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August was a stellar month for 50-word Stories. The photo prompts were very popular. I received so many entries at the beginning or the month, I had to stop replying to them. I found it interesting that my favorite photo, Six, sparked so many excellent stories. I snapped the photo because I liked the color …

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Sensory details and dialogue were the trends for the 50-word Story Challenge in July.  I am always amazed at what writer’s do with these often mundane prompts. Selfie Stick; Rain, rain go away; and 4th of July were the most popular prompts this month. 50-word stories are incredibly hard to write. It was difficult, but …

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It is amazing the prompts that spark the most stories. For April 2015 it was “foolish.” I did not expect that. The Stories This story from  876lover tickled me because it is a very different use of the prompt. Almshouse In our bundle, we held the left corner, facing the stage. Excitement flowing from our chatter. …

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It has been another good month for 50-word stories. I received lots of great bite-size stories and several from first-timers.  It was interesting, the most popular prompt was Not Enough Sleep. Did not expect that. The real winners and spoils are the writers who took the challenge and what they learned from it. Each writer …

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It was a good month for 50-word Stories. My story Composure was featured as the Valentine Day story on fiftywordstories.com. This encouraged Connell, a writer from Britain, to come over and take-up the challenge. He wrote ten 50-word stories using all the prompts.  Donna Johns of the Wishful Thinking blog wrote an amazing story about …

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Check it out. “Composure,” is the lead story on the Fiftywordstories.com site today! I did not have my site yet when I sent it, so it is not in my bio! I included no social media in my bio! Lesson: Always include some type of social media contact in you bio. CYNTHIA FRANKS: Composure | …

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