SYTYCW – Round 1

24 Aug

THIS post will open at 7pm EST for entries for the SYTYCW contest. For rules or to ask questions, go HERE.

Please don’t post anything here besides entries. Questions can be asked at the above link.

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28 Responses to “SYTYCW – Round 1”

  1. Dara Young August 24, 2010 at 7:00 pm #

    Lady Phoebe Howard had been in and out of trouble all her life; but kidnapping was new ground, even for her.

  2. Kendal Corbitt August 24, 2010 at 7:01 pm #

    Somewhere between dessert and my second glass of chardonnay, I realized my date was a male prostitute.

  3. Lia Morgan August 24, 2010 at 7:02 pm #

    I never saw the truck coming.

  4. Allison Kelsey August 24, 2010 at 7:03 pm #

    “On behalf of Historic Philadelphia Alive, I’d like to welcome you to the City of Brotherly Love.”

  5. Mary Danielson August 24, 2010 at 7:04 pm #

    If this alien doesn’t die soon, I’m gonna be late for cheerleading practice.

  6. Scribereglyph August 24, 2010 at 7:04 pm #

    Derjjuwa kneel to no one, not even to their masters.

  7. Shawntelle Madison August 24, 2010 at 7:09 pm #

    The night after the biggest promotion of my life, I woke up with a monster hangover and my bra on backwards.

  8. Raye August 24, 2010 at 7:10 pm #

    There are two rooms my mom and I don’t rent folks at our motel: No. 3 has all kinds of problems with the plumbing and the wiring never works right, but the main problem is No. 13… it eats people.

  9. TuraLura August 24, 2010 at 7:10 pm #

    Elika pushed through the undergrowth, hoping this clearing would be the one.

  10. Kaige August 24, 2010 at 7:12 pm #

    Miss Marcia Elizabeth Drummond snatched the ivory invitation from the salver and perused the elegant handwriting.

  11. Monica Schroeder August 24, 2010 at 7:12 pm #

    Mist and rain swirled around the battle like a dark curtain; the players bearing armor and swords instead of lyrical prose and grease paint.

  12. Alexia Reed August 24, 2010 at 7:16 pm #

    You would think that waking up in a coffin, buried six feet under would be the lowest moment of my day—but you would be wrong.

  13. David Bridger August 24, 2010 at 7:17 pm #

    All she wanted right now was a long hot bath, with bubbles.

  14. tehawesomersace August 24, 2010 at 7:22 pm #

    After waking, I sit upright in bed with my head held in my hands, the after-image of the dream burned into my retinas like the too-close flash of a camera.

  15. CarolRose August 24, 2010 at 7:22 pm #

    When the phone call came from a man identifying himself as an attorney in Ohio, Rowena’s first thought was, who’s in jail this time?

  16. Claire August 24, 2010 at 7:27 pm #

    I stood at the crime scene with police tape tangled in my trembling hands and the taste of blood in my mouth.

  17. Cory Jackson August 24, 2010 at 7:30 pm #

    “Carey Breen is MIA.”

  18. Rene August 24, 2010 at 7:32 pm #

    The thick cloud of confusion occupying my thoughts lifted and was instantly replaced by paralyzing fear.

  19. angela ackerman August 24, 2010 at 7:44 pm #

    Not many people look down at a dead goldfish and wonder if that’s how they looked the day they died.

  20. Karla Calalang August 24, 2010 at 7:48 pm #

    There were a lot of hot girls at F–ktown—Bucktown—High, but the one I really took notice of was the cute little Asian girl with tawny-brown hair and blue-gray eyes.

  21. Ella Drake August 24, 2010 at 8:14 pm #

    Stretched on the beach while the sun dried his plated skin, Troy waited to suffocate.

  22. katcantrell August 24, 2010 at 8:16 pm #

    “So, the aliens gave you a list of people they want.”

  23. Cate Hart August 24, 2010 at 8:26 pm #

    Freezing rain lashed the angel’s face and dripped rivulets down his bare chest and back, soaking his wool breeches.

  24. Heather Howland August 24, 2010 at 9:03 pm #

    My first memory of James is what keeps me here, smoothing hair out of a boy’s blood-spattered face.

  25. December August 24, 2010 at 9:08 pm #

    Lucy shoved the door to the laundry room open with her fanny, struggling to keep hold of the basket, detergent, and the baggie of quarters clenched in her teeth.

  26. Jus Accardo August 24, 2010 at 9:12 pm #

    I’d never been comfortable in my own skin, so I guess
    it’s a good thing I didn’t stay in it very long.

  27. Leona Bushman August 24, 2010 at 9:44 pm #

    Damian O’Brien’s rumpled trench coat showed evidence of oregano pesto.

  28. Laura K Curtis August 24, 2010 at 10:09 pm #

    They say you can’t go home again, but then they’ve never been down to their last hundred bucks when home called demanding their return.

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