The Sock Monkey Stories

Shonti and I are making a movie together, and it’s called The Random Movie (so far.) We like to make movies, and this one is basically a bunch of skit-like movies all smushed into one DVD. Yep, it’s gonna be pretty awesome! One of our mini skits is a preview for a horror movie we invented. I thiught of the big idea and we both edited it till it was good and scary. Our motto? The scarier the better. And this one is scary no doubt. This horror movie, in a nutshell is a girl throws away some toys. One toy that she throws away is a sock monkey. And the sock monkey gets mad……and he wants revenge. It’s so good, last night we couldn’t fall asleep because we thought the monkey was gonna get us. We were like SO freaked out. Okay. Well, enough of that. So, I had this (really brilliant!) idea. Ready? You want to hear it?


Are you sure?

Okay; fine, fine, I’ll tell you.

We should have a CONTEST!!!!!!!!! Yes, like a real live contest. If you’re still interested, (why wouldn’t you be?) read on.

Time: Submission dates begin June 24 and end July 1. Submissions entered early or late will not be judged. The results will be posted on July 11.

Results: They will be announced on July 11(like I said before) There will be a first, second and third place. Each winner gets a lively badge to put on their blog! (No, you can’t have an e-book. I don’t have connections like TCWT does.)

Submissions: Send an email to my email. I’ll put it down at the bottom of everything. In the email, what should be inside is: Author’s name (Whatever you want showing up when I write BlahBlah by ……..), your favorite color, and the story COPIED AND PASTED! into the body of the email. Please put “Sock Monkey Story Contest” in the subject, and make sure your story’s title is where I will notice it. You should get a confirmation email; just to let you know I got your submissions and will be judging them soon. You’ll most likely get that email on July 29 or 30.

What to write about: Here are the three rules yiu must follow. 1. There must be a sock monkey in the story. 2. The story should be about 100-500 words. (A little more is fine, like fifteen-ish more) 3. Any not following these exact rules will be Disqualified, (so follow them!)

So, if you have any questions, leave a shoutout below in those lovely comment boxes. And that’s it! Unless, of course, I’ve forgotten something. (And which I probably have!)

Genre Challenge (for TCWT)

John Hansen | November 27, 2011 at 12:46 pm

I challenge you to write a humor story set in modern day London!

so, here goes. And, I don’t live in London, or anywhere near (U.S.) so this may not be correct! Let me know if it’s not so I can change it. 🙂

Once upon a time (well not technically once upon a time because it’s set in MODERN day London haha)

There was a pony named bob and a fish named squiggle. One day they went to Piccadilly Circus.

“I want to buy an iPhone” said Bob.

“Ok” said Squiggle.

But after looking all day they had found no iPhones.

“I’m hungry.” said Squiggle.

“Ok” said Bob.

So they bought some fish and chips.

“How can I eat this?!?!?!?!” said Squiggle. “I’m a fish! That would be like cannibalism. Only fish-style.”

“Oops, sorry,” said Bob.

So instead Bob kidnapped a hot dog person and refused to let him go until he gave Squiggle some hot dogs.

“Hey, this is pretty good!” said Squiggle. “Where’d ya get it? It tastes a lot better than my fish food.”

However Bob was rather reluctant to admit how he had gotten it.

“OH, MY, GOSH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”Squiggle suddenly screamed at the top of his lungs. (Which wasn’t actually that loud.)

“IT’S SANTA CLAUS!!!!!!!!!!” screamed a random person.

There was a stampede. In the stampede Squiggle was stampeded to death.

“Where’s Bob the pony?” demanded Santa.

“OOH, OOH!!!! I’M RIGHT HERE SANTA!!!” screamed Bob. “I want an iPhone and a butterfly and a laptop and a HDTV and a recliner for (insert the holiday you celebrate here)!!!

“I don’t care,” said Santa, “I’m here to kidnap you.” And Santa kidnapped Bob.

“But what about my butterfly????” asked Bob.

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

They landed in China.

“Where in the world are we?!?!?!?” asked Bob.

“Oh, we’re in China.” said Santa cheerily.


As the thing came nearer Bob and Santa could see that it was an army, rushing full speed at them.

“What are they?” asked Santa.

“I think….”replied Bob, “I think they’re Cinnamon toast crunch Cereal!”

“How do we escape?” asked Santa.

“Start eating!” was Bob’s answer.

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

“OHHHHHH” said Bob.

“I’m SO FULL” said Santa.

“I’m a butterfly” said Bob.

“WHAT?!?!!” said Santa.

“Well, just look at me!” said Bob. “I’m a real, live butterfly!”

All Santa could manage was a WOWZA!.

“Hey, what’s that thing by your ear?” asked Santa.

“Huh—-what?” said Bob, swiveling his head.

I am Sqiuggle, I am here to haunt you for the rest of your days.

Bob’s jaw dropped.

Come with me, to the land of music

So Bob and Santa followed Squiggle, the ghost to the land of music.

It was actually pretty nice there.

Except for one thing……..can you guess what it was?