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What's a Drabble?

What's A Drabble?

A drabble is a writing practice where a topic is given and then the authors write 100 words or less on the topic.  It's purpose is to get the author writing and is often used as a warm up excercise.  So your challenge if you choose to accept it is to write a drabble on this topic:

You are standing at the top of the volcano surrounded by angry villagers about to be pushed in.  How did you get here?

Picture courtesy of Flickr user volcanodiscovery

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A Story by One of Our Daily Quillers

In our Daily Quillers Creative Writing Club, we right stories based on off the wall topics.  This topic was given on Friday, March 5:

A Prinny comes to the library.  Describe.

This was a story that came out of it:

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Look at what we did this week!

This week our Tweeners and Kid's Corner groups celebrated the Asian New Year.  They learned some of the traditions in celebrating the new year while making paper lanterns.  The Houston Chinese Consulate also very generously donated fans, keychains, posters, and books to give away.  Everyone had a wonderful time.

Next week on Monday and Wednesday we are going to make ducks out of pipe cleaners.  All kids and tweens from grade school on up are welcome!

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