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  • #76
    What the shit am I going to write?!

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    • #77
      I know what im going to write, but no time. Final semester of college, ive been working on shit non-stop(15 page research essay, 10k+ word novella, and another short story that is reaching 10k), but ill have time after school ends to work on it. so game on!
      Last edited by Robcbh; 04-05-2012, 01:18 PM.
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      • #78
        We're almost there

        To mail me a story by sometime Monday night or from that midnight to Tuesday morning, just click my name and go to my profile, send me a PM or e-mail with your story. Best to copy and paste it to the body of the e-mail or PM since I have a knock-off word processor that doesn’t seem to like the usual format of the common Windows word processor.

        I'm thinking I'll post the stories both here and on the new boards, vote where ever you like, even both, the way I keep track of things it won't be a problem.

        I'll post one story a day and leave them open for 8 days, that is closing them the same day on the following week. Once all is done I'll post the scores. Top score is the winner, plus a note as to who did the best in each of the 3 categories of Readability, Concept, and Atmosphere.

        As we've seen in the past, the winner has yet to take all 3 categories.
        Electric 6 Radio Ga Ga
        Chemical Romance Welcome To The Black Parade
        Beatfreakz Somebody's Watching Me
        The Darkness I Believe In A Thing Called Love
        Boogie Pimps Somebody To Love
        Nightcore Land Of Confusion
        Bif Naked Moment Of Weakness
        Rend Collective My Lighthouse
        Dickies Killer Klowns From Outer Space
        Garbage Special
        Cardigans My Favorite Game
        Living Colour Cult of Personality
        Limousines Internet Killed The Video Star
        Alien Ant Farm Smooth Criminal
        Sasha D Russian Girls
        Scatman John Scatman

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        • #79
          I got a couple stories in so far, so I'm gonna start posting them one a day.

          I'm still accepted stories up through tomorrow morning as previously stated, so the deadline hasn't changed at all. So put those finishing touches on your stories and send them in please.

          As I said in the post above, I'll be posting the stories on both forums, so vote on which ever board you prefer or even copy and paste your reviews to both boards
          Electric 6 Radio Ga Ga
          Chemical Romance Welcome To The Black Parade
          Beatfreakz Somebody's Watching Me
          The Darkness I Believe In A Thing Called Love
          Boogie Pimps Somebody To Love
          Nightcore Land Of Confusion
          Bif Naked Moment Of Weakness
          Rend Collective My Lighthouse
          Dickies Killer Klowns From Outer Space
          Garbage Special
          Cardigans My Favorite Game
          Living Colour Cult of Personality
          Limousines Internet Killed The Video Star
          Alien Ant Farm Smooth Criminal
          Sasha D Russian Girls
          Scatman John Scatman

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          • #80
            That's it for this year, only 3 stories, while I certainly would have wished for 2-3 more. I'm not upset at anyone, I know I've had trouble myself worrying if I'll make the deadline and I'm running the thing.

            Everyone is as welcome as ever to write something for the Fall Write Off

            Stories will be open til the day they were posted of next week. And everyone is welcome to vote.
            Electric 6 Radio Ga Ga
            Chemical Romance Welcome To The Black Parade
            Beatfreakz Somebody's Watching Me
            The Darkness I Believe In A Thing Called Love
            Boogie Pimps Somebody To Love
            Nightcore Land Of Confusion
            Bif Naked Moment Of Weakness
            Rend Collective My Lighthouse
            Dickies Killer Klowns From Outer Space
            Garbage Special
            Cardigans My Favorite Game
            Living Colour Cult of Personality
            Limousines Internet Killed The Video Star
            Alien Ant Farm Smooth Criminal
            Sasha D Russian Girls
            Scatman John Scatman

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            • #81
              This Spring's write off is now over, we got some great stories and some really close scores.

              Story #1: The Itch At The End Of The World Willowfang
              Readability: 3.875 (Highest Readability)
              Concept: 4.00
              Atmosphere: 3.875
              Total: 3.917 (Highest Atmosphere)

              Story #2: Footsteps by Erebus Dirge
              Readability: 3.60
              Concept: 4.10 (Highest Concept)
              Atmosphere: 3.60
              Total: 3.767

              Story #3: Sutter Dixon by Spaced
              Readability: 3.25
              Concept: 3.875
              Atmosphere: 3.75
              Total: 3.625

              This is my first win and I had a lot of fun writing mine. Looks like the modifications to rating Atmosphere worked well since our last write off.

              Our next write off will start it's specific discussion on the first Monday of August, writing on the first Monday of September for 6 weeks and the posting of stories a couple of weeks before Halloween so we can have something to read before and not after this time.

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              I also may need some help running it this fall since I'll prolly be busy with my Wedding in October. I don't know if this looks hard or not, but it really isn't. Just need to be there to make a few decision if something comes up, be there to receive the stories, make sure they're post-able, nothing racist, too graphic, pornographic, or some other sort of offensive. Then just a little math you can do with the calculator on your phone or computer.

              I'll remind people when we start up in August, just something to think about.
              Electric 6 Radio Ga Ga
              Chemical Romance Welcome To The Black Parade
              Beatfreakz Somebody's Watching Me
              The Darkness I Believe In A Thing Called Love
              Boogie Pimps Somebody To Love
              Nightcore Land Of Confusion
              Bif Naked Moment Of Weakness
              Rend Collective My Lighthouse
              Dickies Killer Klowns From Outer Space
              Garbage Special
              Cardigans My Favorite Game
              Living Colour Cult of Personality
              Limousines Internet Killed The Video Star
              Alien Ant Farm Smooth Criminal
              Sasha D Russian Girls
              Scatman John Scatman

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