Here’s the link for anyone who’s interested.
If you weren’t at Harnish you may not know about this contest. You’re given three words: lucky, charm, and calamity, and asked to write the first line to a story using those three words, and no more than 25 total words.
You can write in any genre, any style/voice, etc., as long as you follow the simple rules. I’m going to try this, but I have to think about it first. These words aren’t the easiest choices! But I guess that’s the point.