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The April ’23 Writing Challenge

There is a path in front of you. But, does that path lead away into the light? Or, into darkness? Will you write the story from the perspective of the hero or the villain? One thing is certain; this is no simple tale.

The challenge’s objective is to use the Weapon, Evil Location and Super Power Gens and turn the results into a short story of at least 10,000 words before the end of the month.

Weapon GenArm your characters with a weapon from this Gen. You may use any weapon type or quality that you like.

Evil LocationUse this Gen to determine a major location in your story, real or legendary.

Super Power GenUse this Gen to imbue your character(s) with power. Choose up to 3 power types, and Simple or Modest power amounts.

The challenge specifications are as follows:

  • Free use: Roll as many times as you like.
  • You can mix and match results from different rolls.
  • You can ignore parts of the roll that you do not like or need.
  • You can change the results to suit your needs.
  • You can add in your own details as you like.
  • You can use the Simple or Detailed option where applicable. Choose whatever options you like.
  • You can also use results from any other Gen as you wish.

With these settings, can you write a story based on your results?

Submitting your story:

Be sure to include the generated results where possible so that we can see what you were working with. Please include a name with your story (real or a username) and age (or age range), and let me know if you’re happy for me to share/quote your story. (Your story belongs to you though; I’m not going to run off with it! :D)

You must mention whether your story is NSFW or includes sensitive themes, gore/violence, etc. Give your story an age rating if necessary!

Sharing your story:

Upload your story to your preferred service then share the URL. Post the link on your social media accounts and include the hashtag #RangenWritingChallenge, so the world can read your story! Don’t forget to tag me!

@Ameronis on Twitter and Tumblr,

@AmeronisRanGen on Facebook and Instagram, and

u/Ameronis_RanGen on Reddit

Don’t know what service to use?

Use your cloud storage services like OneDrive, Google Drive or Dropbox if you’re already signed up to them.

Try file-sharing services like WeTransfer.com, File Dropper.com, Easyupload.io, Mediafire for registration-free simple file uploads.  Be mindful that some sites have a time limit for the URL before it expires.

Or, use content-sharing sites like Wattpad, Tumblr, Commaful if you’d like to upload AND share with the world at the same time.

Don’t have a social media account?

No problem; just upload your story using one of the methods outlined above, then send me the link directly via the Disqus comments, or the Contact form below with “RanGen Writing Challenge” in the message.

Get writing!

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