#SSC 5/ April24-30th

157d46d349b250abd9ad5730f367f942It’s Sunday Funday, and what does that mean? It means we have a lucky new winner for the third Sunday Scribble Challenge, and a brand NEW challenge to build those writing muscles!

Voting polls are now open for #SSC 4. I’m not gonna lie, it wasn’t our liveliest challenge, with only two submissions. *insert cricket chirping* Where were you guys, anyway? Was the challenge too long?? I did promise to keep these things short and sweet, after all. (That’s why this week’s challenge is going to be whittled down to ONE sentence. ‘Cause we can all do that.)

BUT we still need a winner for #SSC 4, so we’ve opened the voting to EVERYONE, regardless of whether you entered the challenge or not! Did you hear that? That means YOU can vote! Email: Sundayscribblechallenge@gmail.com. Place the lucky author’s name in the HEADER of your email.

familyThe winner for the third Scribbles on Cocktail Napkins Sunday Scribble Challenge (and the one with the MOST submissions to date) is Ah Dad:  Devoted husband, loving dad, business traveler, fitness fanatic wannabe, bloggerenthusiastic twittee, and laugher of life.

The prompt for that week?

In just two sentences, provide your reader with a subtle clue to reveal your character is LYING.

The  winning submission:

“It wasn’t me”, cried Jimmy, as he stood with hanging shoulders next to the shattered cookie jar on the floor. If only he took the time to wipe his mouth before Mom stormed into the kitchen.

Thank you for rocking the challenge, Ah Dad! While I did a little rooting around your blog for your name, I came up empty. What is your name anyway? Do you have a secret identity? Is your secret identity Batman? Boy, that would be a twist. 130xtb

(Okay, maybe it’s Pieter) ANYWAY, Pieter, I’d like to invite you and/or your work to be featured in an upcoming post on Scribbles on Cocktail Napkins. This can be done in whatever way you like. A reblog, a guest blog, a new interview about a favorite project, or even a small sample of your latest book along with a purchasing link. You decide!

Now, without any further ado, let’s get to our next Scribble Challenge!! Here’s the ONE SENTENCE prompt (as promised) for the next challenge:


A six word story might seem a little impossible. But, it’s not! Check out one of the most famous six word stories of all time, written by Ernest Hemmingway–

For Sale: Baby shoes, never worn.

Here are a few other examples to get your brain in gear:

“Rapunzel! I am slipping! A wig?!”

Misleadingly deep puddle. Curious child missing.

“I love you, too,” she lied.

Artificial limb, bungie jump-bad idea.

The Rules for this challenge? You have six days to ruminate if you need them. (But you shouldn’t, ’cause it’s a six word story, mmmkay?) Post one submission to the prompt in the comment section below. The deadline? Saturday, April 30th @noon Atlantic Daylight Time.

  • Encourage other Scribblers. Try to comment (reply) to at least three other submissions during the week.
  • After the deadline, VOTE for your favorite submission by emailing: Sundayscribblechallenge@gmail.com. Place the lucky author’s name in the HEADER of your email.



VOTE FOR LAST WEEK’S CHALLENGE!! EMAIL YOUR VOTES TO Sundayscribblechallenge@gmail.com.

Trolls will be escorted back to their bridge with a flaming stick of dynamite.


79 thoughts on “#SSC 5/ April24-30th

  1. Sorry about last week, I just couldn’t think of something. Was a hard week. Congrats Ah Dad! Now let’s see if I can come up with something for this one. Six words, eh? Hmmmm….. Ok here is mine……..

    Stormy night. Checked in Hotel California.

    Liked by 4 people

    • “How they dance in the courtyard, sweet summer sweat.
      Some dance to remember, some dance to forget.”
      LOVE that song.
      Great entry!
      Thanks for making your way back to the challenge, it’s always great to see you here.
      Looking forward to your guest blog on Tuesday, Jackie!!

      Liked by 2 people

  2. I’m still in a state of shock. And that’s not my submission by the way, as it is 7 words. It’s the simple truth! Thanks for all the votes. I feel like an Idols finalist.

    Here’s my attempt:

    The meatloaf tasted funny. Where’s Grandma?

    Liked by 6 people

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