Writing Prompt – Creative Copy Challenge #523

This is a writing prompt. Bet you can’t do it! Take the 10 random words below and crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story! And remember: after (if) you finish entering your submission into the comment field, 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.) NOTE: Our bolding plugin is gone, so you’ll have to put before and after each of your challenge words if you want them to stand out, but NOT REQUIRED THOUGH! Or, as cleverly done by a CCC-er you can CAPITALIZE the challenge words in your piece.

  1. Strawberry Wine
  2. Pessimist
  3. Optimist
  4. Solo
  5. Fragrance Free
  6. Careers
  7. Individuals
  8. Benefits
  9. Patrol
  10. Career
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6 Comments on “Writing Prompt – Creative Copy Challenge #523”

  1. Anklebuster says:

    Ladies and gentlemen! Step right up! Take a good look at these here two individuals: Optimist and Pessimist! Their outlook on life and careers will amaze and amuse you! Take it away, boys!

    Optimist: “I made a career out of developing fragrance-free strawberry wine.”

    Pessimist: “What a waste of my life! I made a career as a Patrol Officer in the worst neighborhood in the country!”

    Optimist: “I failed, but learned to appreciate the delicate chemistry between grapes and strawberries!”

    Pessimist: “Life sucks!”

    Optimist: “When I retire, I plan to go on a solo hot air balloon ride around the world!”

    Pessimist: “My pension and benefits won’t repay me for all the times I have been shot, spat on and disrespected!”

  2. Tanja Cilia says:

    Fragrance Free Strawberry Wine – only an incurable optimist would have believed it were possible. “Think of the benefits! Think of the sales! Think of the boost to your careers if you ace it! The scent-hounds of the Temperance Patrol would never cotton on…” “But… isn’t the fragrance a part of the individuals’ imbibing experience?” Dennis the pessimist was always ready to throw cold water upon any scheme. But he had a plan. He went solo, finished the project with a way to make the taste buds explode to make up for the absent bouquet – and his career took off from there.


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