Come one come all (and that’s the way we like it) for the First Annual Cocktail Hour Writing Challenge. Are you over 18 years in age (mentality of a 5th grader is okay), have a knack for spinning a good tale? Want to talk about good tail? All you need to do is write a short story with a word count of no less than 10,000 and no more than 30,000. The catch is, and there is always a catch, you must use the phrases “Cocktail Hour” and “bearded clam” in the story. How much easier could it be? There will be a nominal prize as the owners of this here show have limited budgets. As usual, Cocktail Hour has the final say of any content posted on our show. Oh, and don’t forget to have your story looked at by a friend or two before submitting your work of art. All entries should be submitted in a Word or Pages document no later than midnight central standard time, October 15, 2011. Email entries to email@example.com
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