Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Exquisite Corpse Adventure Mystery Author Contest Starts Today

The NCBLA Has Added a New Author to Team Corpse!
Can your class guess who he or she is?

Play Twenty Questions with other Exquisite Corpse Adventure readers around the country to help identify The Mystery Author!

Every class that solves the mystery and emails in the correct guess will be entered into a drawing to win a collection of books valued at over $500 for their classroom or library, plus a phone conversation with The Mystery Author! One classroom winner will be chosen at random from all correct entries received.

Here's Today's Clues:

Clue #1
What does the Mystery Author think you should do if you want to be a great writer?
A.) Watch at least four hours of TV a day.
B.) Practice belching all weekend.
C.) Read everything you can get your hands on--great picture books, comics, newspapers, nonfiction, poetry--everything and anything!

Clue #2
In which state was the Mystery Author born?
A.)Keystone State.
B.) Sunshine State.
C.) Garden State.

Find the answers and the next two clues this Friday on!

You can send your guess to anytime, but you can only guess once! And we will be posting 18 more clues until we post the final clue on April 21, 2010. Check here every Monday and Wednesday and check every Friday to find the remaining clues.

For more information and complete rules, please visit

In the meantime, be sure to read The Exquisite Corpse Adventure on Read.Gov!

And check out coordinating educational materials and The Exquisite Challenge Writing Contest!