Happy Holidays, you bastards! In the spirit of the season, we’re giving you a stocking full of prompts. Use 1, 2, or all of them. Your choice. Still 300 words.

Here they are:



That was the year Mom and Dad gave each other knives for Christmas.


Santa found a lump in his sack.


Even with the lampshade, I could tell it was my leg.


“Santa can’t be a girl.”


It was Christmas Eve, and I didn’t know if I had the heart to arrest John Jodzio in front of his kid.



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300 words.

Due Date: Friday, December 20th, 2013, 11:59 PM

Winner gets published as a SHORT and receives a “Writer’s Christmas Stocking” inspired by Charles Bukowski.



WANTED is an occasional community writing contest run by Revolver. We give a prompt and our readers respond. See previous winning entries.


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