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First was poem, then stories.  Now what?

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5 (38.5%)
Story
8 (61.5%)
Other?
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Author Topic: 3rd Annual Writing Contest!!!  (Read 15428 times)

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Re: 3rd Annual Writing Contest!!!
« Reply #30 on: April 07, 2005, 12:36:06 PM »
Stealing my mom's name still... 

Anyways, I'm not really sure if there will be a catagory yet but maybe I won't make one for this.


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Re: 3rd Annual Writing Contest!!!
« Reply #31 on: April 07, 2005, 02:09:22 PM »
I hope it isn't. My story's already written. :/

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Re: 3rd Annual Writing Contest!!!
« Reply #32 on: April 07, 2005, 02:46:38 PM »
Bleh, you should've waited.  I give ample time for everyone to write their stories after I announce the theme.  It may be themeless this year though.  Still haven't thought of the prize yet but most do it for the joy of writing and not for the prize anyway.


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Re: 3rd Annual Writing Contest!!!
« Reply #33 on: April 07, 2005, 03:08:13 PM »
How dare you call me a thief!

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Re: 3rd Annual Writing Contest!!!
« Reply #34 on: April 07, 2005, 03:16:40 PM »
It was easy!  ;D


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Re: 3rd Annual Writing Contest!!!
« Reply #35 on: April 07, 2005, 03:18:39 PM »
Bleh, you should've waited.  I give ample time for everyone to write their stories after I announce the theme.  It may be themeless this year though.  Still haven't thought of the prize yet but most do it for the joy of writing and not for the prize anyway.

If I must start over, I don't mind it. I just need to think of another idea, though...  :-\

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Re: 3rd Annual Writing Contest!!!
« Reply #36 on: April 07, 2005, 03:20:23 PM »
Don't delete it yet.  Wait until the polls end at least so I can decide.


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Re: 3rd Annual Writing Contest!!!
« Reply #37 on: April 08, 2005, 04:25:47 AM »
I'm in it for the poes.. If no then i won't enter.
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Re: 3rd Annual Writing Contest!!!
« Reply #38 on: April 10, 2005, 01:37:35 PM »
Poes?  As in Edgar Allen Poe?   ;D


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Re: 3rd Annual Writing Contest!!!
« Reply #39 on: April 11, 2005, 05:43:42 PM »
Er, I kinda forgot what day this poll was supposed to end.  Anyway, it's now locked and the contest will be for short stories only!


Starts: April 11, 2005

Ends: May 31, 2005

Topic: Short stories, fiction or nonfiction

Length Requirements: Maximum of 10,000 letters (including spaces)

Prize: An anime DVD (up to $30 value and that you can find in like a Suncoast)

Story Submission: Make sure it's has no mistakes before sending it to me.  I will not edit it.  Once you've got the story all done, PM the story to me, or if you can't, e-mail it to me. 

Other info: I live in the US so I'm not going to send the prize anywhere other than Canada and the US.  Keep the stories PG-13.  Don't want a little noob stumbling into a story that'll mess their brains up (and mine).  Winners will be chosen by a poll that members can vote in, with the authors being anonymous.  The story must make sense by itself, with no prior knowledge of a series or something needed. 


Feel free to post any questions here.  Bleh...

EDIT: Wrong date and number
« Last Edit: April 12, 2005, 12:37:54 PM by Waffo »


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Re: 3rd Annual Writing Contest!!!
« Reply #40 on: April 11, 2005, 08:55:02 PM »
1000 letters or words?  :-\
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Re: 3rd Annual Writing Contest!!!
« Reply #41 on: April 11, 2005, 09:31:17 PM »
Yay! Short stories.. I'll start on mine now.

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Re: 3rd Annual Writing Contest!!!
« Reply #42 on: April 12, 2005, 04:45:01 AM »
1000 letters or words?  :-\

Yeah.  I was wondering about that too!  That's a HUGE difference, whether it's 1,000 words or letters.  Please elucidate!

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Re: 3rd Annual Writing Contest!!!
« Reply #43 on: April 12, 2005, 07:51:32 AM »
Yeah, and what about the ending date? Is it supposed to be April 31?

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Re: 3rd Annual Writing Contest!!!
« Reply #44 on: April 12, 2005, 08:19:51 AM »
Those are some pretty stiff requirements.

 

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