The votes are in! Thanks to everyone for your participation.
Here are the final results:
Post apocalyptic earth where nuclear war has destroyed the environment and killed billions of people. Life on earth has been forever altered, but a group of survivors has hope and sees it as an opportunity to start again. 60% (9 of 15 votes)
Pacific Northwest, United States of America 64% (9 of 14 votes)
Adventurous & philosophical. 43% (6 of 14 votes)
Survivors band together to build a new society founded in Christian values. Along the journey, they uncover how the loss of Christian values contributed to the end of the world they knew. 71% (10 of 14 votes)
Female Warrior (modern warrior? Maybe war hero??) 21% (3 of 14votes)
Tied with another. Decided with a 20 sided die.
A bible that in the binding holds a knife 69% (9 of 13votes)
Look for the completed short story on December 31. You will be able to read and rate the finished piece then.
The next Challenge starts January 1st, and will run just the same as this one did. Tell your friends. I hope to see you all back again!
Thanks for the ideas, suggestions for this month are now closed. Please go to “Through the Fire- December ’08” to vote!
Got some crazy ideas that you want to see thrown together into short stories and the like?
Wondering if you can give a writing challenge too difficult for an author to accomplish?
Bring it on!
Partake in the monthly feature: “The Writer’s Challenge”. You brainstorm the story elements, you choose the story elements, and I write the short story. This will be written from a Christian world view, so I thank you ahead of time for keeping it clean (inappropriate posts will be deleted).
This first week is dedicated to brainstorming, and any related material needs to be presented as a reply to this post. This is your opportunity to post your story elements, whether they be elements you think are cool or elements you think I don’t have the skills to handle. Feel free to include any of the following:
• Mood (funny, serious, adventurous, etc…)
• Genre (fantasy, modern, sci-fi, etc…)
• Plot elements
• Items (weapons, possessions, animals, relics, etc…)
Please use headings for your choices so I’ll have an easier time gathering them. If you have something that doesn’t fit under one of these categories, you can use the heading “Other”. Please do not comment on replies from other people, there will be opportunity for this later. Any ideas for the month must be posted before the week ends.
Please see the “Writer’s Challenge” page for further details.
Let’s make a story!