Kidlit Writing Contests

METEOR!

Well, I love a good prompt, even if the prompt is to write a story in 50 words or fewer. Of course, when faced with such a daunting task of writing a story in 50 words, it makes sense to tackle an entire extinction event and throw in some cake. Welcome to my brain, folks.

By the time I got this post up on the site, the winners were announced and my itty bitty METEOR story was not among them (womp, womp). Am I sad? A little, sure, but so many writing friends were winners and it’s pretty fun to celebrate their wins. ALSO, if I hadn’t participated, this little story would never have come to life. So yay!

Read more about the 50 Precious Words contest on the incredibly talented Vivian Kirkfield’s Blog.

METEOR! (49 words)
©Audrey Day-Williams

Roxy saved her slice of cake ‘til it turned green and furry.
She loved that moldy flavor, and she saw no need to hurry.

FLASH! 
BOOM! 
FIRE! 
DOOM!

Roxy was a dinosaur; alas, we know her fate.
If she could do it over I bet Roxy wouldn’t wait. 

    

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