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