What's Your Next-Door Neighbor Story?

My Next-Door Neighbor

My next-door neighbor played with swords in the lawn, while listening to 80s butt rock. Sometimes he read philosophy or greek epics while basting in sun, sweat, and ancient porch couch particles. He taught me about 3D glasses. Sometimes he put asthmatic dorks in awe of his ninja-training. He accidentally threw a girl into the hole in front of the basement window. He wrote her poetry and took her a plant. She is a bad ass. My next-door neighbor cooked everything with beer. my next-door neighbor is totally my best friend.

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Have a Next-Door Neighbor Story?

As part of our new webcomic, Next-Door Neighbor, we thought it appropriate to have a little contest. Tell us your best true next-door neighbor story, and the winning tale will be matched with an artist and transformed into a webcomic and included as the final installment of Next-Door Neighbor.

About Next-Door Neighbor


No matter how close or how far, we all live next to someone, and we all have a Next-Door Neighbor story. With that in mind, editor Dean Haspiel asked some of his favorite storytellers and cartoonists to create their favorite NDN stories so we could share them with you.

The Fine Print & Contest Rules

By submitting an entry, you are granting SMITH the right to reprint or republish that entry online or in print, as well as make any necessary edits. See SMITH's terms of service for complete details.

This contest ends September 1, 2008. Prizes are not redeemable for cash and must be accepted as awarded. Winners are decided at the discretion of SMITH judges and all decisions are final. SMITH reserves the right to change the contest rules. Enter as often as you want. SMITH reserves the right to reprint or republish all entries.

 
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