The Project contest entry

Here's my third and final entry for the Build Creative Writing Ideas 1,000 Prompts, 1,000 Dollars writing contest.  I venture into historical fiction with this entry. The Project Julie Gilbert “Two gallons of lemon flavoring,” Lyle said, reading the front of the carton.  “These fancy scientists can’t do any work without their lemon flavoring, huh?” … Continue reading The Project contest entry

The Amethyst Shield contest entry

Ready for a quick, enticing read?  Here's my second entry for the Build Creative Writing Ideas 1,000 Prompts, 1,000 Dollars Writing Contest. The Amethyst Shield Julie Gilbert Her feet danced over knotted tree roots as she ducked under a pine branch.  It was humid in the forest but she pulled the hood of her cloak … Continue reading The Amethyst Shield contest entry

The Reluctant Vampire contest entry

As promised, here's my first entry in the Build Creative Writing Ideas 1,000 Prompts, 1,000 Dollars Writing Contest. The Reluctant Vampire Julie Gilbert “If we read the text carefully, we see that Decimus is building a compelling case for the Athenians to avoid open battle.  While not the most aggressive strategy, it had its merits.  … Continue reading The Reluctant Vampire contest entry