I have seen a number of hubbers recently express an interest in more Hub Challenges being initiated, so here is one for all the aspiring (and experienced) short fiction writers.
About a year ago I published a hub: http://hubpages.com/literature/Tom-Swif … r-Part-One wherein I explained exactly what a "Tom Swifty" was and began a short story using that type of pun throughout.
The story proved popular and I decided to publish each chapter as a seperate hub. I subsequently wrote: The Case of the Million Dollar Collar Continues, but unfortunately the story didn't reach a conclusion, and I intended to go on an write Part Three. However, that was over six months ago and I still can't come up with a suitable ending. I think my problem is trying to incorporate suitable 'Tom Swifty" puns into the storyline.
Anyway, as I am either not capable or just too lazy to finish the story i thought I would issue a challenge to any other hubbers who are willing to attempt this, to try and add a suitable ending to my story.
The only stipulations or rules are:
1. Use the same characters already introduced in the story
2. Include at least one "Tom Swifty" pun (see definition and examples in Part One of the story) e.g. Addressing the urgent situation Tom Swiftly sprang into action.
OK, so if anyone is bored or need a little prompting to write something, please give this a go. I'd love to read what you come up with. Just leave a link to your hub here (and I will also add the link on my hubs)
"I can't right now because I'm eating a hotdog." I said, frankly.
"I love milking goats." Paradigmsearch uttered.
You lazy... I hardly believe that. I NEED INSPIRATION TO WRITE SOMETHING SO BAD. So I'll give it a go.... but gimmie a chance to read up on them first. .... is that how to spell gimmi.. gimmy... gimmmmmeeee. Arrrrgh... oh well ... Give me. LOL
Susie, that is great news. I was hoping I would get at least one person to accept the challenge. The story needs an ending so bad and believe me I have tried. I was hoping there was someone out there looking for a prompt to kick start their inspiration. Take your time, read the first two parts and see what you can come up with. I am looking forward to it. I think you can spell "gimme" however you want.
Phew... Gimme...of course, that's how you spell it. ..... Ha ha.. I'm on it John. If you like can I have chocolates please????? Ha ha
by BaliMermaid4 years ago
The first part of this challenge would take place within the forum. Hubbers can vote on which entry is the best with the normal vote up, vote down system in place.Once a winner, or perhaps winners are chosen the...
by Randy Godwin5 years ago
Each year I attempt to get into the holiday spirit by inviting Hubbers to publish a Christmas story. No prizes, but the enjoyment of spinning a good tale is often just what is needed to appreciate what this...
by Sarah Spradlin13 days ago
I wrote this in the 9th grade and have always loved it but feel there are some things that could be changed. I would LOVE your thoughts on it. It is very short. Thank you in...
by Diane Inside6 years ago
If you have a funny short story, or joke, let us have it. Here's Mine.A lady was driving with her husband in the car, having a very heated arguement. As the emotions escalated so did the speed of the car. A state...
by Billie Kelpin2 years ago
I've been going back and forth, up and down, and sideways trying to get a short, short story that I wrote the way I want it. I went to critiquecircle (which I highly reccommend for it's excellent set up), but now...
by Simon Cook4 years ago
A challenge to the writers on here - write a story in one tweet and include #onetweetstory = I've already started!
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.