GF Writing Contest: Free Style

Discussion in 'Art & Creative' started by Mirage, Jun 9, 2008.

  1. Mirage

    Mirage Administrator Staff Member V.I.P.

    Alright we're holding a writing contest. The prize is personal satisfaction and an ego boost. ;)

    Sign up here if you plan to write something.

    Entry Deadline: June 17th (Details on how to submit will be posted later on. Also, don't PM your entries to me. We'll all post ours at the same time when I set up a way to do that anonymously)

    The rules:

    1. 500 words minimum. 2,000 words maximum.

    2. No style or subject/theme restrictions. Should be a story in itself though. Not a part of a bigger story unless the part you submit makes sense by itself.

    3. I will create a submission system where people can post their story's anonymously.

    Judging will go like so:

    Each story will be judged separately. In order to judge a story you must do the following:

    1. Write a brief review of the story, what you liked, what you didn't like.

    2. Give a grade of 1 to 5 stars.

    3. Reviews and ratings will be private until after judging is over. (To discourage bandwagon ratings)

    After 7 days we will average the ratings for each story. If some stories are tied then we will go ahead and have a poll for those.

  2. AngelsPeak

    AngelsPeak Wanna play?

    I'll be submitting something.
  3. dDave

    dDave Guardian of the Light V.I.P.

    Sounds like an interesting idea, now If only I knew what to write about, I have more of a talent for writing extremely long things I am currently in the process of writing a book (a very long book), Could I just submit a chapter from that?
  4. Merc

    Merc Certified Shitlord V.I.P. Lifetime

    *signs up*

    Yeah, dude.
  5. Mirage

    Mirage Administrator Staff Member V.I.P.

    By the way I'm also entering this. I have a good idea going I think. We'll see how it's accepted I guess.

    I'm already feeling constrained by the 2,000 limit. I have a little over 1,000 words written and I'm going to have to figure out how to condense in order to get everything in there.
  6. Zachary

    Zachary ,,l,, //_- ,,l,,

    i guess ill sign up (got nothing better to do)
  7. Bjarki

    Bjarki Registered Member


    (provided there's inspiration :))
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  8. icegoat63

    icegoat63 Son of Liberty V.I.P. Lifetime

    You betcha! Consider this my blood on the contract!
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  9. kiwi

    kiwi The Original Kiwi

    I will most likely be entering, as long as I have the time to complete it.
  10. Boredie

    Boredie In need of Entertainment

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