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All right, here's the next challenge, and I know you'll love this:

Any theme, 1000 to 1200 word count. Just one minor thing:

You must kill at least one of your characters.  At the beginning, the middle or the end of your story, doesn't matter as long as it's a real, permanent death with no chance of resurrection.

Make it tragic, whimsical, gory as hell, you decide, but make it intense.

The reader's gotta feel you're loving every bloody second of it.

There you are, sharpen your pencil until it's ready to pierce flesh and drink blood, go psycho and write away!

PM your entries to me by Aug 1st midnight GMT.

thanks for stickying  ;)
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Re: Short Story #22 Challenge by Aug. 1st - the killer in you
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2014, 03:14:09 PM »
You're welcome  ;)  ;D
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Re: Sticky: Short Story #22 Challenge by Aug. 1st - the killer in you
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2014, 04:01:16 PM »
A challenge to die for.  ;D

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Re: Sticky: Short Story #22 Challenge by Aug. 1st - the killer in you
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2014, 02:39:15 PM »
First entry was PMed to my front door in a blood soaked bag.
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Re: Sticky: Short Story #22 Challenge by Aug. 1st - the killer in you
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2014, 06:21:41 PM »
Hessian, carrier, or female?
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Re: Sticky: Short Story #22 Challenge by Aug. 1st - the killer in you
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2014, 09:47:50 PM »
Body bag. Black & zippered.
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Re: Sticky: Short Story #22 Challenge by Aug. 1st - the killer in you
« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2014, 07:39:28 AM »
So there's at least on professional in the house.
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Re: Sticky: Short Story #22 Challenge by Aug. 1st - the killer in you
« Reply #7 on: July 23, 2014, 08:13:33 AM »
Yup. Though I fear he's all bagged up at the moment.
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Re: Sticky: Short Story #22 Challenge by Aug. 1st - the killer in you
« Reply #8 on: July 29, 2014, 09:53:22 PM »
Still a couple of days to get you entries in.  ;D
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Re: Sticky: Short Story #22 Challenge by Aug. 1st - the killer in you
« Reply #9 on: July 30, 2014, 06:35:45 AM »
I suppose it takes time to organize the perfect murder.
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Re: Sticky: Short Story #22 Challenge by Aug. 1st - the killer in you
« Reply #10 on: July 31, 2014, 05:21:38 AM »
Less than 2 days for submission!
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Re: Sticky: Short Story #22 Challenge by Aug. 1st - the killer in you
« Reply #11 on: July 31, 2014, 05:25:33 AM »
I'm out, I reckon. Which is a pity, because I have an idea. Just haven't the time  :(

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Re: Sticky: Short Story #22 Challenge by Aug. 1st - the killer in you
« Reply #12 on: July 31, 2014, 02:55:14 PM »
That's dead awful news Jewel

Second entry in!
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Re: Sticky: Short Story #22 Challenge by Aug. 1st - the killer in you
« Reply #13 on: July 31, 2014, 03:24:29 PM »
You have no idea who could've died, when!

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Re: Sticky: Short Story #22 Challenge by Aug. 1st - the killer in you
« Reply #14 on: July 31, 2014, 05:42:53 PM »
That's it Jewel -- always make sure you have a good alibi! ;D