Wk 2 Topic - WASTE

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Wk 2 Topic - WASTE

Post by Deb Porter » Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:03 pm

Hi there, Challengeers. Here we go with the Week 2 topic:

WASTE
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Our garbage dumps are testimony to the amount of waste in the world today. After the Great Depression generation of frugality and careful savers, we have largely become a throwaway society. This is not helped by the corporate need to make technology redundant and electrical items unfixable after a certain time.

WASTE
http://www.dictionary.com/browse/waste

It is, for the most part, to consume, spend, or employ uselessly without adequate return. To squander, fritter away, or trash. However, it can also be to fail to use in the first place (He had such potential, but he let it all go to waste).

A person may be said to waste away with illness, and a country or region may be laid to waste after war or overuse of resources.

Then, of course, there is the slang use of the word, which is to kill a person. To waste them.

A serious topic, for the most part, but you can write in any genre or style you like, AS LONG AS SOME MEANING OF THE TOPIC, WASTE, IS THE MAIN FOCUS OF YOUR ENTRY ... and as long as the entry conforms to the rules.

DON’T FORGET the new Challenge rule. Every entry must communicate some form of Christian message or spiritual truth. For fiction writers, if your message is subtle or allegorical, please include a scripture at the end of the entry in order to highlight the intended message for the reader.

As always, don't forget to check your word count before submitting (entries must be between 150 and 750 words). A very reliable and free online word count check tool is this one:

http://www.wordcountertool.com/

PLEASE, always hit the preview button to check your entry before hitting the final submit button. This is the only way to make sure your entry is uploaded correctly. This is very important, particularly if you are using HTML code for the first time. Once you have previewed your entry, close the preview page and hit the submit button.

Finally, once submitted, do a check to make sure your entry is safely in the list:

http://www.faithwriters.com/myaccount/wc-entry-list.php.

Don’t waste the opportunity to rise to the Challenge this week. Hope to see you in the list.

Love, Deb
Deb
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