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Group 1

 

Challenge #2 assignment

GENRE - Suspense

LOCATION - A pet shop

OBJECT - A trash can

 

The title and synopsis for the top 5 stories will be announced here soon.

The top 10 writers in the group will advance to the 2nd round. (* = top 10)

 

Group Standings

          POINTS
  Group Last Name First Name Country Team #1 #2 #3 #4 Total
* 1 Raftery Jill USA   18 25     43
* 1 Lund Stuart UK   20 20     40
* 1 Mortensen Jason USA The Big Easy 14 22     36
* 1 Hearn Brent USA   22 12     34
* 1 Merrow Scott USA   16 18     34
* 1 Collins Margaret USA   25 8     33
* 1 Sowards Catharine USA   12 16     28
* 1 Braverman Arin USA   8 10     18
* 1 Halko John USA   4 14     18
* 1 kinney beverly USA   6 6     12
1 Flynn Thomas USA   10       10
1 Nobles Corry USA   5       5
1 Ruopp Stephanie USA   3       3
1 Lynagh Andrew USA           0
1 Vayner Natasha USA           0
1 Yates John USA           0

 

 

Challenge #1 Top 5 Stories

GENRE - Historical Fiction  LOCATION - A basement  OBJECT - A bicycle

 

#1  'All In' by Margaret Collins    SYNOPSIS - Two brothers gamble to see who will leave their home, and who will stay, during the Great Depression.

 

#2  'Unfathomable' by Brent Hearn    SYNOPSIS - Two men play poker to determine the timeline of a pivotal moment in the course of human history.

 

#3  'The Bicycle in The Basement' by Stuart Lund    SYNOPSIS - A story of believing in something that sees two brothers trapped in a basement during a wartime air raid, and only the bicycle there can see them through.

 

#4  'Hymn on a Six-String' by Jill Raftery    SYNOPSIS - With the basement of his youth as the catalyst, a man revisits his memories of being a teenager in the late sixties, trying to understand life with his best friend.

 

#5  'Still Waters Run Deep' by Scott Merrow    SYNOPSIS - During the Great Depression, and while prohibition is still the law of the land, Gerard and his dim-witted friend Hap try to make some money operating a still in Gerard's basement.  Their enterprise seems to be working fine ... until Hap finds a baseball.

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

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