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April Writing Challenge

Welcome, Germies, to this month’s writing challenge! This challenge will begin today and will end April 30th. However, you are welcome to come back anytime to complete the challenge and submit your story below in the comments section. We will pick a few of our favorites that are submitted during this month, though, and they will be featured in our Lit section.

Writing Challenge:

– Write a short story that’s no longer than 700 words. 

– Your story must include all of the following items:

 a key
• a river
• a scarf


Submitting for this challenge is easy. Simply email your story to Put “April Writing Challenge” as the subject of your email, and include your name, age, and country in the body of your message. If you have any questions, or if you’re having problems submitting, feel free to email me at

Everyone who completes the challenge will be responded to and informed as to whether or not their piece has been chosen to be featured. Since the deadline for this challenge is April 30th, do not expect an email from us until May.

To prevent the possibility of our emails ending up in your spam folder, be sure to add to your contacts list.

Literary Editor/Copy Editor/Managing Editor Briana Bailey has a passion and appreciation for art, including music, writing, photography, and drawing. Her love for reading is why she wishes to one day copy edit novels. Yes, this means she is one of those people who really likes grammar. No, she is not one of those people who corrects other people's grammar when they talk.  (Don't believe her?  Email her at


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