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Thread: WRITING GAME

  1. #1
    Kris T
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    WRITING GAME

    Hi!

    Okay, I'm new, so maybe I shouldn't try starting a thread, but I've done this with a friend (as have many of you, probably) and think it's so much fun, as well as an interesting challenge.


    Game: Multiple-writer story.

    Rules: Each poster contributes a sentence. It has to be a complete sentence, though...no leaving us hanging midway with a "..." and forcing someone else to finish up for you. There is no sentence length limit; the only stipulation regarding a lengthy sentence would be that it should be grammatically correct (no cheating with a comma splice or misplaced semi-colon).

    The challenge: trying to keep it a coherent, consistent storyline that includes both dialogue and narrative while also trying to maintain a fairly consistent tone and voice. Naturally, some people are more wordy than others, but there are ways to make that work.

    Also: since this forum seems to not have an editing option, please don't worry if you typo (used here as a verb) - try (even if it's going to KILL you) to let it be so the story doesn't get lost in a bunch of edit posts.

    I hope you'll be interested! I'll get it started:


    When Sister Josephine caught me sitting in the chapel, she smiled at me for the first time; she must have thought I was praying.



  2. #2
    Kathy Weston
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    Re: WRITING GAME

    She smiled at me kindly, in what seemed like an all-knowing way and nodded her head in my direction as i looked up.

  3. #3
    John Doerper
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    Re: WRITING GAME

    But that didn't stop her from putting a hand down my pants.

  4. #4
    Kris T
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    Re: WRITING GAME

    I tried to figure out how she could have known that was where I put the letter I stole from her desk; she had to have followed me, or there had to be cameras, or something.

  5. #5
    Kathy Weston
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    Re: WRITING GAME

    "What are you doing with this?" She asked calmly, still trying to obtain her sweet manor.

  6. #6
    Ian Barker
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    Re: WRITING GAME

    "Still after that sweet manor then?" I said, "I've always fancied a house in the country myself."

  7. #7
    Kathy Weston
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    Re: WRITING GAME

    "You shouldn't speak that way my sweet child, it's not polite."

  8. #8
    Ian Barker
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    Re: WRITING GAME

    "Oh come on, you'd love to leave that draughty old convent for a nice centrally heated manor house."

  9. #9
    Kathy Weston
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    She stared at me for a while and for one wild moment i thought she was going to hit me but after a slight pause she muttered, "shouldn't you be on your way home now, dear?"

  10. #10
    Kris T
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    Re: WRITING GAME

    "Yes, I probably should," I said, and snatched the letter from her hand and ran, thinking, 'Thanks to all that talk of manors, she was distracted and loosened her grip!'

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