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Strong Character Writing Contest - $100 Prize

Discussion in 'Strong Character Contest' started by Daniel, Sep 8, 2007.

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  1. Domoviye

    Domoviye Contributing Member

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    I'm working on my. I'm even getting it professionally edited.
    Well if you consider professionally edited, showing it to my Dad who is a perfectionist and reads something like a book a day.
     
  2. LikeLightToTheFlies

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    I've also started mine. Already either halfway or a third of the way done with it. (I have yet to determine whether it's gonna be a two-part or three-part story.)
     
  3. Eóin

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    Hmmm, I've started about three different ones so far, and I'll probably end up chucking away more ideas before the end.
     
  4. Charisma

    Charisma Transposon Contributor

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    I'm thinkign of a good storyline, and then I'll write. I mean, we have a month. No need to hurry.
     
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    Just posted my fantasy story up. Take a look everyone!
     
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    currently writing my entry
     
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    I like the prompt, consider me in. :)
     
  8. wordweaver

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    A question...

    Do you like the word count, and genre included with the story that's submitted for the contest? Or is a title just fine.
     
  9. EyezForYou

    EyezForYou Active Member

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    The title is just fine, I suppose.
     
  10. wordweaver

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    My dark fantasy story is up and running. :)
     
  11. Ursy

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    As is my totally soppy work of fiction... Even I'm surprised it came out that soppy. :D
     
  12. krosangnomelord

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    There are a lot of grammatical errors and instances with incorrect word usage...

    I really wish this wasn't a community-based vote.
     
  13. Banzai

    Banzai One-time Mod, but on the road to recovery Contributor

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    Sorry, what? You mean you wish it wasn't the entire forum who got to vote on them? Why? Surely, in a community of writers, such errors will be noticed, and will count against the pieces?
     
  14. DavidGil

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    It's perfectly reasonable. It's a competition and I doubt people get their stories critiqued when they send theirs off to competitions non-net based.

    It's up to the writers to get everything correct. *shrugs*
     
  15. Malena

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    Cool theme, I will try to participate... It will be the first time I write a short story in english! :rolleyes:
     
  16. poempedlar

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    Hi Funny Bunny, I was looking for you. Good luck
     
  17. PrincessGarnet

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    what's central standard time?

    I might try to enter this as I do like the theme, although the word limit is a bit weird. And I guess it's possible to do this if your not American?
     
  18. Banzai

    Banzai One-time Mod, but on the road to recovery Contributor

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    Yes it's possible (I will be :p) and Central Standard Time is GMT-6.
     
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    I heard about this competition from a friend. I still have a couple days to register, I'll try and whip something decent up.
     
  20. Daniel

    Daniel I'm sure you've heard the rumors. Founder Staff Contributor

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    Good luck everyone.

    Just over a day left.
     
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    when's voting?
     
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    Yes, good luck to everyone!

    There's some pretty strong stories here. ;)

    *sorry, I couldn't resist! hahahahaha!*
     
  23. Daniel

    Daniel I'm sure you've heard the rumors. Founder Staff Contributor

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    Voting will start within one week after the contest closes.
     
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    Best of luck to all the entrants. You've all done a fabulous job.
     
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    tried to enter at 6999 words (and i had to heavily edit to get it there) only to be told character limit is 30000 characters. sorry, most of my words are better than five letters, plus spaces and punctuation. nice try tho.
     

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