January Monthly Writing Challenge

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January Monthly Writing Challenge
« on: January 01, 2018, 03:15:48 PM »
January Writing Challeng
January 1st - 31st


Prompt: Freewrite
Happy New Year everyone! This month we decided to go with an easy topic, to get back into the flow after the holidays. So we are basically doing an open prompt. Share a scene from a current project, or a short story you have been wanting to write. If you need some inspiration, feel free the browse here for prompts and ideas: http://forum.worldsmyths.com/index.php?board=32.0

If you have any other questions about the challenge, please reply to this post!


Wordcount: 5,000 word maximum. Please remember, this is just a maximum, meaning that you do NOT have to write 5,000 words, it just means that you can't surpass it.
Submission deadline: Wednesday, January 31st 2018, by 11:59 PM GMT-5 (11:59 PM EDT).

If you already have something written, you CAN and are encouraged to submit it to the challenge!

Voting will be posted on Thursday, February 1st, 2018.

All entries should be submitted to the writing challenge submission forum, using the submission form. You are allowed to submit your challenge via Google doc link or by uploading a Word doc to a response to this post as an attachment.

Remember, all entries must fit the fantasy genre.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask either here in the thread or send me a PM! Good luck!

Please respond to this post with the following information filled out in order to submit your entry:

Code: [Select]
[b]Title:[/b]
[b]Word count:[/b]
[b]Summary:[/b]
[b]Link to story:[/b]
[b]Do you want feedback after voting ends?[/b]

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Re: January Monthly Writing Challenge
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2018, 08:51:45 PM »
Bump!

Calling aaaaaall recently registered newbies (and oldbies and semi-newbies :P ) of the forum! This is your chance to show off your writing! This challenge is a free write, which means you can submit anything that 1. fits the fantasy genre 2. is PG-13 and below 3. uses original characters! We'd love to see you join in on this challenge!
« Last Edit: January 16, 2018, 08:53:36 PM by Jedi Knight Muse »
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Re: January Monthly Writing Challenge
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2018, 08:22:13 PM »
@ericadawn16 @Elena @katfireblade remember to link to your submission here so we know where they all are :)

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Re: January Monthly Writing Challenge
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2018, 09:23:16 PM »
I thought the Google link was optional?

I attached a file here:
http://forum.worldsmyths.com/index.php?topic=1275.0

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Re: January Monthly Writing Challenge
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2018, 09:35:17 PM »
I thought the Google link was optional?

I attached a file here:
http://forum.worldsmyths.com/index.php?topic=1275.0
You don't have to use Google docs, no, but you have to link us to your submission post in this thread so that we know where they all are. So in this case you did it correctly but @katfireblade would need to start a new thread in the challenge submissions section with the form filled out and submit her entry that way, rather than replying to your thread, and then she would link to her own thread in reply to this post. I promise it's not as complicated as it sounds. :P

(This was way easier when we had the old library -_-. I really need to rethink how the challenge submissions are currently being done 'cause I think people are getting confused.)
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Re: January Monthly Writing Challenge
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2018, 12:38:03 AM »
Okay, take two on this....

Title:  Scene - The Baby and the Chandelier (Untitled Book)
Word count:  3209
Summary:  “Satha, if I look up, am I going to find a baby in my very expensive chandelier?”
Link to story:  http://forum.worldsmyths.com/index.php?topic=1309.0
Do you want feedback after voting ends?  Yes please, that'd be nice. :)



« Last Edit: January 19, 2018, 12:42:03 AM by katfireblade »

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Re: January Monthly Writing Challenge
« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2018, 12:43:20 AM »
Link to my submission. Sorry, I didn't understand it was supposed to be here too.




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Re: January Monthly Writing Challenge
« Reply #7 on: January 19, 2018, 04:39:31 AM »
It's ok :D mistakes happen, that's why I gently prodded you. If it's all linked here we won't miss anything :)

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Re: January Monthly Writing Challenge
« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2018, 06:15:59 PM »
Title: Silver Creek
Word count: 1506
Summary: Rosette heads to Silver Creek for a visit. (Kinda bad, but that's all I got right now.)
Link to story: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Tq4BND6BnJsdH5Y8Pe5Ot8BahfRz9S9iP_1U11gNCMM/edit?usp=sharing
Do you want feedback after voting ends? If anyone has any, :D
« Last Edit: January 25, 2018, 12:46:26 PM by SecretRock »

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Re: January Monthly Writing Challenge
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2018, 05:11:06 PM »
Title: The Battle for Djakhem
Word Count: ~1,500
Summary: Rashekhu, Queen of Djakhem, must defend her people from an invading rival kingdom, with the help of her trusty tyrannosaur Apekhuri.
Link to Story: http://forum.worldsmyths.com/index.php?topic=1313.0
Do you want feedback after voting ends: Of course, why not?
« Last Edit: January 21, 2018, 10:08:16 PM by Tyrannohotep »
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Re: January Monthly Writing Challenge
« Reply #10 on: January 23, 2018, 05:15:30 AM »
Title:  Not So Alone
Word count: 1428 (I am writing this a flash fiction piece with a 1.5k max word count)
Summary: Sarett realises that she might not be so alone after all
Link to story: https://docs.google.com/document/d/16jNUnR8GLDfoXmk9dJJIiUB7ueecDT2nJINnKbyT3u4/edit?usp=sharing
Do you want feedback after voting ends? Yes, the link above lets you comment so comment away!

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Re: January Monthly Writing Challenge
« Reply #11 on: January 25, 2018, 10:09:49 AM »
Bump! You have until January 31st to get your entries in!
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Re: January Monthly Writing Challenge
« Reply #12 on: January 28, 2018, 06:18:29 AM »
Title: Investigation
Word count: 3719
Summary: The captain of the High Lords personal Guard, Ember is sent to investigate an attack on the school for gifted Tigerhall.
Link to story: Investigation
Do you want feedback after voting ends? Yes. While it's still a first draft any feedback is welcome. Commenting should be possible on the google doc.
Title: Tigerhall (WIP)
Status: Writing
Word Count : 34,711

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Re: January Monthly Writing Challenge
« Reply #13 on: January 28, 2018, 11:36:43 PM »
Title: Recall
Word count:1114
Summary:  With the breaking of the third memory seal, Adam's world crumbles.
Link to submission: http://forum.worldsmyths.com/index.php?topic=1329.0
Google Doc Link:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1cRrPkK6ARB55JXVW6gJ7Hd0ghsqMUSN8aCO0zjQOTSA/edit?usp=sharing
Do you want feedback after voting ends?:  Yes Please!

I hope I did that right.

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Re: January Monthly Writing Challenge
« Reply #14 on: January 31, 2018, 01:35:01 PM »
Today's the last day to get your entries in! Entries are due tonight by 11:59 PM ET GMT-5.
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