Creative Copy Challenge #82

Today’s words come to us from Jon Morrow. Show him some love, and if you have not read his stuff, make sure you do so.

BET YOU CAN’T do this writing prompt. Take the 10 random words below and, in the comments, crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story tying all of them together! And remember: after (if) you finish, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, we BET YOU CAN’T do those, either.)

  1. Niggardly – Grudging and petty in giving or spending
  2. Sniggered – snicker or laugh quietly
  3. Dénouement – The final resolution or clarification of a dramatic or narrative plot.
  4. Sanctimonious – Feigning piety or righteousness
  5. Debutante – A young woman making a formal debut into society
  6. Sassafras – Dried root bark of this plant, used as a flavoring and a source of a volatile oil
  7. Steely – resembling steel. Determined. Firm. (Steely eyes)
  8. Bloodbath
  9. Badass – see Jon Morrow
  10. Disillusioned – having lost one’s ideals ; disenchanted

NOTE: Don’t copy and paste from MS Word. Use a program like notepad that removes formatting or just type in the comment field itself. Also, finish your submission, THEN bold the words. Thanks. (And don’t forget to tweet this and share it with your friends.)

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Resources you should check out:
Thesis: Best Damn Theme on the Web
Collective Ink Well: Personalize Your Thesis Theme
Third Tribe Marketing: Marketing done the right way
Story Structure Demystified: Best damn writing book out there


Creative Copy Challenge #81

Today’s words come to us from KathleenL. Show her some love.

BET YOU CAN’T do this writing prompt. Take the 10 random words below and, in the comments, crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story tying all of them together! And remember: after (if) you finish, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, we BET YOU CAN’T do those, either.)

  1. Corpulant
  2. Furrow
  3. Don
  4. Dowager
  5. Opulent
  6. Resplendent
  7. Ketamine
  8. Vacillate
  9. Terminate
  10. Quinine

NOTE: Don’t copy and paste from MS Word. Use a program like notepad that removes formatting or just type in the comment field itself. Also, finish your submission, THEN bold the words. Thanks. (And don’t forget to tweet this and share it with your friends.)

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Resources you should check out:
Thesis: Best Damn Theme on the Web
Collective Ink Well: Personalize Your Thesis Theme
Third Tribe Marketing: Marketing done the right way
Story Structure Demystified: Best damn writing book out there