- Write a scene of dialogue between pizza delivery person and client.
- Maximum ten lines of dialogue. (Yes, you can use narrative in between, but I'm in this for the dialogue. The show-don't-tell sort of dialogue I love. So, for those of you planning on writing a more narrative-heavy scene, your WORD LIMIT IS 100 words!)
- I don't care what format you use (script, quotes, whatever, so long as I can follow.)
- I don't care what POV or tense you use either.
He opens the door after I knock twice. "Hi."
"Hi. That'll be nineteen fifty," I say.
"You mean nineteen fifty please."
"You didn't say please," he says.
I squint at him. "Look. Do you want your pizza or what?"
"You mean Uh yeah please, right?"
"How much was it again?" he asks.
WHAT TO DO: Put your entry in the comments and DON'T FORGET your EMAIL! (safe format = You (at) here (dot) com) This contest is open to international contestants!
DEADLINE: Friday October 1st, 2010 11:59PM EST.
PRIZE: A signed copy of Please Ignore Vera Dietz.
BONUS: If we get more than 30 entries, I'll pick a second winner. So spread the word.
Random Shout Outs:
Lenore from Presenting Lenore reviewed Please Ignore Vera Dietz. "It’s an engrossing, touching, and funny read – very different from King’s debut THE DUST OF 100 DOGS but just as special."
Kirstin Cronn-Mills, author of one of my favorite books of 2009, THE SKY ALWAYS HEARS ME BUT THE HILLS DON'T MIND, has posted an OUTLAW interview with me today. Check it out here and yes, I do own similar boots.
If you haven't heard of it yet, you have to check out this blog run by the Random House Children's sales reps. It's called Random Acts of Reading and it's awesome.
See you Friday!