Saturday, 19 January 2013

Two + Two = 2 Challenge



Ever thought of challenging an author?


Ever wondered what triggers their imaginations, what word, phrase or image sets their creativity on fire? Now is the chance for you to find out.

Give me a two sentence starting point and two names, and I'll write a Double Drabble of 200 words from them.

Who knows? Your challenge might be the one to inspire more than just the drabble  - one of mine ended up being my novel Aloes, and several more are waiting in my Ideas folder to be expanded into longer stories.

So bring it, people, the more the merrier! I'll do my damnedest to meet the challenges *g* and I'll post one Double Drabble a day.

***Definition from Wikipedia - A drabble is an extremely short work of fiction of exactly one hundred words in length, not necessarily including the title. The purpose of the drabble is brevity, testing the author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in an extremely confined space.***

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14 comments:

  1. Jax stared into the distance lost in thought. He had so much to do, but all he could think of was Leon and wonder what could have come of things if timing had been better.

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  2. Your names are Thomas and Ashley. Your sentences are:
    Alberta was bloody cold this time of year and his tour didn't end until the spring. Still, at least he had more than warm thoughts to keep him going.

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  3. Mark and Jonathan are the names.
    All I had was the clothes on my back and a pocketful of loose change. Neither were much use in the cold downpour that washed bomb debris down the broken street.

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  4. Louis and Beau.
    The bedspread was a horrid shade of pink. The spider snoozing in the bathtub looked bigger than the complimentary bar of soap.

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  5. They had already said their goodbyes, and Stephen was checking the posts on his Facebook account. Seemingly, out of nowhere, Michael grabbed Stephen's face, turned his mouth to his own and kissed him with all of the pent up frustration that had been building all weekend.

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  6. Julian and Max are the names.

    Julian looked over his shoulders to the man and the life he was leaving behind and took a breath. His voice cracked when he looked at Max and said "Just say the word Max and I'll stay."

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  7. Thanks, Shirley *g*, I can definitely play with these.

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  8. Thanks, Cindi, These are good!

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  9. LOL! Nice ones, Pender. Thanks for joining in.

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  10. Oooh, different! Thanks, Sue.

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  11. Thanks, Margaret, I can do things with these *g*

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  12. Thanks, Diane *g*. Yours will be up later today. Thanks for playing.

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  13. Hi, Shirley,


    Your Double Drabble is up on my blog now - thanks so much for playing!

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