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Speedwriting for the Gold: The Olympic event we've been waiting for
Posted by R. Wesley Lovil, Feb 28, 2010. 1458 views. ID = 3243

Speedwriting for the Gold

Posted by R. Wesley Lovil, Feb 28, 2010. 1458 views. ID = 3243
This post was written in 15 minutes.
Hey if you can have curling you can have speed writing.
This post has been awarded 19 stars by 4 readers.

"Good evening, ladies and gentlemen this is Biff Bafh we welcome you to this inaugural event. That's right, finally the contest you've all been clamoring for, the fifteen-minute speed writing race. My color man needs no introduction as we all love and respect that most famous speed writer Mr. Gore Vidal. Thanks for joining us tonight Gore."
"I would like to say that I appreciate the opportunity..."
"Sorry Gore but the contestants are coming on the field now. Can't you just feel the excitement building in the air? I'm sure the contestants are as nervous as you were Gore the first time you entered a speed write."
"I never get nervous I make people nervous, when you're the best at what you do..."
"Thanks, Gore, I see the judges are in place and let me tell you it will be an evening of intrigue with the different values each country places on writing styles. The way the Russians place value prose over syntax versus the English's grammar over plot will make for some interesting scores."
"That's true Biff but I feel it's the way they say the American judges only look at viability that is upsetting to me. I always..."
"Thanks, Gore, it looks as if they are ready to start the first heat. Let's get ready to write, ah wait a minute it looks as if we have the first flag already. The judges are discussing something, wait I'm getting news over my ear-piece. Ladies and gentlemen, it appears we have our first disqualification from what I am hearing our American contestant, R. Wesley has been caught with a performance enhancing file on his lap top."
"You see Biff this is why I believe they should be allowed only pen and paper. When I..."
"Gore this goes to show the Olympic committee has the right controls in place to catch these cheaters. We'll be right back after these messages."

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This post has been awarded 19 stars by 4 readers.
This post is part of a writing prompt: A New Olympic Event!


Maine Character
Feb 28, 2010
Wow, this is so good. I wish I thought of it myself!
   ~Posted by Maine Character, Feb 28, 2010

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