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Old 01-25-2006, 04:39 AM
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A Challenge


Some of you may have seen this before, but I thought it could be fun here.

Write a story in 15 words or less. Yes, I mean tell an entire story with 15 or less and make it understandable.

I'll take a loose quote from Dennis Leary as an example:

"Jim Morrison. I'm drunk, I'm nobody, I'm drunk, I'm famous, I'm drunk, I'm fucking dead."

Now you go.... Write something thats really good and maybe I'll give you a custom title of your choice.

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The last man alive sat in a room. Then, someone knocked on the door.

The best horror story in the world, under 15 words.

The best horror story in the world, under 20 words:
The last man alive sat in a room. Somone knocked on the door. It was his Mother-in-Law.
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Originally Posted by Occasionalpoet
The best horror story in the world, under 20 words:
The last man alive sat in a room. Somone knocked on the door. It was his Mother-in-Law.
The horror! The horror!

(Okay, I stole that from Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness.")
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One morning the sun didn't rise. Joseph realized it was the end of the world.
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After the meteors destroyed New York, Jake realized something was wrong.
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Mark's eyes scanned the long rows of books. Finally a title caught his eye. "OW!!!!"
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Where are the rest of the writers?

Where's all the creativity?
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Originally Posted by Dalton
Where are the rest of the writers? Where's all the creativity?
This isn't a wildly popular writing exercise. It's more like a game than real storytelling.
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Starrwriter has a point.
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