My journey through the world of writing and everything that lies in between…

Talking Sandals

I placed third in a writing contest.

The contest was held over at Natalie Whipple’s blog. She posted a Five Word challenge–you had to use the five words she chose in a story. And it had to be 333 words…or less.

The five words:


Some of those I had no clue what they meant. Thank you, internet dictionary, for clarification 😛 Anyway, I wrote a story about the mythical bakezori–otherwise known as a straw sandal that comes to life. 

The Talking Sandal

That creepy little thing helped get me 3rd place in the contest 🙂 Head on over to Natalie’s blog and read my entry The Talking Sandal if you’re curious. Also read the other two–they are awesome in their own right!


Comments on: "Talking Sandals" (7)

  1. Congrats on winning the contest! Your entry was great!

  2. Janet Johnson said:

    Congratulations! I saw the entries. That is one freaky straw sandal. 🙂

  3. CONGRATULATIONS on being one of the winners, Dara! Natalie is awesome and there was some stiff competition over there!

    Have a great weekend!!

  4. An alive straw sandal? Pretty cool idea! Congrats. 🙂

  5. How creative! Congratulations!

  6. Congratulations, Dara!

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