January 2022 Year of the Ox Writing Contest Prompts : )

Happy New Year.  This month, let’s go for 100 to 500 words.  This time, I’m thinking of new things.  New looks, new cars, new ideas, new shoes, new names, new games, new loves, new moves, new homes, new years, new _________. So let’s do between 100 and 500 words on new _________. Or, as always,…

December 2021 Year of the Ox Bamboo Shoots Writing Contest Winners : )

Ho ho ho, Happy New Year to you.  May 2022 be a good one for you and everyone else. We got winners.  Yeah!  You all win the always treasured 10 Bamboo Bucks to use in the BRP online store.  Send a message to [email protected] to get the code you’ll need when you check out.  Just…

December 2021 Year of the Ox Writing Contest Prompts : )

Okay, November entries were great, so let’s try this.  Either choose something else in the space where you write that triggers another piece of writing, or go into another room/area next to where you write and choose something there. Right next to my computer is a picture of a place called Cafe Bon Bon.  It’s…

November 2021 Year of the Ox Bamboo Shoots Writing Contest Winners : )

Aloha to all you Thanksgiving survivors, and welcome to the Thunderdome that is spending all your money on holiday presents you think might be good choices.  I have one sister who loves anything.  Buying done.  And one sister who hates everything.  Buying done, and dreading the reaction. But enough about my family problems.  Here we…

October 2021 Year of the Ox Bamboo Shoots Writing Contest Winners : )

Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas.  Oh, wait, I think I jumped the gun here.  I’ll have to show more restraint on the holiday cheer front, like retailers do. Kayden, let us cut the proverbial chase.  Once upon a time, Darrell Lum and Eric Chock planted a very special tree in the back yard of the…

Writing Prompts (to Potentially Ignore) for the November Year of the Ox Bamboo Shoots Writing Contest

Hmmm, let try something new.  How about this.  Look around where you are right now and choose something to write about.  Just don’t write about Christmas yet, okay?  Hold back for now, just like the retailers do. That’s right.  You get to choose your own topic. All entries must be between 100 words minimum and…

Year of the Ox — October 2021 Contest

Okay, for October the word counts are exactly 100 or exactly 500. Topic #1 Surprise!  It’s Halloween.  Candy, ghosts, costumes, anything associated with it. Topic #2 Surprise!  It’s ghosts.  Ooooooo. Topic #3 Surprises.  Any kind.  Good, bad, ugly, good-looking, funny, serious, happy, sad. Remember, these are only suggested prompts.  Use them as springboards, or jump…

September Winners in the Year of the Ox Bamboo Shoots Writing Contest : )

Wella wella wella, huh, tell me more, tell me more.  So summer’s gone, school’s in session, and Halloween beckons. Here’s a scary fact.  Darrell and Eric said they could only afford to give away 20 Bamboo Bucks this time, so the winners are Joy Gold and Doreen Beyer.  Lanning, sorry, you just missed.  You knew…

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…

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