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    I won a writing competition!!

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Noya Desherbanté, Dec 15, 2010.

    It was only the college one, but I'm pleased!!! XD The brief was write a story about 'an alternative nativity' in 750 words or less, and I won the runner-up prize, which was £20 of Waterstones vouchers, muhahaha! :p First prize was a Sony Reader, which I would have ADORED, but I do have a little list I can chew through quite nicely with those vouchers! I may even get my photo in the paper... :p

    I'm not showing off, I just wanted everyone to know that even if you're busy, stressed, and feeling like something people avoid on the pavement, you can still write something half-decent even when you in only get the motivation at 10am... and the deadline is 1pm. :D Good luck everyone if you're entering/have entered a competition!!

    (By the way, if this is in the wrong forum, please feel free to move it. :))
     
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    Congratulations! :D
     
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    Congrats! :D
    Waterstones.. -drool-
     
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    Would be nice to see what it was that won it for you, grats :)
     
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    Congrats!
    Do you plan on sharing the winning story with us?
     
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    Congrats! This really is great news.
     
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    That's awesome, congrats. :)
     
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    Well... perhaps I could be persuaded... :p

    Should it be in the Review Room, or posted in this thread though?? 0_o
     
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    That is a very good question. Ask Cogito (he's gonna hate me for saying that) and say we requested it.
     
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    Best place to put it is in your onsite blog, if you wanna share it ;)
     
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    brava!!!

    re posting it, don't do that if you intend to submit it for publication... and if was good enough for a prize, you should certainly consider doing so, imo...

    love and hugs, maia
     
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    Nahh mamma, I won't submit it to anything, purely because I wrote it as a little aside to the fact the first prize in the competition was a Sony Reader - it's involved quite heavily, and to anyone else who reads, it might come off a bit strange!!

    Anyway, the story is now available on my blog if anyone wants to take a look! :-D
     

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