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Road Trip Wednesday #75: Your Best Scar


Welcome to our 75th Road Trip Wednesday!

Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writing- or reading-related question that begs to be answered. In the comments, you can hop from destination to destination and get everybody's unique take on the topic.

We'd love for you to participate! Just answer the prompt on your own blog and leave a link - or, if you prefer, you can include your answer in the comments.

This Week's Topic:
What is the story of your best scar?


Road Trip Song of the Week:
"Scars" by Papa Roach
Kaitlin Ward

Kaitlin Ward is the author of Bleeding Earth, Adaptive Books 2016, and The Farm, coming 2017 from Scholastic.

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42 comments:

  1. Scar???? I've never considered any of my scars to be the best. Just a show of my clumsiness.

    I do though have a wicked scar in my eyebrow that makes plucking a real pain.

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  2. I love this topic. It's making me relive some fun childhood memories. :-)

    http://cindythomasbooks.blogspot.com/2011/04/road-trip-wednesday-your-best-scar.html

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  3. This one's a short and sweet entry for me.

    http://jennhoffine.blogspot.com/2011/04/road-trip-wednesday-and-z-how-many-have.html

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  4. http://thirtysixthfloorbalcony.blogspot.com/2011/04/road-trip-wednesday-ouch.html

    Wherein I reveal the real reason I'm so goofy.

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  5. Here's mine:

    http://thewordsonpaper.blogspot.com/2011/04/rtw-scar-story.html

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  6. I love scar stories. Here's mine: http://www.rebeccabehrens.com/2011/04/rtw-scars-add-characters.html

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  7. Here's mine!! Interesting topic :)

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  8. Here's my scar story:

    www.amongdahlias.wordpress.com

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  9. Lol, is it weird that we thought this was fun? http://seepamwrite.blogspot.com/2011/04/painstaking-song-of-day-scars-by-papa.html

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  10. Mine here. :D

    http://www.chelseyblair.com/2011/04/scars.html

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  11. http://kaitlinward.blogspot.com/2011/04/rtw-best-scar-stories.html

    I make myself sound like a disaster waiting to happen in this post!

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  12. http://katharineowens.blogspot.com/2011/04/rtw-memory-of-scar.html

    LOVED this one, ladies!

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  13. I'm doing A-Z this month so I tied it in with RTW! Here 'tis:

    http://alisonmiller20.blogspot.com/2011/04/killer-scars.html

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  14. Er, that comment is supposed to say, "Here's mine." Anyway... :)

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  15. I wish any of my (abundant) scars had stories worth relaying. That being said, I'll consider this question over the next few hours and see if I'm perhaps forgetting something . . . !

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  16. Considering my mother raised me a chicken, it's hard to locate a scar... http://bit.ly/fsOqa2

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  17. Oh yes. Now this is a topic that I know mucho abouto.

    http://overyonderlit.blogspot.com/2011/04/rtw-scars-make-me-feel-dangerous.html

    Enjoy!

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  18. Let's talk about mechanical horses, shall we?

    http://jennalynwrite.blogspot.com/2011/04/scars-or-why-k-mart-is-death-trap.html

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  19. So fun!

    http://meredithmccardle.com/blog/277

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  20. Fun! I wanted to play, and this is my first one!

    http://morsini.blogspot.com/2011/04/road-trip-wednesday.html

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  21. Alright, I'm game this week: http://rachelsearles.blogspot.com/2011/04/joining-virtual-road-trip.html

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  22. Great topic! Here's mine: a unicorn, a gullible friend, and the chicken pox... http://laraehrlich.com/2011/04/13/ya-highway-a-brief-brush-with-immortality/

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  23. http://colewritingblog.blogspot.com/2011/04/rtw-my-best-scar.html It's definitely my best (translation: one I didn't do because I was shaving without my glasses on!)

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  24. mine's here:

    http://careyfarrell.com/2011/04/13/rtw-your-best-scar/

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  25. The accident is really just the starting point.

    http://everydayperformance.wordpress.com/2010/07/04/on-second-thought-maybe-i-dont-want-to-know/

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  26. Mine disappeared! Here it is again...

    http://loritayseastep.wordpress.com/

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  27. I have my very own Harry Potter scar, right in the middle of my forehead. It's not so lightning-bolty though.

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  28. I don;t have any interesting scars so I blogged about the time I was lookout while two of my friends tried to give themselves piercings: http://kathleenpeacock.blogspot.com/2011/04/rtw-lookout.html

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  29. So many to choose from . . .

    http://angelicarjackson.blogspot.com/

    And BTW, I love to give my characters scars, and stories of how they got them, as part of the character development. Even if they never make it into the book.

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  30. Ah! I thinking I might do a LATE RTW on Thursday because I absolutely love this topic. If I do, I'll come back and leave a link.

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  31. I'll play!

    http://beck-nicholas.blogspot.com/

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  32. I was somewhere I didn’t belong, in a place where I didn’t know the rules, and I was rewarded with the best scar of my life.

    http://lynnehansen.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/best-scar/

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  33. Oh, the joys of not having an ironing board...http://beefcakeandbabes.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/road-trip-wednesday-6/

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  34. OKAY, here is the link : http://tencentnotes.blogspot.com/2011/04/scar-story.html My scar story

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  35. hahaha. I usually need to tone down the words.

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  36. I totally participated but then forgot to link to my website.

    brandimziegler.wordpress.com

    The scar I picked to blog about is on my right temple, and it's from two injuries. First time I fell, second time I was bit. Yeah...

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  37. I am new to this, and I'm just catching on. Please forgive my ignorance (or lameness, whichever word you prefer). Next week, I shall do better!

    1. Never ride off the sidewalk into the street without looking; you may ride into your older brother and lose two teeth.

    2. Never ride your older brother's bike (sensing a pattern?) really fast around a turn, skid out and rip a hole in your knee when your parents aren't home to take you to the ER because you will still have gravel in your leg in your 40s.

    3. Be cautious in your consumption of alcohol and salty snacks at the first party you attend after you wean your youngest child because it can lead to dehydration, passing out and waking up bleeding on the floor in front of his bedroom with no real memory of how you got there. And of course your husband is away on business, so you have to call one neighbor to watch the kids and another to drive you to the hospital.

    4. And of course, be really, really careful with the cheese grater.

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  38. Super late:
    http://monicamansfield.blogspot.com/2011/04/my-best-scar-story.html

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