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Friday, August 8, 2008

Contest #1

This is the first contest entry I submitted.
The Rules: 150 words exactly, no more, no less. The story must include the words: Preliminary, contrary, yellow, dying and draw.

My Submission

“Forget them” I said. Since I had already won the preliminary round, I knew I had the right stuff to win the art exhibition, despite what they said. Words of jealousy and hatred, that’s all they are.

They think I can’t do it. On the contrary, I am quite skilled. In fact, since I was a child I could draw, paint and sculpt masterpieces. I’ll show them creativity, I’ll show them what avant-garde really means. I’ll make them eat their words!

I’ve tried my pallet in blue, yellow and green but they just won’t do. Red, blood red, that’s the color to show my passion. Wait until they see the work a true artist creates when they give everything, even their last breath.

With blood as my pallet, my torn fingers as brushes, I will show them I’ve got what it takes to create something great, art worth dying for.

I won first place with this submission, click here to see the contest thread

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