This morning I entered Janet Reid's latest writing contest. The contest is to write a story in less than 100 words that has the following five words in it: Even, Tramp, Shuffle, Lair, and Epic - with extra points fro using the phrase 'Til death do us part' somewhere in it.
My entry isn't up yet (ETA: It's at 8:58am.), but here's what I came up with:
“Til death do us part.” I couldn’t believe the tramp kept a straight face. Death would part them soon and she knew it. After the ‘kiss the bride’ thing, they’d race down the aisle – him to his epic fail and her to merry widowhood. The guests would shuffle to their post-wedding debauchery. But her? Her plans left no room for partying. Not until after. Her prey might even enjoy his last minutes in her lair. The others did. If I had my way, this was her last conquest. No more dead grooms for her.
Not bad for first thing in the morning, if I do say so myself. I'm probably not going to win, but it was a good exercise for the ol' writing muscles.
Have you ever entered a spur of the moment contest like this? How'd you do? You've got until midnight tonight to enter this yourself. If you do, leave a comment so we can check out your entry, too. =o)