The five senses  March 31, 2010 - May 31, 2010

Reading and Deliberating


Giving the reader enough details to feel what is happening is the most important thing a writer can to do to make their writing interesting. When writing, you should often consider the five senses: sight, smell, touch, sound, and taste. This contest is asking for a short story (at least 2,000 words) based on the five senses.
This is what I DON'T want:
I walked into a room filled with salt.
I heard the salt crunch under my shoes.
I could smell and taste the saltiness in the air.
I could feel the salt in my air on my skin; it itched.

Do you see that? BOR-ING. Write something that emerses me into the story, where I can really feel the story, what is going on.
Write me something juicy - does that sound dirty? - something that I can feeeeeeeeeeeeeeel. Yes, feeeeeeeeeeel.
Good luck!

Tips to HELP YOU win:

2)Use ALL OF THE FIVE SENSES! They aren't called the five senses for nothing!

3) PLEASE put your screen name in the body of the entries, as I read them from the contest page.

4) Be CREATIVE! Write something totally unexpected.


Best Five Senses Short Story Best Five Senses Short Story
Second Best Five Senses Short Story Second Best Five Senses Short Story
Third Best Five Senses Short Story Third Best Five Senses Short Story


A place, far, far away in the distant land of...., RI


15 Contestants
28 Submissions
Created Mar 31, 2010

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  • Any Member can Submit
  • Only Stories can be Submitted
  • All Genres of Writing can be Submitted
  • Each Contestant May Submit 3 Pieces of Writing
  • Writing may be submitted 3/31/2010 - 5/31/2010
  • Winners will be decided by the Moderator


Savvy is solely responsible for the content of this contest, including all promised prizes. Take any promises of large monetary awards with a grain of salt. Contact Savvy if you have any further questions.

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