Hi fellow kinksters! Those who have been following this blog for awhile are familiar with the fact that we do a little holiday exchange every year, and all are welcome to submit “presents” that you’ve created. Though most gifts end up being stories, in past years we’ve also had poetry, artwork, crossword puzzles, and music!
Well, I’m getting a late start this year, and I suspect there might not be as many participants, due to the pandemic stress we are all under. That’s understandable, so if you just don’t have it in you this year to submit something, please don’t feel guilty about it! I hope you will still participate by posting your appreciative comments for whomever does submit something. 🙂
My gf Mil suggested that maybe we put a limit of 1000 words on the stories to make it easier for people. I think it’s a good idea, but I’m not going to do that, because: 1) to me 1000 words is still long, and 2) some people can easily write 3000 words or more (looking at you, Emma! :D). To me, a real short story challenge is something like 100 words or 500 words.
So feel free to write any length you like. And if you want to make it easier on yourself, I even think spanking haiku would be fun. 😉 Send me your links when you’re done (or if you don’t have a blog send me the work itself and I will post it for you). Looking forward to seeing what you all come up with. Hell, I’m looking forward to seeing what *I* come up with! *crossing fingers for luck*
Woohoo! I was hoping to see this post (maybe not this exact post, but something like it). I’ve been dying for more reading material by my favorite blogging authors. I know this year has been stressful, but I hope to see many presents this year. I’ll have something for the “tree” hopefully sooner than later, because being stuck at home has meant I haven’t had time for much else other than writing. And to be honest, it’s the only thing that keeps me sane some days.
So, happy writing, happy reading, and Merry Christmas (or whatever you call it). And hopefully, this exchange of “presents” will bring you some joy in these topsy turvy times.
How did I miss this comment earlier?? Sorry! I’m glad you’re happy about it, Dmm Dmm. And I’m glad to hear you’ll be participating too. You’re right, we really do need some good news (and more reading material) during these tough times. 🙂
Hehehe yeah I’ve already done about 3000 words on mine, but if you did a 1k limit I’m sure I could manage something! 😅
ps… I’ve finished my story… how early is too early to post it?
Good grief! I’ve only started thinking about mine! Well, it’s totally up to you, Emma. I received one link via email yesterday so will probably be posting it within the next couple of days.
Ok, I usually update on a Friday so I might go for next Friday, but if I get impatient it might be this Friday! 😀
ps. actually, I’ve realised I may not be around this Friday… But anyway… soon (I say, ominously…)
Yay! I hope to participate this year as I am under a lot less stress. 😅 I haven’t spent a lot of time reading and writing lately, but I should be able to write something this month if I plan carefully.
I’m really glad there isn’t a limit, because I can’t write a 1000 word story. 🙈 It’s too short for me.
Hi Ash (waves) – I’ll try to remember to pop back in February and yours might be posted! 🤪🤣🤣🤣🤣
Hey! 😦 *pout*
*LOL* Naughty! (I almost made a comment about that, but managed to restrain myself! 🙂 )
Don’t encourage her, Alyx. Hmpfh!
Yeah, I thought of you too, Ash! I know you tend to write long stories. 🙂 But I’m glad you’re going to participate! *happy*
Of course! I just need to think of something. 😦
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Thanks, i love this moment!
After some year of reading all the stories i could find on your blogs i would like to contribute to the exchange, but i think my english is really not fluent enough for a real story… maybe someday in the future🤗
Anyway, thank you to everybody who will share something and thank you alyx to organize it!
Remember that your “gift” doesn’t have to be a story — it can be a poem, or picture, or puzzle or whatever you want! That said, if you leave nice comments like this on everyone’s blog, that is a beautiful gift in itself. 🙂 We all appreciate being appreciated, so thank you for your participation by being a good audience! 😀
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Hi there! I’ve written a story for this year and I’ve never submitted one before. How does one send you the link?
Hi Legendarydanger, that’s great news! Just email it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org, and I will add it to our list. Thanks for participating, and looking forward to reading your story. 🙂