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Just Damn Cute
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:57 pm GMT 
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2011 11:56 pm GMT 
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Congratulations everyone, again!

Fresh though it is on the heels of the results, I feel it's best to announce the new theme sooner rather than later, though I don't want the talk about the previous contest to stop yet, especially when it'd be so good to get some feedback for entries. The point, after all, is not so much to win or do well in the contest as much as to have a reason to write and a reason to keep writing and get feedback from fellow writers.

So, with a strong recommendation that you please leave feedback for the entries of the previous contest on the comments thread, I will announce here that the theme for the next contest will be "showdown".

A showdown calls to mind perhaps a battle of wills, a fight or a dramatic climax to some long held resentments or rivalries, but of course, a showdown can be serious or shallow, funny or deadly serious. As before, I encourage you to be creative with it.

The deadline for the entries for the next contest will be March the 31st
, so you have a month and a half instead of the two months you had last time.

As with the last contest, PM entries to me.

If you use your rp characters, you are strongly encouraged to disguise their identities. Using your own characters is also best!

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 Post subject: Re: Writing Contest Hub
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Awww I didn't win anything :( Oh well, I'll just win the next one! lolz

Good job to everyone!!! They were very good :) Now to write about a showdown... hmm.... sounds like resiliency will be a huge factor.


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What's this? Pm me please... I'm a bit confuzzled..

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 25, 2011 7:41 pm GMT 
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It's an open writing contest for any of the forum members to join.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:02 pm GMT 
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What Artemis just said and if you wish to enter, write a story following the rules on the first page of this thread- and PM the entry to me. The theme is Showdown and the deadline WAS March the 31st but is sadly now in all likelihood going to be extended due to lack of entries. So if you want to enter, you likely have time.

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Thanks alot! I think I'll write one, is there a length deadline? And since the deadline might be extended I just want to know when I should put it in, as soon as possible of course but the deadline.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:45 am GMT 
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Bookcat, I am glad you are interested in participating! Please read the rules, which are on the first page of this thread, which tell you what the length of the piece should be and other important things.

As to the deadline, I can't confirm that yet, but I should be announcing it fairly soon. I am sure you will have time enough to complete your entry.

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If the deadline is extended, I might attempt an entry as well, but it would depend on how this next week turns out.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 26, 2011 8:29 pm GMT 
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Oh gee, an extension would be AWESOME! This week has been the only time for me to have any time to write (finals last week included a magnificent 22 page pager, a 6 page paper, a 2 page paper, and 2 very difficult final exams), and basically what I've focused on are sleep and two scholarship applications that are due by the 8th of April. I've got most of the information for the scholarships down, but I'm leaving for University tomorrow, so whatever time I have between now and the deadline will be for finishing and printing everything out for the applications along with normal school poop. For the story, I have a start; it's only 250 words in, but I have a good idea of where it'll be going and I like it so far. So an extension would definitely be helpful.


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I was totally going to enter before life happened and hit me in the face with a load of work XD I might get an entry in if the deadline is extended, though it depends on where it's extended to.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 28, 2011 8:39 pm GMT 
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I have a story I wrote for kicks a few weeks ago that might, somewhat tenuously, fit under the theme. Are slightly vague connections kosher or not?

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 28, 2011 10:43 pm GMT 
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I'd say GO FOR IT!!! yay fotecp! by the way, what does your name mean?


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Egad!
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Hehe thanks for the support. You know, strangely enough, you may be the first person to ever ask me that! It's an acronym for my less than epic ninja name, as bestowed by Dvorak, who's my brother irl...."Flight of the Easily Confused Partridge." XD

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 28, 2011 11:22 pm GMT 
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I don't know why I never asked myself the question of what the name meant, I just accepted it, as is. And now I know the intriguing, long hidden, never questioned truth!

Also Fotecp, I am very glad you're considering entering. PM your story to me and I shall take a look- I expect it's on theme enough to count. Tenuous links are fine although in the voting, voters should take into account how well a story fits the theme as well as its other merits.

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