Writing Challenge #49

WEEKLY CHALLENGE #49

1. CHALLENGE:  A novel idea! Write a novel idea using only ONE SENTENCE! Crazy, right? But it’s important. For social media, you really only have a brief moment to catch someone’s attention. So, being able to get across what your novel is about in a short space is vital.

Think you can do it? Of course, you can! Looking forward to reading all of your fantastic entries.

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 THREE 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.

You need to join our mailing list in order to receive the weekly voting email

4. DEADLINE: Tuesday, November 7th at 11:59 p.m. PST. Voting booth will open for this challenge on Wednesday, November 8th, and the winners will be announced the following Wednesday, November 15th.

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of Writing Challenge #47… Karen Holt, Reigny Dai and Riss-Ryker!

Have fun!

BONUS CHALLENGE: Want to stretch that creative muscle a bit more? Take your entry and turn it into a flash fiction story! Then post it in the ‘Posts for Review’ section on Writer’s Carnival. Remember to review other posts while you’re there, too, to keep that cycle going!

Not sure how to post a full story? Click here and then scroll down to ‘All About Posting’

 


Author Notes

33 Comments for “Writing Challenge #49”

says:

This is past deadline, so I’m taking myself out of the voting, but:

Set in the Vietnam War, a squad of American soldiers is sent to recon a village and find the hard way that it was the site of an attack with a bad batch of Agent Orange, creating the modern Zombie Virus.

says:

The Red Gondola and The Cova stirs the tempest of domestic abuse, opioid abuse and modern child slavery and sex trafficking, revealing a world where the most sacred bonds are shattered when a mother sells her child.

Craig Lincoln

says:

This tale would be quite harrowing I think great premise here.

says:

Thank you for commenting Craig. I have completed this thriller and am in the process of getting it ready for publication. Please join my blog.

reigny dai

says:

Oh my goodness. That’s what I literally said out loud upon reading the words, “when a mother sells her child.” It’s insane to me that a mother would do that. Good job at giving me an icky feeling in the pit of my gut. (That’s a compliment, lol).

Craig Lincoln

says:

Recently orphaned after surviving a light plane crash and while rummaging through my late grandparents belongings a government letter has me asking the question were my family not from this planet.

reigny dai

says:

And a mystery is born. I like this. Kids often joke that parents are from a different planet. How neat it would be to find out a whole family was.

says:

Climate-change generated super storm forces Air Force One to land in denuded area of Amazon rainforest where indigenous people teach plane’s occupants survival skills while trying to extort ransom from a U.S. that doesn’t want the plane’s occupants back.

reigny dai

says:

Diagnosed with dissociative identity disorder, Detective Rose Monroe and her other two personalities hunt for the President’s killer.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *