Saturday Fun – Quick 10 Make a Story Blurb!

Sorry I’m late this morning, everyone. I’m deep in the deadline cave for book 3 in my NJ Ice Cats series, A Perfect Catch – which is hopefully out in Feb – wish me luck! As much as I’m putting Ike and Tracy through the mill, they’re doing the same to me!

backdrop1Anyway, I thought it would be fun to do a version of the games you see on Facebook and make up a story blurb using your answers to the Quick 10 questions.

The rules are simple. Answer the numbered Quick Ten questions, then fill in the story blurb blanks with your answers!

Here is the story blurb – have fun!

[1] and the Magic [2] is the tale of a little girl who travels on a [3] carpet to the mystical land of [4], where she will encounter a friendly [5] [6] in a forest of giant [7] and try to avoid falling into the quarry of everlasting [8]. Using the powers of the magic [2] to help her, can she defeat the wicked wizard of [9], save the people of [10] Valley and be home in time for tea?

Quick 10 questions:

[1] Your first name

[2] Object to your right

[3] Colour of carpet or rug in your room

[4] Town you were born

[5] Favourite colour

[6] Favourite animal/bird

[7] Favourite flower

[8] Favourite dessert

[9] Your surname spelled backwards

[10] Favourite snack food

Here is mine!

Anna and the Magic Jake Bear is the tale of a little girl who travels on a red carpet to the mystical land of Exeter, where she will encounter a friendly red penguin in a forest of giant gerbera daisies and try to avoid falling into the quarry of everlasting trifle. Using the powers of the magic Jake Bear to help her, can she defeat the wicked wizard of Nedgus, save the people of Popcorn Valley and be home in time for tea?

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  • Deanna says:

    Oh what fun! I’ll play along!!

    Deanna and the Magic Water Bottle is the tale of a little girl who travels on a blue carpet to the mystical land of London, where she will encounter a friendly yellow wolf in a forest of giant daisy and try to avoid falling into the quarry of everlasting tiramisu. Using the powers of the magic water bottle to help her, can she defeat the wicked wizard of Gnal, save the people of Sweet Potato Chips Valley and be home in time for tea?

    • Cassondra says:

      Love it Deanna!

      My quarry was almost tiramisu as well!

      Oh, and your journey will be you and the rooster trying to avoid the wicked wizard of Gnal.

      Just sayin, you’ll have company.

    • Anna Sugden says:

      Thanks for taking part in the fun, Deanna! Sorry you have to put up with the pesky bird too.

      Were you born in London, England or London, Ontario?

      • Deanna says:

        I was born in London, England. My sister lives there now and has for the last 15 years or so. I don’t go back to visit as much as I’d like.

  • Helen says:

    This is going to be fun 🙂

    Helen and the magic toy box is the tale of a little girl who travels on a grey carpet to the mystical town of Sydney where she will encounter a friendly purple dog in a forest of giant roses and try to avoid falling into the quarry of everlasting triffle using the powers of the magic toy box to help her can she defeat the wicked wizard of ttirbbis, save the people of chocolate Valley and be home in time for tea 🙂

    Have Fun
    Helen

    • Cassondra says:

      LOL Helen!

      The wicked wizard of ttirbbis sounds terrible indeed!

      I love the magic toy box, by the way. That gets my muse going for real.

    • Anna Sugden says:

      Aww a magic toy box is too perfect. Have you got the grands over today?

      How funny that we both had to avoid the quarry of everlasting trifle! 🙂

      • Helen says:

        LOL there is always toy boxes at my place 🙂 and it is Fathers Day here in Oz and we are going to a BBQ at one of my daughter’s places should be good although it is raining

        Have Fun
        Helen

  • Patty L. says:

    Patty and the Magic Kindle is the tale of a little girl who travels on a tan carpet to the mystical land of Olney, where she will encounter a friendly red pig in a forest of giant tulips and try to avoid falling into the quarry of everlasting lemon cake. Using the powers of the magic Kindle to help her, can she defeat the wicked wizard of [9], save the people of Yecal Valley and be home in time for snickers.

  • Patty L. says:

    Patty and the Magic Kindle is the tale of a little girl who travels on a tan carpet to the mystical land of Olney, where she will encounter a friendly red pig in a forest of giant tulips and try to avoid falling into the quarry of everlasting lemon cake. Using the powers of the magic Kindle to help her, can she defeat the wicked wizard of snickers, save the people of Yecal Valley and be home in time for tea.

    • Cassondra says:

      Ha! Love it Patty!

      I see you did what I did and missed one on the first try. Hard to see all those numbers, isn’t it?

      And OMG! The quarry of everlasting lemon cake? *slurp*

    • Anna Sugden says:

      Thanks for joining in the fun, Patty! So pleased to see you have a magic Kindle. I reckon we can fight any battle and win with the power of a tablet!

  • Shannon says:

    Shannon and the Magic iPhone is the tale of a little girl who travels on a white, blue, and maroon oriental carpet to the mystical land of Lewiston, where she will encounter a friendly teal cat in a forest of giant lilac and try to avoid falling into the quarry of everlasting butter pecan ice cream. Using the powers of the magic iPhone to help her, can she defeat the wicked wizard of Ruhtra, save the people of Kalamata Olives Valley and be home in time for tea?

  • Debbie Oxier says:

    Debbie and the magic bookcase is the story of a little girl who travels on a brown carpet to the magical land of Logansport, where she will encounter a friendly blue cat in a forest of giant carnations and try to avoid falling into the quarry of everlasting chocolate. Using the powers of the magic bookcase to help her, can she defeat the wicked wizard of Reixo, save the people of Popcorn Valley and be home in time for tea?

    • Cassondra says:

      The quarry of everlasting chocolate. Gosh, I’ve been there and fallen into that one.

      Debbie, I wonder if we know some of the same people???

    • Anna Sugden says:

      Thanks for joining in, Debbie! OMG the quarry of everlasting chocolate! There are certain Banditas who might be bribing you to tel them where that is!

  • Cassondra says:

    OMGosh, FUN!

    Cassondra and the Magic Post-It Pad is the tale of a little girl who travels on a red flowered carpet to the mystical land of Columbia, where she encounters a friendly blue owl in a forest of giant irises and tries to avoid falling into the Quarry of Everlasting Grilled Peaches. Using the power of the magic Post-It pad, can she defeat the wicked wizard of Yarrum, save the people of Trail Mix Valley and be home in time for tea?

    • Anna Sugden says:

      Glad you enjoyed the fun, Cassondra! 🙂

      Ah the magic Post-it Pad! What would we do without those? Going through my revisions, I think I’ve used up the UK supply of them and those little tag ones too!

      Yum on the grilled peaches!

  • Donna and the Magic can of Diet Dr. Pepper is the tale of a little girl who travels on a beige carpet to the mystical land of Towson, where she encounters a friendly teal peacock (did you expect anything else 🙂 ) in a forest of giant mixed arrangements and tries to avoid falling into the quarry of everlasting giant cream puffs. Using the power of the magic can of Diet Dr. Pepper, can she defeat the wicked wizard of Snaemcam, save the perople of Pistachios Valley and be home in time for tea?

    • Anna Sugden says:

      LOL Donna – I figured a peacock might be in there somehow! I’ve thought of you every time I see that peacock cake picture that’s doing the rounds on FB.

      Funny how that can of Diet Dr Pepper got in there too! 🙂

  • Jacqui Sue-Ping says:

    Jacs and the Magic Cappuccino is the tale of a little girl who travels on a beige carpet to the mystical land of Toronto, where she will encounter a friendly red squirrel in a forest of giant irises and gardenias and try to avoid falling into the quarry of everlasting chocolate eclairs. Using the powers of the Magic Cappuccino to help her, can she defeat the wicked wizard of Gnipeus, save the people of Cheetos Valley and be home in time for tea?

    (Of course she will! Though not sure what’s wrong with “everlasting chocolate eclairs”! 😉 )

    • Anna Sugden says:

      Hey Jacs! Thanks for joining in the fun.

      Oh my, a quarry of everlasting chocolate eclairs? I don’t know that I’d ever find my way out of that one! I’d be like that girl in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory who turns into a giant blueberry – except I’d be a giant eclair! LOL

  • Jane says:

    Hello Anna,
    Jane and the Magic Remote is the tale of a little girl who travels on a gray carpet to the mystical land of New York, where she will encounter a friendly blue robin in a forest of giant tulip and try to avoid falling into the quarry of everlasting cheesecake. Using the powers of the magic remote to help her, can she defeat the wicked wizard of Nam, save the people of Popcorn Valley and be home in time for tea?

    • Anna Sugden says:

      Hi Jane! Counting down the days to the new season!

      Ah how I love the mystical land of New York! And I’m sure I’ve visited the quarry of everlasting cheesecake 😉

  • What fun, Anna! OK, here’s mine:

    Anna and the Magic Manuscript is the tale of a little girl who travels on a grey carpet to the mystical land of Brisbane, where she will encounter a friendly blue magpie in a forest of giant peonies and try to avoid falling into the quarry of everlasting chocolate mousse (actually that doesn’t sound half bad!). Using the powers of the magic manuscript to help her, can she defeat the wicked wizard of Llebpmac (clearly Welsh!), save the people of Smiths Crisps Valley and be home in time for tea?

    The answer to that is no – she’s going back to the quarry of chocolate mousse. See you, guys!

  • Mary Preston says:

    Mary and the Magic bookcase is the tale of a little girl who travels on a blue carpet to the mystical land of Brisbane, where she will encounter a friendly purple elephant in a forest of giant daffodils and try to avoid falling into the quarry of everlasting port wine trifle. Using the powers of the magic bookcase to help her, can she defeat the wicked wizard of Notserp, save the people of Chocolate Valley and be home in time for tea?

  • SecretNinja says:

    Ada and the Magic DVD is the tale of a little girl who travels on a brown carpet to the mystical land of Winnipeg, where she will encounter a friendly green frog in a forest of giant tulips and try to avoid falling into the quarry of everlasting cream puffs. Using the powers of the magic DVD to help her, can she defeat the wicked wizard of Iuh, save the people of Chocolate Almond Valley and be home in time for tea?

    LOL Now that’s fun!

  • catslady says:

    Jeanne and the Magic calendar is the tale of a little girl who travels on a beige carpet to the mystical land of Pittsburgh, where she will encounter a friendly turquoise cat in a forest of giant lilies and try to avoid falling into the quarry of everlasting white almond cake. Using the powers of the magic calendar to help her, can she defeat the wicked wizard of Staehs, save the people of Nut Valley and be home in time for tea?

    That was fun!

  • Mozette says:

    Lynda and the Magic Pencilcase is the tale of a little girl who travels on a beige carpet to the mystical land of Brisbane, where she will encounter a friendly purple Budgie in a forest of giant Gloxinias and try to avoid falling into the quarry of everlasting Death Valley. Using the powers of the magic Pencilcase to help her, can she defeat the wicked wizard of Rekrap, save the people of Cashew Valley and be home in time for tea?

    that was cool… and the wizard’s name turns out to be the funniest thing of all! 😛