Roundup of the 10 Literary Dares

Jul 24, 2009 by

Fourth Fiction Dare 1: Write a caption for this cartoon

Fourth Fiction Dare 1: Write a caption for this cartoon

Each Fourth Fiction pre-contest dare was posted at midnight on the Fourth Fiction Twitter page between July 14th and July 24th. The contestants had 24 hours to respond to each dare. The outside responses by non-contestants are also included (after the contestants’ responses) in many of the posts. For more details about these pre-contest literary dares, see this video.

The 10 Dares

DARE 1 – Come up with a caption for this cartoon.

DARE 2 – Tweet a story that involves an act of cannibalism.

DARE 3 – Write something from the perspective of a sperm.

DARE 4 – Write an alternate ending to the fairy tale “Three Little Pigs.”

DARE 5 – Write a sex scene that incorporates a Michael Jackson song title.

DARE 6 – Make a rhyme that includes the words “Obama” and “Osama” without using any vowels besides “o” and “a” (no “y”s allowed)

DARE 7 – Write a Twister, a short story of 140 characters, in the style of @arjunbasu (140 char includes #4thfiction tag)

Write a caption for this cartoon that relates to current news

DARE 8: Write a caption that relates to current news

DARE 8 – Write a caption for this cartoon that relates to current news.

DARE 9 – Write an elegy to the Taco Bell Chihuahua, who died today.

DARE 10 – Begin with the words “It was a dark and stormy night”

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  1. Had so much fun with the dares, the cartoons were my favorites! :)

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