Friday, August 01, 2008

August Prompt Contest

August Prompt Contest


• Write a 500 word scene using all ten Prompt Words.
• Begin each scene using one of three Scene Starter Sentences.
• Mail your scenes in the body of an e-mail to Cheryl @ CherylWyatt . com (close spaces before and after “@” and “.”) If the e-mail bounces back to you, please let me know in the comment of this post.
• Put “August Prompt Contest” in the subject line.
• Entry deadline is the last day of the month.
• Winners will be notified the first week of the next month.
• Winners will receive a free Steeple Hill book, mailed the month winners are notified.
• All monthly entrants (not just winners) will be entered into the annual contest for one of several chances to win a six month subscription to any Steeple Hill line of their choice.
• Entries will not be posted or published anywhere and entrants retain all rights to their work.
• New prompts will be posted on the first of the month.
• Most of all, have fun!

August Prompt Words
1. Loose
2. Lose
3. Park
4. Theme
5. Caustic
6. As
7. Like
8. Vein
9. Vain
10. Vane

August Scene Starter Sentences:

“What’s that smell?”
“Something doesn’t feel right.”
“Did you hear that?”

Happy writing!

Cheryl Wyatt

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