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After saving the world and being awake for 24 hours, Jack Bower’s head finally hits the pillow…
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…he shuts his eyes…
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…and dozes off.
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He begins to snore.
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He curls to a fetal position.
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He rolls over.
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He continues snoring.
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The phone on his nightstand rings.
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The phone rings again.
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The phone rings a third time.
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He opens one eye.
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The phone rings again.
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He opens the other eye.
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He grabs the phone off the nightstand. “Yeah?”
“Jack, CTU needs you for another 24 hours…”
This week’s writing challenge: write a piece based on something you have read.
- Write a piece of fan-fiction.
- Write a fractured fairy tale by twisting the plot.
- Write a scene from a famous novel or film but make it come out the way you always wanted it to.
Post your article to Gather Writing Essentials.
BE SURE TO TAG your submission with MWE. Note: I search for articles using the tag “MWE” If you don’t tag it right, I will not find it.
- Include “Monday Writing Essential” in your title.
Prose: Read the examples linked to above. Then write a story using the narrative technique of Anonymous Narrator: No Character Point Of View. Pretend, if it helps, that you are a screenwriter, writing a synopsis, or “treatment”, for a scene or sequence from the new movie you are writing.
Put SunWE in the title and tags.
- Put this challenge statement at the beginning or end of your submission so readers will know what you’re supposed to do.
Challenge: Pick a movie, book, play, song, or TV program and, using prose or poetry, write a parody of it.
- There is a limit of three submissions from each member per day. If you’re extremely prolific, spread out your work and post only three submissions per day.
- Post to Gather Writing Essential.
- Tag your submission with SatWE.
- Include (Saturday Writing Essential) as part of your title.
- I ask that you make your submission(s) by next Friday afternoon.