So, one thing is clear in the #MWWC7 Challenge. I am doing a poor job as host. I’ve been remiss in reminders and promotions. I apologize. I’m knee-deep in tile samples and cabinet quotes. I’ve been shaping satin and making pin-the-nose on Olaf games for my daughter’s Frozen birthday party. My creative juices are running dry, but hopefully things are different for you. Hopefully you’re using the snowdrifts and arctic attacks as fuel for your writing fire.
You’ve got ten days to show us what stirs your devotion. Or someone else’s. Or maybe you can just talk about what you drink when you watch Sandy serenade Danny. For some inspiration, check out Foxress’ love of Madeira on her blog, From Vinho Verde to Barolo with Love.
Send me your links when you have them and I’ll post below. In the meantime, stay warm and wish me luck on my attempt to sew an Elsa dress.
Last month I decided to join a group of very talented wine writers in a monthly creative writing challenge centered around…you guessed it…wine. The competition began six months ago around the idea that it is easy to get bogged down in the facts and figures of wine writing. The Drunken Cyclist thought it would be both unifying and inspiring to have a themed writing challenge and MWWC was born.
I was blown away to find that I won last month’s competition based on the theme, Mystery. Apparently my encounter with the host with the most and his “friends” resonated. What is the prize? Having the honor of hosting the next month’s challenge. That means coming up with a theme, broad but not too broad, that will inspire other writers to write, fiction or non-fiction. So, after much thought…
If you look at the title and you’re a TLA (three-letter acronym)…
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