aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

Do you think this would be fun?

Portland just had its first Sledgehammer Contest. The goal? Write a short story in 36 hours. You could compete as a team or an individual for $3,000 in prizes. They started at Backspace. “ They were given a writing prompt — incorporate the line "All Girl Summer Fun," taken from the name of the band playing at the cafe that evening — and a clue that would lead them on a citywide scavenger hunt. At each destination, such as Mizu Sushi in downtown and Writers' Dojo in St. Johns, participants received a prompt to inspire characters, dialogue and action.”

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