Writing Challenge #32

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  1. WRITE:  Using only one sentence, highlight one of your character’s strongest personality traits. Write it as a description just like you would in a story. In other words, show us… don’t tell. Have fun!

2. COMMENT: You MUST comment on FOUR other entries to qualify. If you do not, your entry will be disqualified from the challenge. Give and take… Keep the cycle going.

3. IMPORTANT In order to qualify, you MUST vote for your TOP TWO choices. If you don’t vote, you cannot win this challenge (even if you receive the most votes!). To vote, you need to reply to the email that goes out for the Weekly Challenges. In that email, if you scroll to the bottom, you will see all the information you need to vote for this challenge.

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4. DEADLINE: Tuesday, November 22nd at 11:59 p.m. PST. Voting booth will open for this challenge on Wednesday, November 23rd, and the winners will be announced the following Wednesday, November 30th.

CONGRATULATIONS: To the winners of Challenge #30… Tim Hillebrant, Marcia Yearwood and Craig Lincoln!


Have fun!

Author Notes

28 Comments for “Writing Challenge #32”


One thunderous slap echoed across the room and the dishes he carried shattered as they fell ; blood from his broken lips trickled while his wife delivered a second blow.

Mary Cooney-Glazer


Your description puts me in the room as a.horrified witness, unable to stop the violence. Graphic, terrifying, extremely well done. Mary


Clive let go of his mother-in-law’s shaking hands and went into the kitchen, poured two goblets of Merlot, returned to the parlor and dropped down beside her, giving her a glass and a hug.



Casting her eyes to the ground, she avoided eye contact with everyone, just wanting to get home and avoid a conversation.

Mary Cooney-Glazer


A little different take here. She could be exhausted from dealing with making tough decisions all day…….or from dealing with life and death situations…..or from mediating disputes……or from something else.
Great description leaving questions galore. Nice job generating interest.


At the bus stop she hugged her coat close dropped her head and chewed her lip as she shuffled away from the other passengers.

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