Story Challenge: Letter “M”

Hi Bloggers! Do you have to share a story or a short reflection tagged with the letter “M”? For example I’ve written about MANHATTAN (read below), about Madrid or Munich, modern times and mouths, Mexico and Montenegro, mothers and motorcycles, memories and musicians, milk or moon, military or mankind, minaretts and metronoms, Metropolis or Mursi people, mosques or the Mekong river etc. – I’m sure you’ll find an own story or a short reflection tagged with “M”! Feel free to add in the comments the link to your personal interpretation of the letter “M”!!!


John Dos Passos (1896-1970) has tried to compose an artwork built of the stuff: MANHATTAN, – and it works like a movie script – but written in a time (1925), in which the film industry did not yet have the tremendous technical and financially possibilities available as they owe today. I hope I will experience in my lifetime, that MANHATTAN TRANSFER once is a movie – read more at Manhattan Transfer


  • Do you have a favorite movie? Which?
  • Would you like to create an own cinema-movie / youtube video / TV-spot? Which?

at the window
title=”at the window” – photo by vinduPhoto – click on the picture to enter his flickr galleries!
comment by Elizabeth Obih-Frank:
I thought you were writing about the 1970s music group by the same name MANHATTAN TRANSFER!

“M” Photos + “M” Challenge + “M” Galleries + ABC visualized: M! + Manhattan Transfer

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73 responses to “Story Challenge: Letter “M”

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  2. Allan G. Smorra

    Your timing on this challenge could not have been better. Thank you.

    Here is my entry:


    • hi Allan,
      thank you for introducing this interesting theater project!
      “… It is like being on movie set, you are literally part of the play as it takes place…”


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    • “The interesting part of this whole thing was that when I touched a feeler, his hind legs shot out and up and it was also in the meantime making a noise by opening and closing its MANDIBLES…”
      you are RICH because you have the TIME to make a DIALOGUE with this little insect!


  4. Lots of M’s in most any language so a good choice of letter. Looking through my extensive blog files I saw this old one that I posted early on. It’s about Willie Mays, my childhood hero and the best baseball player I have ever seen. Perhaps Joe DiMaggio was smoother and a better hitter. I only saw Di Maggio play a couple of times, and that was in the Old-Timer’s games – and each time he hit a home run… But Willie Mays is remembered to me the best and the finest of them all. An Ode to Willie Mays….


  5. I do play stories in my head. But I often get lost myself. Hehehehe. Love love this image, frizzz. It’s gonna be another memorable image. 😉


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  7. Hi Frizz, here is our M contribution this week at GatheringBooks:

    I also thought that you were referring to the music group as I love Manhattan Transfer. 🙂

    Alas, I have too many favorite movies, it depends on the genre, really. City of God though, hands down, is one of those personal favorites. La Vita E Bella also comes up there on top (Life is Beautiful).


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  9. Well, I did not write a story, though I did explain my “M” photo’s. I hope you enjoy. Thank you for having this challenge. 🙂


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  11. Hi Frizz, Here us my entry for the week.



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  13. Beautiful image!
    “Rainman” (Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman) is one of my favorite movies, probably my favorite.

    Here is my entry for this week:


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  15. Do you have the whole day free since you ask me “Do you have a favorite movie and which..?” – many movies that have chiseled in my memory over time – and perpetrated irreparable pleasure for me… 😉

    – In the early 1970s about 10-12 years old, never forgets these 2:
    “Ditte Menneskebarn” (danish) and “Ordet” (danish)



  16. Hello again. Thanks for the chance to share a post that I wrote just before spring this year, about the Mimosa trees and blossom in Portugal:


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  19. Good morning Frizz!
    Here is my contribution to your Challenge and to your question about films…


  20. Amy

    Beautiful image, Frizz! See you later 🙂


  21. Beautiful black and white photo. Is there someone who remember who taught you to ice skate, a teacher who guided you, a positive role model? My M is for mentor.


  22. jakesprinter

    Beautiful post my friend for this week “M” theme ,thanks for sharing 🙂


  23. Hi everyone. It’s been awhile since I posted on this Challenge. It’s nice to be back.


  24. My contribution for M……Macao.The Morning After. at


  25. My favorite movie right now is the Swedish film As It Is In Heaven,

    and here’s my story to Moon:

    thanks again for the inspiration!


  26. sent by wolfgang herrmann:


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  28. Gorgeous image Frizz! Romantic place and romantic era 🙂
    Here is mine:


  29. There are so many movies I like…
    I’m not sure I could ever pick a favorite!


  30. Hi Frizz,

    Great story challenge. I love the photo you used.

    M is for Mt. St. Helens! M is also for memoir, and here is what I was doing when Mt. St. Helens erupted.



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  32. Pulling up from behind comes Zeebra! I’m slowly returning to the land of the living! Here’s my contribution to the challenge of M!


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  35. hope am not late for the challenge
    and hope you like my “M”


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