#SSC 14/ June 11-17th


The Second Last Scribble Challenge of 2017.


The primary focus of the #SSC is to help authors forge connections within the writing community. So, if you respond to this week’s prompt, just remember to comment (reply) to at least three other entries before voting opens on Saturday, June 17th. Get to know each other! These challenges are coming to an end. Take a look at one another’s sites now.

It starts with a prompt every Sunday. The responses need only be short and sweet. Or short and scary. Or, short and funny. The point is, the challenge will always require short replies on purpose . . . so YOU have no excuses.


This week’s CHALLENGE:


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It’s a BLIND DATE.

And, it’s going great until one character’s unsettling confession.

You have two paragraphs to work in.


RULES OF THE CHALLENGE:

  1. Participants have until Saturday, June 17th at noon, Eastern standard time to post ONE response to the prompt in the comment section of THIS POST.
  2. ENCOURAGE other scribblers. Try to comment (reply) to at least three other submissions during the week.
  3. After the Saturday deadline, players have a week to VOTE for their favorite submission by emailing: Sundayscribblechallenge@gmail.com. Place the lucky author’s name in the HEADER of your email.

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NOW to announce the winner of the 12th Sunday Scribble Challenge. The six word challenge (with a twist) received the most responses to a challenge this site has EVER seen! Thanks to all who participated, and a big congratulations to WARD CLEVER, who WON with this witty response:gbhdf


Your Prize?

All challenge winners, (that means YOU, Ward), are invited to write a GUEST POST on Scribbles on Cocktail Napkins with LINKS to their own work.


Did you Know?

Guest posts are a FANTASTIC way for writers and bloggers to reach a previously untapped audience. Not sure how to tackle YOUR guest  blog? Check out the Whys and Hows of Guest Blogging on DanAlatorre.com for pro tips.


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Ready for the Big Suprise???


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You heard the hype.

You came to play.

But, what exactly is a . . . wait, what was it called again?

PAY ATTENTION.

It’s a Sunday Scribble Challenge.

Scribbles on Cocktail Napkins has always been intended to be read and (hopefully) enjoyed by writers of every stage. But, now SSC PREVIEWthat Scribbles on Cocktail Napkins has a substantial following, it’s time to go one step further. It’s time to launch a challenge.

Now, to anyone out there who has never posted their writing before: stop hyperventilating. This challenge is meant for everyone, newbies and old hats alike. It’ll always be short and sweet. Or short and scary. Or, short and funny. The point is, the challenge will always be short on purpose . . . so YOU have no excuses. Many of the prompts will limit submissions to a simple paragraph. Some, to ONE SENTENCE. It’s a challenge we can make time for and enjoy every week.

What are the rules?

  1. Check Scribbles on Cocktail Napkins anytime throughout the week. The prompt will be posted every Sunday.
  2. You have six days to post one response to the prompt in the comment section of that prompt. The Deadline? Saturday @noon, Eastern Standard Time.
  3. Encourage the other scribblers. Try to comment (reply) to at least three other submissions during the week.
  4. After the Saturday deadline, VOTE for your favorite submission by emailing: Sundayscribblechallenge@gmail.com. Place the lucky author’s name in the HEADER of your email.

This is a new endeavor for the blog, and there will be some kinks in the matrix. Feel free to offer suggestions for the challenge in the comment section of THIS POST. Thanks in advance for your patience.

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