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Starting Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Open to all forum members, even after it starts!

This month's prompt:
250-Word Story Chain, or, The Blog-O-Phone

Sort of a mini version of the story chain we did some time ago, each blogger will add 250 words (or less) to an an ongoing holiday story. Please post a proposed story idea when you sign up!

This time your entry must be short fiction; there is a hard cap of 250 words for each entry.

Instructions:
Simply post your blog's URL in this thread to join. I'll let you know in this thread when it's your turn. Once your turn comes up, you have two days to complete a blog post using the prompt. When you are finished, please add a link to your post on the thread.

If you signed up but find yourself unable to participate or need to be moved around in the schedule, please PM me or post in the thread. If you fail to post on your blog and on the thread within two days, I'll bump you down to the end of the line on the third day; you'll get a second chance at the end of the month.

Each post should be less than 1000 words if possible. Read and comment on other participants' posts if you possibly can--they'll be doing the same for you! Please include a list of all participants' blogs (not necessarily their actual posts for the month) in your blog post.

Participants:
orion_mk3 - http://nonexistentbooks.wordpress.com
Ralph Pines - http://ralfast.wordpress.com
ishtar'sgate - http://chickenscratchbc.blogspot.ca
Angyl78 - http://jelyzabeth.wordpress.com
MsLaylaCakes - http://www.taraquan.com
meowzbark - http://www.lizzylessard.com/
BBBurke - http://www.awritersprogression.com/

Bumped:
pyrosama - http://matrix-hole.blogspot.com/

Posts:
Part 01 - orion_mk3 (link to post)
Part 02 - Ralph Pines (link to post)
Part 03 - ishtar'sgate (link to post)
Part 04 - Angyl78 (link to post)
Part 05 - MsLaylaCakes (link to post)
Part 06 - meowzbark (link to post)
Part 07 - orion_mk3 (link to post)
Part 08 - ishtar'sgate (link to post)
Part 09 - Angyl78 (link to post)
Part 10 - MsLaylaCakes (link to post)
Part 11 - meowzbark (link to post)
Part 12 - BBBurke (link to post)
Part 13 - Angyl78 (link to post)
Part 14 - orion_mk3 (link to post)

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Okay add me! http://jelyzabeth.wordpress.com/

Prompt?
(I heard this on the radio the other day. It made for a fascinating conversation.)

Dad to mom: "Why is it 11 months after I put them away. All of them working, the Christmas lights don't work?"
 

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I haven't found out yet. I would like to know. Of course once again, one strand of lights is out. ?????
 

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Could I suggest that if we do not get a lot more volunteers, maybe we just keep going until the end of the month? Start back at the beginning for those who want to participate?
 

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Could I suggest that if we do not get a lot more volunteers, maybe we just keep going until the end of the month? Start back at the beginning for those who want to participate?
That's an idea. Anyone else support it?

Anyway, I fixed the date in the first post and updated the list. We begin tomorrow!
 

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Count me in! I support the going in the woods.

I'm actually about to look at November's posts since I am finally able to!
 

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First post is up! I have given you guys a setting--woods--a goal--a badass free Xmas tree--and three characters to follow up on, play against each other, or ignore. Have at it!

Ralph Pines gets 250 words to continue the tale.
 

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First post is up! I have given you guys a setting--woods--a goal--a badass free Xmas tree--and three characters to follow up on, play against each other, or ignore. Have at it!

Ralph Pines gets 250 words to continue the tale.

O-o-o, nice start. But where do you come up with those names?:)
 

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I am sorry, but please take me out.
I don't have internet at home and I can't check often nor quickly read the posts of fellow bloggers. I just know that I will fall behind since we are doing a continued story between us all. And I don't want my lack of internet to interfere with this story!
 

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