Writing Projects

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Project #1: Short Stories

Choose from the ideas below and write a short story about your experience.

  • Requirements:

    • Original work, 100% plagiarism-free
    • Written in an interesting, engaging, and relatable voice
    • Minimum 400 words
    • All Submissions Due by June 10, 2022
    • Well-edited upon submission
    • Focuses on trucking or a trucking-related topic
  • Details:

    • Accepting submissions from all writing levels
    • Not all submissions will be used
    • Submissions we use are worth $25

Idea #1: Success Stories

Tell us a story of a major success in your trucking career. Ideas:

  • Successfully earned your CDL
  • Fixed a relationship with your dispatcher
  • Delivered a very tough load safely and on-time against all odds
  • Received an award or acknowledgment from your company

Idea #2: Hard lessons learned

Tell a story about a hard lesson you learned in trucking. Ideas:

  • Accidents
  • Tickets
  • Fired from your job
  • Late for an appointment
  • Job-hopping gone wrong
  • Argument that ended badly

Idea #3: Crazy things that have happened on the road

Tell a story about something crazy that happened to you on the road. Ideas:

  • Got stuck on a highway and blocked traffic
  • Got lost in NYC
  • Met a celebrity
  • Got caught in a terrible storm

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