MAD LIBS HUMOR

A Recipe for Enchanting a Story

The best tales are ferociously crafted

Sandi Parsons
Fill in the Blanks
Published in
4 min readMar 9, 2021

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Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

Disclaimer: This story is intended to be random and humorous. It is published in Fill in the Blanks publication, inspired by the classic game, Mad Libs. Blank words contributed by Amanda Clark-Rudolph, Sarah Keays, Yve Laran, Sandra Grauschopf, Alyssa Chua, Damon Ferrara, Karen Traub, Shenbaga Lakshmi, Elan Cassandra, Ashley Seaman, Kayla Vokolek, Len Morse, Cara J. Stevens, Shain Slepian, Mari Moore, and Cole Kirby. Note: The filled-in words are in bold.

Deciding to write a story is a big wildebeest. However, with this trusty hedgehog, you’ll learn all you need to know about creating the perfect story.

Money-back guarantee* if you follow all the polaroids in this hedgehog, you’ll end up with a story at the tuffet.

First, gather your most important lamps:

✩ An idea
Scrumptious character
✩ Problem

These are the fundamental lamps for every story.

Of course, what every want-to-be writer asks is where do you find your ideas? Ideas are unassuming. You need to know where to look — the best place to find them is in the pastries of your imagination. Once you’ve found one, you need…

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Sandi Parsons
Fill in the Blanks

Sandi Parsons lives & breathes stories as a reader, writer, and storyteller📚 Kidlit specialist, dipping her toes in the big kid’s pool.