And the Winners Are...

 

Audience Choice

Al thought his 90th birthday surprise party was over the top: angelic choirs, dead celebrity impersonators, a guy dressed like God. Oh wait… by Danielle Thorsen (Website | Twitter)

 

Judges' Choice

The soldier lay alone on the battlefield, recalling his 7th bday surprise: a puppy. Now it licked his face as the white light enveloped him. by Jason Robbins (E-Mail Jason "Thanks to everyone for the support. Open to all writing and editing assignments. Please e-mail to discuss." - Jason)

 

 

Top 25 Stories

The Tweet Me A Story Contest started with nearly 1,000 writers that were challenged to create original 140 character stories based on a word assignment.  After 2 rounds of competition, the audience and judges have narrowed down the field to 25 talented writers.  For updates on the competition and other exciting challenges, make sure join our mailing list (bottom right) and follow us on facebook and twitter

 

"Ryan why is your baby brother wrapped in Air Mail tape?" "Mom! You didn't wait for me to yell SURPRISE! Now go back out and come in again." by Chelsea Biondolillo (Website | Twitter)


“A second date??” she repeated. “Do I detect surprise?” he asked. “Horror. Trepidation. Revulsion.” "Got it. Thanks," he said.
by Tricia Hagerty


“I’ve got a surprise,” she whispered. “I’m not wearing any underwear.” He just rolled his eyes. Bedpan duty was truly starting to suck.
by JJ Gray


“So what‘s the big surprise?” she asked her husband, the scientist. He sighed. “My experiment worked. I’m pregnant. But it isn’t yours."
by Leslie Ann Campbell
(Website | Twitter)


Surprise me,” he said. She served a plate of bacon, the pieces spelling out “I want a divorce.” He had to admit he didn’t expect the bacon.
by Dan Cabrera


After thousands of years, her heart was beating. Onlookers gasped; she sat up and looked around her cage. Surprise was an understatement.
by Erin McGechaen
(Twitter)


Al thought his 90th birthday surprise party was over the top: angelic choirs, dead celebrity impersonators, a guy dressed like God. Oh wait…
by Danielle Thorsen
(Website | Twitter)


Dracula reeled back in surprise, his fangs broken. "Welcome to the 21st century," the cyborg smirked.
by Susan Remondi
(Website | Twitter)


He settled on 'going for ice cream.' Excited, his daughter told him to surprise her for her flavor. But then the door closed for good.
by Paul Teel


Her father almost cried when he saw her graduate. But she was sure it was more from surprise than pride, and she hated him for that.
by Shane Tilston
(Twitter)


Her look of horrified surprise at his proposal made Brian wonder if the clown costume had been a mistake.
by Jen McCreary
(Website)


His tiny face beams with joy and surprise when I pick him up from daycare each afternoon. I wonder how it will look when I don't come back.
by Keelie Sheridan
(Website | Twitter)


I never want to forget the surprise on her face when I proposed. And, thanks to a sharp knife, some fixative, and a frame, I never have to.
by Chris Bridges
(Website | Twitter)


Imagine my surprise when I tripped over Tom in my driveway. Didn’t I just see him at the bar? And why did he crawl under my truck?
by Nicholas Henriquez


It came as no surprise to Cheryl, discovering a strange bra under their bed. What surprised her was the accompanying photo of Ed wearing it.
by Carolee Eubanks


It’s always a surprise when your pants are pulled down in public. I guess nobody will ever forget my Grandpa's eulogy. Thanks a lot, Dad.
by David Salowe
(Twitter)


Much to her surprise, using the tazer again on her now unconscious ex was the one thing in their relationship that felt completely right.
by Robert Cerio


No, the big surprise came later when they came to and realized they’d all dreamt about wrestling a leprechaun into the trunk of the car.
by Amanda Bhuket
(Twitter)


Professor the said, “surprise a was that, well.” Backwards run to began time, on machine the switched they when.
by Jonathan Pinnock
(Website | Twitter)


She stared at the baby with surprise and regret. He looked just like his father, the DJ. She’d hoped he would look like her fiancé, the MD.
by Fawn Rechkemmer
(Website | Twitter)


Strung up. Bashed to bits by greedy imps. My entrails gathered upon the floor. Your surprise party isn’t this pinata’s idea of a good time.
by Angela Guess
(Website | Twitter)


That his face was not built to show grief was no surprise to the robot, yet seeing his forged grin reflect from her dead eyes — unbearable.
by Daniella Bagdadi
(Website | Twitter)


The launch went perfectly. That did not surprise him, the Shuttle Pilot later told reporters. It was the tap on the window while in orbit.
by Bill Bibo Jr


The soldier lay alone on the battlefield, recalling his 7th bday surprise: a puppy. Now it licked his face as the white light enveloped him.
by Jason Robbins


The surprise attack on the fort backfired when Agent Z set off a trap. A pillow fell on his head, to the laughter of his delighted children.
by Howard Rees

 

 

 

 

 

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