Category Archives: 2012-06-04 to 2012-07-15 – Pitchin’

Pitch: At the bus station

bus station

Tell us a story of the people at the bus station: a ticket inspector; someone waiting for an arrival; someone leaving town with just the shirt on their back.

Make it a big(ish) one: three weeks, 500 words.

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Pitch: Bookmarked!

bookmarked

Bookmarked!
So that you don’t forget.

Paper, virtual, or mental.
Tell a story of some hot bookmarking action.

Project lasts two weeks: one story a week, 100 words a story.

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Pitch: Decision, Consequence

network

Stories about the possibilities of every decision we make.

Week 1: a 300 word story that leads up to a decision.

Weeks 2, 3, and 4: each week, a 300 word story about the (different) decision made and the consequences of it.

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Pitch: Taxi!

taxi

Stories told in the 2nd person of an everyday ride that takes a turn for the unexpected. The ride should last about 250 words, and take about two weeks to write down.

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Pitch: My Favourite Pair Of Shoes

shoes

Are they the brand new pair bought from big shiny sports store, or the roughed-up work boots found at the flea market? Why are they the favourite pair?

Write the story in 250 words over two weeks.

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Pitch: Infected

infected

The story of a new disease and Patient Zero.

Two weeks, 250 words.

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Food from Foreign Climes

Travelling and eating is challenging even for the most seasoned traveller – linguistic ambiguity, weird cultures and just the plain bizarre nature of things folk eat team up to provide …  narrative.

A short story humorous or insightful – 250-350 words around this theme.

2 weeks to – eat it.

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