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Today is Day Three of the challenge, so once again I was tasked with writing a 100-word creative non-fiction story: https://www.nicolebreit.com/555challenge/

I was thrilled that we were given the topic of beauty, as this is a very important theme in my work. I want to write worlds that people long to escape to; lands that wear their beauty like a badge of honour.

I find beautiful forests and fields fairly irresistible,

555 Story Writing Challenge – Day Three

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Today is Day Two of the 555 creative non-fiction 100-word story challenge, and the theme is ‘departure’. I found this one harder than yesterday’s challenge of ‘childhood objects’, as it didn’t conjure such strong images for me.

Ultimately, I came to a common practice of mine while travelling, that of ‘dancing it out’ in every home before I left.


Dance it out

I used to like to dance in every home;

555 Story Writing Challenge – Day Two

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Today I’m starting a new writing challenge, in the form of writing a 100-word creative non-fiction story every day for five days: https://www.nicolebreit.com/555challenge/

It is my first foray into non-fiction, and I am really enjoying the chance to do something new. I love writing challenges as they are a way to ‘keep my instrument in tune’ and expand my writing skills beyond what I would normally do.

I will update the site each day with what I have written.

555 Story Writing Challenge – Day One

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