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January, 2022 prompt
Use one of these situations in your story. You do not need to quote the prompts word-for-word in your story.

Ruby loaded her Glock with four bullets, one for each member of her family.


Ruby peered through the door's peephole and caught a surprising glimpse of the deliveryman's face before he slipped on his N95 mask.
(01/02/2022: I simplified this prompt to make it less proscriptive)

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Special Focus (see Craft Focus below):
Ruby's goals, obstacles, and stakes (the consequences of achieving or not achieving her goals).
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Contest open for entries until we receive ten stories or 8:00AM Janurary 31, 2022, whichever happens first.
Assuming we don't close early, the contest closes in
Two entries so far. EIght positions available.
Questions or comments about the contest? Please check the "Crosstimbers Contest FAQ or contact Max Griffin πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ or Carol St.Ann .

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by Max Griffin πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ  •  01-24-22 @ 1:11 pm
by Sumojo  •  01-24-22 @ 5:10 am
by iluvhorses  •  01-19-22 @ 11:19 pm
by D. Reed Whittaker  •  01-13-22 @ 3:53 pm
by Starling  •  07-15-22 @ 12:05 pm
by Max Griffin πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ  •  01-07-22 @ 2:01 pm
by LostGhost: Seeking & Learning  •  01-04-22 @ 10:44 am
by Sumojo  •  12-21-21 @ 10:57 pm
by Max Griffin πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ  •  12-21-21 @ 11:49 am

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