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Cheers to 10 WORDS: A 10-word story challenge

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1. Write a nanofiction story of exactly 10 words.
2. Post it as a reply in this thread.
3. Earn a Challenge Champ badge!

The fine print:
• You may enter up to 10 times
• One badge per member (not per story)
• Each story must include one of the Cheers to 10 Years competition word selections:
- Celebration
- Achievement
- Stories
- Space
- Camaraderie
- Ten
- Friendly
- Free
- Cozy
- Supportive
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Each evening they share a lovingly cozy ambiance until bedtime.
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Even in lockdown, a good story sets the mind free.
"I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be."

Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
Crazy old ape
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The star blazed through the viewport, illuminating the sobbing astronaut.
An "Inspirator's Challenge" story
Songs to Keep Monsters Away - open mike night takes a different turn
My "A Survivor's Story" comp entry
Us Survivors (Recommended Read, top ten finisher)
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Woodland Adventures


"Wazzat?"

"Dunno..."

"Think it's friendly?"

"Pet it."

"ARRGGGH!!!!"

"Guess not."


The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. Junius



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The leaves are turning and so much to really enjoy.
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Winter breathes its icy warning, chasing away clement Autumn’s sun.
"I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be."

Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
Crazy old ape
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A friendly competition was held; many entered their fine stories.
An "Inspirator's Challenge" story
Songs to Keep Monsters Away - open mike night takes a different turn
My "A Survivor's Story" comp entry
Us Survivors (Recommended Read, top ten finisher)
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Every day you live and breathe should be a celebration
"I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be."

Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
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Dialogue at 3 in the Morning


"You awake?"

"Yes, can't relax."

"I'll tell stories, that'll help."


The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. Junius



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I arrived. She flirted. We dated. We married. Fiftieth celebration!
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I live. I love. I perform. I lament. Cozy memories.
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The ague cometh. You tell stories as you heal me.
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You all look friendly, but I know what you're plotting...
"I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be."

Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
Munching on Mangos
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I tried my hand at a few of these. Not exactly sure what constitutes nano fiction, but they were a good exercise nonetheless. smile

Nestled around the fire, the past melts away. Finally free.

As ashes rain in celebration, victory never tasted so bitter.



Within darkest deep space, a starship stirs it from slumber. 



Cozy and friendly. Even at twenty-three, she loved her teddy.
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A story in only ten words, impossible but I'm willing to give it a go.

I won the lottery. Oh wait, that’s a six, bugger.

I thought he’d never believe my excuse, and he didn’t.

When I said I didn’t eat the cake. I lied.

You love me all the world. Sorry, who are you?
Advanced Wordsmith
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Sun shone washing out

Rain came washing in

Tumble Dryer
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