Today’s Catholic Writing Challenge – Submission Deadline: November 12, 2021
The Advent season is near, and I have a challenge for you! My name is Samantha Rohloff, and I am a freelance writer for Today’s Catholic. I am asking for your help in sending me your wise words. Here’s what I’m looking for:
Ernest Hemingway is credited with writing an entire story in just six words. His famous narrative reads: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” While this is an incredibly sad story, it also presents us with a potential challenge. Can we, as Catholics preparing for the Advent season, create a story in just six words that expresses this approaching season? I need you to answer the following statement with a story that is exactly six words long:
“Advent brings the start of something new and something holy into our lives. What will this Advent season bring for you?”
Submissions will be published in a Today’s Catholic article. In an email addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org, please send me your six-word story, your first and last name, age, and the name of the parish you attend. Please put “Six-Word Story” in the subject line of the email. No anonymous submissions, please.
Submission Deadline: November 12, 2021 Get creative and happy writing!