Contest - 2022-Micro-01 - Green

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  We were intrigued by all the different responses to our “green” prompt.  These stories ran the gamut from horror to healing, from baking a mousse to planting tomatoes. We were treated to mudslides, flags, violins and even M & M candies!  Many of you also experimented with new writing forms, which are an inspiration to everyone. Once again, we are delighted with the endless imaginations of all you great writers. Our Patrons do us proud!

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2022-Micro-01 - "Green"

With spring just around the corner, the color that is foremost in our thoughts is … green!
And of course we all know green is more than just a color. It has so many meanings, all of them worthy of a story or two! There are greenhorns, green pastures, village greens, green lights, green tea.  What or who else is green? Climate change activists, money, shamrocks, envy … the list goes on and on.
What other meanings spring to your mind, as you explore this wonderful prompt?
We invite you to enter a story with 100 words of less inspired by your own interpretation of our “green” prompt.  We can’t wait to see what all of you come up with! 
Here are some previous 100-word stories to inspire you:

Good luck in the contest!

Double-check your story against the rules, and make all corrections BEFORE you submit!  Multiple entries of the same story will be disqualified.

Ensure your submission follows these rules:
  • Correct length (100 words or less)
  • Correct spelling and grammar
  • Family-friendly content
Be sure to include some form of the word "green"!
We are committed to strict moderation and curation to ensure that all content adheres to our family-friendly policy.  In order to have the best chance for your content to be published, you should avoid the following topics:
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    Margarida Brei
    Margarida Brei(@margarida-brei)
    1 year ago

    Thank you Voice.Club for the opportunity to write a drabble. A challenge indeed to write a story with beginning, middle and end in one hundred words exactly. For me, the theme “green” conjures up images of paints, spring, grass, gardens and conservation. Congratulations for encouraging the creative spirit in writers.

    Brinda Greenblatt
    Brinda Greenblatt(@brinda-greenblatt)
    1 year ago

    Thanks for reading my story about time and for the encouraging words. I’m new to flash fiction and it presents new writing challenges, but it’s fun and helps refine the craft.

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