Blog Event – Finish It

I decided to create a little blog event and would like to call it “Finish it”.

And this is what it will be about:

There is one short sentence, maybe a short paragraph. The start to a little story. There will be a new one every Wednesday. Your job is to write a short story. Finish, what I’ve begun.

The rules are simple:

  • Post the short story with the given start to it on your blog
  • Link it back to this page
  • Use less than 3500 words
  • Mention this blog event and this blog in a short intro (not included in the word count)
  • Use the Tag Finish it for your post.

I will reblog your posts on this blog and also list them on this page for further references.

And now let’s see what we will get. And who knows, maybe we can have a little vote to find out which of the stories were the best ones every couple of months? How would that sound like?

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  1. This is a lovely idea, I don’t know if I’d join in because I don’t know if short stories would fit into my blog but I had to tell you that I think it’s a great idea!

    I might play along, maybe. No promises though x

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  2. Reblogged this on Kaboodlemum and commented:
    Re logging this post because it’s a fantastic idea, if anybody is interested in doing a blog event, check it out.

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  3. I just spent, like, seriously, about 5 hours working on creating a “blog event” for 201… and then I revisit your page and it is simple and beautiful and, yes, I will definately participate! Great, creative, imaginative, fun idea! I’m excited to particpate πŸ™‚

    ☀ Memee

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  4. I love your idea and I am definitely in! A question though… do you mind which genre the story takes? Are we free to write anything?
    Looking forward to my first challenge with you!
    Kat.

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  5. Sounds interesting! Have a question on words … less than 3500 as in could be anything right?

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  6. Was not privy that there were these “event blogs” going on, but it sounds like a fun idea. As one other person commented, not sure it would fit into my blog’s category, but I’ll definitely be keeping my eyes open for a fun opportunity in the future.

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  7. Great idea. I am rubbish at stories but I’ll look forward to reading everyone else’s ! πŸ™‚

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  8. Okay, mine is done. That was challenging and fun. Definately a create repeating event! Here’s my question: when does your event end? I’d like to post mine tomorrow as I don’t want it to override my own event (I’ve gotten only one person to join me), feeling discouraged 14 hours later. Hopefully, they’re all busy trying to come up with some creative poetry because they don’t have any???? Not sure. Seems like most of the people I follow do a lot of poetry writing. Kinda figured it’d be an easy task for them, just share your link, right? Especially considering I am retweeting and following and commenting and asking that others do the same. I dunno. I have now participated in two events and created one event. People come and read, say it’s a great idea, but do not join… Anyway, enough about me, will tomorrow do for a post date? or is this a 24 hour event?

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  9. I will give it a try. Sounds like fun.

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  10. Reblogged this on Flying On Empty Thoughts and commented:
    Author S B Mazing starting a blog event! All you guys are invited! It’s gonna be a ton of fun . For more details of this event , go here:http://wp.me/p5z79H-5y

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  11. Reblogged this on A Momma's View and commented:
    Thought you might like this Blog Event.

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  12. Hi! I love this idea of yours and I wrote my first finish it story. That was the easy part. The hard part is knowing if I did the technical side right. I tagged it and I hope you received it. Please let me know. Thanks again, janie

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  13. So fun! Thanks for doing this!!

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  14. I’m always up for some writerly fun πŸ™‚

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  15. I just finished it #2. Hoping it’s not too late, It is still Tuesday where I live! Thanks!

    Memee

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  16. Do you think my story, Rekindled Youth, was too worked over? I didn’t get even has many likes as I usually do and worked harder on this than any of the others. Your thoughts? Please critque.

    Memee

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  17. Thank you so so much for your participation!!!

    Like

  18. Thanks for your participation πŸ™‚

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  19. Scheduled it for being up on my blog on Saturday morning (my time). Thank you so much!!! Great story!

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  20. Thanks for the shout out πŸ™‚

    Like

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