Two entries for shell, in order of appearance:
One additional entry self-disqualified based on length, but is an enjoyable read nevertheless:
And now the winner, chosen by Joe Cool …
John Dutterer’s Before the Dark wins this week.
Congratulations, John – our first repeat winner! You get to pick this week’s word prompt (please post as a comment below). You also get to select a winner among this week’s entries.
Thank you to everyone for sharing your shellish thoughts. Please consider writing another 200 this week, and don’t forget to invite others! Also, the comments for shell entries are still open if you’d like to offer feedback.