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Group 15

Word Assignment:  better

 

TOP 5 STORIES / WRITERS

The writers below advance to the finals kicking off at 7PM EST on Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

 

Bill's last thought was that the 6 uptown was better before the conductors were replaced with artificially intelligent bears.  CREATED BY Patricia Mastricolo [15]


From my blanket, I watched the surf. "It doesn't get any better than this."
From his time machine, me from 2023 sighed. "No, it doesn't." CREATED BY Chris Bridges [15]


An angel perched on a rooftop listens to a boy's prayer. The boy prays to be an angel, but The Angel knows better as he prayed to be a boy. CREATED BY Alfredo Salvatore Arcilesi [15] *AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER


“I don’t care for this wheel” – my hamster wished to flee. Better set the little fellow free. And time for tea: my hamster and me. CREATED BY Sarah Maynard [15]


Her voice shook. “It would be better if you left.” I stare at her, incredulous. “Is this all because I ate your M&Ms?” “Don’t cheapen this!” CREATED BY Danielle Greengart [15]

 

 

TOP 25 STORIES:

"Ham is better, butter is best, leave the biscuits for all the rest!" said the Mad Hatter, as I tried to burn his hat with my angry gaze. CREATED BY Alex Decaneas [15]


"You'd better be telling the truth." I looked at the devices sitting in pools of blood on the floor. Craigslist. Why did I agree to come? CREATED BY Tim Atkins [15]


"This had better be good!" "It's not." (pause) "Oh well, show me anyways." CREATED BY Daniel VanderMolen [15]


My daddy taught me better. I KNOW better. Yet, here I am in the trunk of this car…about to pass out. God, I have things to do tomorrow. CREATED BY Gina McCune [15]


Oct 31st. X-mas tree in little Eve's room. Her mom hopes celebrating early will make Eve feel better for she will not live to see Dec 25th. CREATED BY Alfredo Salvatore Arcilesi [15]


Bill's last thought was that the 6 uptown was better before the conductors were replaced with artificially intelligent bears.  CREATED BY Patricia Mastricolo [15]


Good, better, best. Never let it rest. First comes the good, then the better best. CREATED BY Ricardo Bueno [15]
Meg admired the crown she'd won at prom and texted her BFF, Liz. "How u feeling?" "Better," Liz punched back. Meg smelled a typo and smiled. CREATED BY Rose Gorman [15]


"Better half, my eye!" muttered Hazel as she wiped Hector's blood from her sleeve. "Forty years & he tries to poison me. We die together." CREATED BY C. Gayle Seaman [15]


The smell of bleach overpowered her senses. She shrugged. Better than blood stains on the floor. CREATED BY Shennandoah Diaz [15]


Mommy, is daddy hurting you? The starry eyed five year old became witness to adulthood. The better part of her life is over. CREATED BY Sarah Maynard [15]


"From my blanket, I watched the surf. ""It doesn't get any better than this."
From his time machine, me from 2023 sighed. ""No, it doesn't."" CREATED BY Chris Bridges [15]


“Dad, do you like Zoe better than me?” “Hmm, how much do you like Zoe?” “Dad, could you be more sarcastic?” “All I can do is try, son.” CREATED BY Chris Cooper [15]


A dog guarding the crosswalk snarled, “Better watch where you’re going, chicken.” Gulping, I stepped off the curb and faced the Other Side. CREATED BY Danielle Greengart [15]


An angel perched on a rooftop listens to a boy's prayer. The boy prays to be an angel, but The Angel knows better as he prayed to be a boy. CREATED BY Alfredo Salvatore Arcilesi [15]


Sheila knew it was better to have lived and loved, but cliches were less comforting than arson on a cold February night.  CREATED BY Patricia Mastricolo [15]


I looked at Daddy, all duct taped up and stuck to the chair. “Got a better idea?” I pondered. “No Sis.” “Ok, so go get the shotgun already.” CREATED BY Tim Atkins [15]


“I don’t care for this wheel” – my hamster wished to flee. Better set the little fellow free. And time for tea: my hamster and me. CREATED BY Sarah Maynard [15]
"That's it, I have to know. You've been with me and with Mike. Which one is the better man?""
I smiled. ""The one who didn't have to ask."" CREATED BY Chris Bridges [15]


Against my better judgment, I dipped my face in the pit of flesh eating ants. Seriously, I've always wanted to be a reality show superstar. CREATED BY Alex Decaneas [15]

A concise history of humanity: "My way is better than yours, lets fight." CREATED BY Daniel VanderMolen [15]


Her voice shook. “It would be better if you left.” I stare at her, incredulous. “Is this all because I ate your M&Ms?” “Don’t cheapen this!” CREATED BY Danielle Greengart [15]


It’s all better down here. You feel better, look better, act more natural. Come on down here…we’re always open. Your first time's free. CREATED BY Gina McCune [15]


Ooh! Fat cheeks & dimples for knuckles. This baby's a cutey! "You better be careful," its mother said, rubbing her chest. "This one bites." CREATED BY Rose Gorman [15]


He thought it’d be better to tell the truth. As the blood gurgled in his chest, he remembered what his dad told him about jealous women. CREATED BY Shennandoah Diaz [15]
 

 

 

GROUP PARTICIPANTS:

Group Last Name First Name City State / Province Country
15 Arcilesi Alfredo Salvatore Toronto Ontario Canada
15 Atkins Tim Atlanta GA USA
15 Bridges Chris Orange City FL 32763
15 Brown Stephen Blyth Northumberland England
15 Cooper Chris Ooltewah TN USA
15 Dais Jack Denver CO USA
15 Davenport Jamie Los Angeles CA USA
15 Decaneas Alex Jersey City NJ USA
15 Diaz Shennandoah Austin Texas USA
15 Ferguson Cynthia San Diego CA USA
15 George Kaye Taylor TX USA
15 Gorman Rose Brooklyn NY US
15 Greengart Danielle New York NY 10023
15 Guerena Tony San Diego CA USA
15 Innes Erikka San Jose CA USA
15 Jackson Gwen Salisbury NC USA
15 joyce simmons los angeles california united states
15 Mastricolo Patricia Brooklyn NY USA
15 Maynard Sarah San Diego California USA
15 McCune Gina Longmont CO USA
15 Nappi Louis Fairfield NJ United States
15 Nava Lisa Oggiono LC Italy
15 Seaman C. Gayle Vancouver BC CANADA
15 Shawhan Suzanne San Jose California Santa Clara
15 VanderMolen Daniel Portland OR USA
15 Willingham Patti Austin TX USA

 

 

 

 

 

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