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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

It is Thursday and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  Although well on the road to recovery from her surgery earlier this year, Esther is feeling a bit rough today. So, this week, our single word prompt … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

It is Thursday and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  Today is national poetry day in the UK. To celebrate, a national poll was conducted and William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18, Shall I compare thee to a summer’s … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

It is Thursday and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  This week, her single word prompt is LAUGH. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word LAUGH in it somewhere? Here are your starters: Laughter is … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

It is Thursday and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  This week, her single word prompt is SIZZLE. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word SIZZLE in it somewhere? Here are your starters: Meaty … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

It is Thursday and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  This week, her single word prompt is ORDER. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word ORDER in it somewhere? Here’s your starter: Write something! … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

It is Thursday and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  This week, her single word prompt is MIRROR. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word MIRROR in it somewhere? Here’s your starter: Reflections are sometimes … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

It is Thursday and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  This week, her single word prompt is WARM. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word WARM in it somewhere? Please post your submissions in the Comments on … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

It is Thursday and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  This week, her single word prompt is SCREAM. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word SCREAM in it somewhere? Please post your submissions in the Comments on … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

Here we are on Day 6 of the splendiferous Swanwick Writers’ Summer School (Thursday) and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  Esther presented an excellent one hour workshop at the school yesterday, entitled ‘Location! Location! Location!’ At … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

It is Thursday and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  This week, her single word prompt is BRAVE. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word BRAVE in it somewhere? Please post your submissions in the Comments on … Continue reading

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