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Jo K
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Has anybody seen the plot?


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« on: June 10, 2008 »

This years Harrogate Festival are running a competition to win a full weekend package at the 2009 festival.

The Challenge?

Write a crime story in 10 words...

Best one wins!

http://www.harrogate-festival.org.uk/crime/10wordstory.html


Closing Date 23rd June. 

You just know you have too.....
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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2008 »

How about
- Killer. You ran. Now I've found you it's my turn.

Is that the sort of thing?
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Jo K
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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2008 »

You got it!  If you follow the link there's a few examples from some of the shining stars of this years festival....
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« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2008 »

Go Jo!  Wink  I really need to spend more time browsing...Life isn't long enough   Undecided
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« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2008 »

Very cool, everyone can enter this one.... I liked Stuarts ..
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Jo K
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« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2008 »

I have written a couple to send in.  This is the first (and probably only) 'writing compo' I'll be able to enter, so I'm gonna make sure I do
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« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2008 »

I was thinking of bending the rules and having a very long title which explains more than the ten words, but it seems silly in the cold light of day.
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« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2008 »

No so silly smudge, I've told all in our office about this comp and they have said that you could have a long title.
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« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2008 »

What like....

"The man who killed people in the manner of american psycho and a 80's shock movie in a place that deals with flour but also met someone who screamed in the manner of the hammer house of horror movies that then used some fish and the power of the mind to move to a place that made them feel slightly better"....

pill, thrill, drill, mill, kill, chill, shrill, brill, will, rhyl
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Popping in occasionally


« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2008 »


“Serves him right for snoring,” she said, bleaching the sheets.

(Just how my mind is working these days. Grrrr.)
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« Reply #10 on: June 11, 2008 »

Erm, they state not including title, but i suppose if it's ten words that make a story then it's one and the same, isin't it?
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« Reply #11 on: June 11, 2008 »

“Serves him right for snoring,” she said, bleaching the sheets.

Love it!!
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« Reply #12 on: June 17, 2008 »

 "What if there WAS a legitimate reason, but not Oil?"

 (Wink!)

 "Any last words?" "She Never Said She Was Your Wife!"

 So we own four million dollars worth of baby laxative?

 (I like this game...... thinks...... Hmmmmmm...)
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 "King's Horses and King's men out! Dumpty's dead... It's murder"

 

 

 
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« Reply #14 on: June 17, 2008 »

This one is called Get Rich Quick.
Big idea. Plot foiled. Hostage dead. Shot returned. Regret. Darkness.
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