Writing Prompts for the September Year of the Ox Writing Contest

Aloha, writers.  This month again we have no word limit.  Enter as many times as you like.  Ignore all prompts if you wish. From “Spirit Rocks,” by Jim Harstad The bad luck cycle has been stopped in its tracks. * * * * * From “How It’s Hanging,” by Lanning Lee Comedy is the hardest…

August 2021 Year of the Ox Writing Contest Winners : )

Happy September to all our writers.  Here are the August winners.  Each of you has won a much coveted 10 Bamboo Bucks bitcoin.  Oh, wait, we’re still working on production of our bitcoins, so it’s just the usual, old-fashioned, grown by Darrell and Eric on the Bamboo Buck tree in the backyard of the Bamboo…

August 2021 Year of the Ox Writing Prompts : )

Okay, for August, it’s any length any style again.  Here are the topics: 1. Write a 5-page monologue or 10-page scene based on this prompt:  a confrontation between a person and a cockroach, then submit it to the Kumu Kahua Go Try Play Write Contest for August: https://www.kumukahua.org/gotryplaywrite * * * * * 2. From…

July 2021 Year of the Ox Writing Contest Winners : )

Oh oh.  Forgive my tardiness.  I forgot just about everything over the past few days.  But I remember a few things now, like these are the winners for July: Ken Tokuno:  Da Salt Shower Trees Award Alex:  Da Summer Morning Award Fred Peyer:  Da Noble, Generous, Courageous, and Compassionate Cook Award Doreen Beyer:  Da Wow…

July 2021 Year of the Ox Writing Prompt Suggestions

Here are the prompts for July.  There is no specific word count this month.  Write a piece as long or as short as you like.  Again, the suggested prompts may be ignored at will. 1.  From “Today,” by Fred Peyer We will watch old movies without regret * * * 2.  From “Real Courage,” by…

June 2021 Year of the Ox Writing Contest Winners : )

Hey hey hey hey!  Four winners this month.  Each of you can add ten Bamboo Bucks to your account for spending on books and merchandise in the BRP online store.  Before you shop, send an email message to [email protected] so you can get the code to use for your ten Bamboo Bucks credit when you…

Writing Prompts for the June 2021 Year of the Ox Writing Contest

Okay, here at the prompts for June.  Remember, these prompts are springboards, so no crack your head on the board when you hit um instead of the pool, and no need to use them if you want to write about something else. This month instead of 250 words or fewer, we’re going for exactly 250…

May 2021 Winners of the Bamboo Shoots Writing Contest

Ho!  Whoa!  Lots of winners this month.  Everybody listed here wins the much coveted 10 Bamboo Bucks Award that you can use to buy books and merchandise in the BRP online store. Make sure to request a code you can enter when you check out of the store in order to get your 10 Bamboo…

Writing Prompts for the May 2021 Year of the Ox Bamboo Ridge Writing Contest — 250 Words (Max)

A very Happy May to all of you writers, and a special aloha to all you Kalani High School Falcons.  There are three writing prompts for this month’s contest.  Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to write a piece of any kind, a story, a poem, an observation, a dialog, a personal…

More writing prompts for 04/2021, pieces of both 25 and 100 words : )

Again, friends, Jim Harstad has suggested this month’s writing contest rules.  Here they are: First, write a piece that is either exactly 25 or exactly 100 words long. Then, if you wrote a 25-word piece, you must expand that to exactly 100 words, then publish both those pieces together on the contest site. If you…

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