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Winners of the Holiday Jamboree!

Microfiction challenge

By Real PoeticPublished 3 months ago β€’ 1 min read
Top Story - December 2023
Winners of the Holiday Jamboree!
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Prompt: Write a microfiction story about a holiday party that went either terribly wrong or surprisingly well.

Qualifications: Your story cannot exceed 300 words, and it must be submitted to the fiction community to be considered.

πŸ₯‡ 1st place: $10.00

Celia in Underland

πŸ₯ˆ 2nd place: $5.00

Matthew Fromm

πŸ₯‰ 3rd place: $2.00

J.S. Wade


Honorable Mention πŸ’«

Cathy Holmes

I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday season, and thank you to all that joined in! It was a pleasure to read your work!

Congratulations to the winners! 🎊

-R.P. ❀️


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Real Poetic

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I write poetry & short stories.

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Excellent work. Looking forward to reading more!

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  1. Compelling and original writing

    Creative use of language & vocab

  2. Easy to read and follow

    Well-structured & engaging content

  3. Heartfelt and relatable

    The story invoked strong personal emotions

  1. Masterful proofreading

    Zero grammar & spelling mistakes

  2. On-point and relevant

    Writing reflected the title & theme

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  • JBaz3 months ago

    Every one of these ar awesome choices and winners.

  • What an excellent challenge & wonderful microfiction stories.

  • The Dani Writer3 months ago

    Congratulations, you winners, you! Yays!!!

  • Dana Crandell3 months ago

    Aw, I had one but got busy and forgot the deadline. No matter, these picks are great! Congratulations, winners, and to RP for the TS!

  • Tressa Rose3 months ago

    Man how did I miss this?? Congrats to the winners!

  • Rene Peters3 months ago

    Congrats to the winners!

  • Lamar Wiggins3 months ago

    I started an entry for this but forgot to check out the deadline again. Congrats to all the winners. I need to read Scott's entry. Read the others. And Congrats on another successful challenge RP! πŸ₯‡πŸ₯‡πŸ₯‡

  • Grz Colm3 months ago

    Excellent - congrats to all the winners that placed! πŸ‘πŸ‘ And good job on your top story R.P! πŸ˜πŸ‘

  • Cathy holmes3 months ago

    Congrats on the TS.

  • Rene Volpi 3 months ago

    That was a great idea. Some folks are so talented that all they need is the prompt and a little encouragement. Congrats to the winners!

  • Donna Fox (HKB)3 months ago

    I love that you do this!! You make running challenges seem so fun! πŸ’š Congrats to all the winners!! Great work and congrats on Top Story!

  • Daphsam3 months ago

    Congrats to all! These are fantastic!

  • ROCK 3 months ago

    Love he variety of styles; continue following your unique voices! Cheers!

  • Leslie Writes3 months ago

    Congrats to all! Nicely done! I’ve got some reading to do! Thank you for putting this challenge together, Real Poetic. It was fun to participate 😊

  • Celia in Underland3 months ago

    Wow! Really was not expecting that! Thank you so much! And thank you for the prompt, it was super fun! πŸ€πŸŽ…

  • Wooohooooo congratulations to all the winners!

  • Babs Iverson3 months ago

    Woohoo!!! Congratulations!!!πŸ’•β€οΈβ€οΈ

  • Tiffany Gordon 3 months ago

    Congratulations Everyone! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

  • Cathy holmes3 months ago

    Great choices. Congrats to the winners and thank you. This was a great challenge..

  • Fantastic! I will be reading those today. I intended to write something for your challenge, but my schedule has been hectic (and microfiction is always such a challenge for me!)

  • J. S. Wade3 months ago

    Congratulations Celia and Matthew And Cathy. Thank you so much Real Poetic ! This was fun! πŸ₯°

  • Mother Combs3 months ago

    Congratulations to the winners!! All wonderful stories!

  • Matthew Fromm3 months ago

    aww thanks I'm glad you enjoyed it! and thank you for running this prompt!

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