Art Contest Results and Writing Contest #12

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Apologies for the lateness of this contest result - as you might imagine, it has been super busy at The Writers' Block planning our first get together in Gatlinburg next month.

Our judges for this round - @anikekirsten, @anarcho-andrei and @jordan.lesich decided on the winner.

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Congratulations @vaughndemont! You win 5 Steem.

Writing Contest #12

 

  • Writers are tasked with using the above photograph as a story prompt from which they will write an original piece of fiction.
  • Entrants will post the photograph on their stories, attributing it to @vaughndemont.
  • The length should be between 500 and 1500 words - give or take.
  • Authors should post their entry on their own blog and then link to the post in the replies below.
  • One entry per user only.
  • Use the tag #twbwritingcontest
  • This contest will run for two weeks, ending at 23:59 on June 13th.
  • The overall winner will receive 10 Steem, second place will get 5 Steem and third will be sent 3 Steem.

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Here is my entry: https://steemit.com/twbwritingcontest/@stephpitchers/03-january-2006

I really enjoyed writing this. I used to belong to a group where we would meet up and write monthly for fun, sadly the creative writing part of the group no longer exists. It was fun to reignite the part of my brain that makes up stories.

Wow! That's awesome! :D
The image was taken a couple months ago, where they were doing some work on a long walkway to a gazebo out on the local lake. It was a seriously foggy day, so I took a few shots with my phone, and then played around with the filters when I got home. :)

Hi this my submission for the contest.Mine is dope and educative.
https://steemit.com/twbwritingcontest/@joshuaky/twbwritingcontest

Fantastic image! Great work, @vaughndemont. I’m already starting to conjure up a story idea. Thanks for running this awesome contest, @thewritersblock.

Interesting prompt. Congrats winner and good luck to all writers. Thank you judges!

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Just saw this a few days ago. Decided to write this post here. I was drawn more to the pier aspect and wished to still hightail it from the other contests I’ve recently been in.

What an idea provoking image this round! Congrats to @vaughndemont on the selection. I think this one has inspired me to make time for this—the art prompt is something I have missed participating in for a while now.

fabulous, I want to participate!

This lends itself to some creepy interpretations, but I think the real challenge might be to write something that isn't too dark and depressing.

Hi @thewritersblock, I just stopped back to let you know your post was one of my favourite reads and I included it in my Steemit Ramble. You can read what I wrote about your post here.

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Oh, well. I will try. :)

By the way @vaughndemont, this is a great image. There were numerous ideas that came by and I settled for this one. Awesome!

Here is my entry for this contest. Looking forward to reading the other entries! https://steemit.com/twentyfourhourshortstory/@nobyeni/thedogs-originalshortstory-x61g9q2tir

Congratulations, @vaughdemont! I might have something I've written already that I can use for this. It just needs editing to fit with the image better.

Here is my entry. Good luck to everyone else taking part!

Another excellent photo prompt, couldn't resist.
My entry: https://steemit.com/fiction/@cizzo/rupture-short-story

Adding mine here. Thanks!



Long Walk

I know I'm 2 hours late, so probably doesn't qualify, but if you're interested in reading it, here's my story based on the picture.
https://steemit.com/story/@geekpowered/at-the-end-of-the-pier

We are a little flexible, you're good.

  ·  last year (edited)

Thanks so much for running this context @thewritersblock. This art prompt is absolutely fantastic, and clearly it was inspirational. It's impressive to see so many wonderful works of fiction inspired by @vaughndemont's image.

Here's my entry: https://steemit.com/twbwritingcontest/@jayna/motel-by-the-sea-twb-art-prompt-short-story-contest.

p.s. I made sure my post was done before the deadline. Just remembered to add the link here!

Thank you @vaughndemont - a great image to work with!

Here is my entry Another Life - I surprisingly wasn't drawn to the creepy aspect of this, the fog is just so beautiful it felt more magical than dark.