About the Contest
Kaitlyn Sanchez (https://kaitlynleannsanchez.com/) and Lydia Lukidis (https://lydialukidis.wordpress.com/) host the Fall Writing Frenzy (#fallwritingfrenzy). The main goal of the competition is for writers to make connections.
Winners recieve professional critiques. Big thanks to the volunteers! (https://lydialukidis.wordpress.com/fall-writing-frenzy-2020-donors/).
The rules are pretty simple.
- Choose 1 of the 15 photos provided as inspiration.
- Write a poem or story based on the photo (literal, metaphorical, emotional, etc.)
- Pick 200 or fewer words from your piece
- Post submission on a personal blog.
- Officially enter competition Oct 1-3rd.
I had a blast writing my story for this competition!
PB Fiction / 199 Words/ Based on Image 6/ Starting in the middle of my story
WOLFIE MUFFIN and the BIG BAD WOLF CLUB
Wolfie Muffin had everything on the list. One last step. Deliver the items to Wolf Headquarters. BUT, Wolf Headquarters was located in the middle of Dark Forest and Wolfie was SCARED of Dark Forest.
In fact, he never placed one hairy toe beyond the first tree.
Wolfie tried taking one sloooowww step into the dark. He quickly stepped out. Wolfie’s heart was beating fast.
Next, he attempted two slooowwww steps, followed by a quick spin and a leap out.
Wolfie stared longingly from the edge of the woods. He really wanted to join the Big Bad Wolf Club. He worked hard to get this far, but Wolfie Muffin was just too scared.
Wolfie sat down. He looked at his photo with sheep. Wolfie nibbled on a little food from Red. He made a pile out of the chinny-chin-chin hair.
As Wolfie began to pack up, one of his Big Bad Wolf action figures fell out of his bag.
Looking at the toy, Wolfie remembered he always loved the Big Bad Wolves because they were smart, determined, and brave.
Wolfie Muffin realized if he wanted to be a Big Bad Wolf, he needed to act like a Big Bad Wolf.
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I was wondering what Wolfie would do. And I don’t think I would have minded had he decided to stay on this side of this forest! Good job and good luck!
Great twist on a classic!
Cute. Love the action figure and references to the bad wolf stories. 😊
Thanks. I just read your take on the same photo. I love what different stories we came up with using the same photo. 🙂
I love a fairy tale character twist or spin off, so this was a lot of fun to read. I enjoyed the details you added in from the original story – super clever. Good luck!
Thank you Alicia. Best of luck to you too!
This is such a cute story!
Thank you for taking the time to stop by, read and comment. 🙂 Can’t wait to check out your submission. 🙂
What a cool take on the Red Riding Hood tale. I love Wolfie and would love to hear more stories about him!
Yay! You made my day. I think complimenting someone else’s story character(s) may be the highest form of praise. Hahaha. I am heading over right now to check out your submission! 🙂
Wolfie is an adorable character, Jamie, and I hope you develop him into a story beyond this contest! You make such brilliant allusions to other fairy tales, such as when Wolfie sits down and looks at his photo with sheep, nibbles on some food from Red, and makes a pile of chinny-chin-chin hair. LOL. And Wolf Headquarters! Genius. Can’t wait to read the whole Wolfie series someday soon.
Wow Anne. What kind things to say. Thank you very much. Your words mean a lot to me. I can’t wait to read your entry. 🙂
Feeling the woods and Wolfie’s dilemma. Well done! good luck!
Thank You! I just checked out your entry. You tackled one of the scarier photos with rhyme! Good job to you! Best luck.
Jamie, I love this piece! I enjoyed the allusions to fairy tales! Your piece inspired me to face my fears, just like Wolfie! 🙂
Thanks for taking the time to read it! Happy we could connect on Instagram. 🙂
This can be a great picture book. I want to see how he will transform into a brave, but maybe not Bad wolf. I would love to see this story.
Thanks Ana! 🙂
Thanks for sharing this twist on wolfy tales with the Fall Writing Frenzy!
Thank you for hosting such a fun contest!
Love the fairy tale inspiration. Such a great take on this photo. Good luck!