The Second Writing Contest


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The Second Writing Contest
« on: November 07, 2008, 07:17:31 PM »
Hey guys. I just found in The Lounge a writing contest which sounded great. But it never really got anywhere, and now the thread is dead. But I thought it would be cool if we could try it again, this time we can have a deadline to say...December 6th? We'll follow the same rules as the other writing contest. I'm in, is anyone else?

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Re: The Second Writing Contest
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2008, 08:36:46 AM »
I'd like to try again, though it will be different then last time.

First of all, there must be a new 'connection' to all the stories. (like the line), we don't want to use the same line again! Besides that, I'd like to push back the deadline to december 31th, so voting can begin in the new year! The winner can call himself the best writer (on this forum) of 2008!

Since shadowbender started this time, why don't you think of something for a connection between the stories?
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Re: The Second Writing Contest
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2008, 11:41:40 AM »
Yeah, I'm definitely down for this as well. I'd like to try it.

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Re: The Second Writing Contest
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2008, 01:00:39 PM »
I'm always down for writing contests.

Explain to me the rules and whatnot because I have no idea how this is all going down... lol
Do you think you could beat up Bruce Lee?  I mean, if you knew karate?  What if he wasn't allowed to kick, and you were really mad at him?

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Re: The Second Writing Contest
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2008, 01:11:55 PM »
Explain to me the rules and whatnot because I have no idea how this is all going down... lol

Here's the old one:
http://www.mnightfans.com/forums/index.php?topic=1805.0

Don't start yet, 'cause the rules will change a little bit!
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Re: The Second Writing Contest
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2008, 10:24:34 PM »
Honestly, I don't think there should be a limit this time on the maximum number of pages. That feels a little restricting to me. And it really doesn't take a lot of time at all to read a script. A ten page one I could read in about five minutes. So yeah, just my opinion, there really shouldn't be a restriction. But that's just me.

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Re: The Second Writing Contest
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2008, 02:55:26 PM »
Thanks for the link.  Sounds like fun.

Honestly, I don't think there should be a limit this time on the maximum number of pages. That feels a little restricting to me. And it really doesn't take a lot of time at all to read a script. A ten page one I could read in about five minutes. So yeah, just my opinion, there really shouldn't be a restriction. But that's just me.

I actually disagree.  When you limit yourself to ten pages, it becomes a little more challenging, which I like.  And if we keep the max number of pages to a smaller amount, then the potential of more people joining is better.  Also, it's perfect for people who wish to vote.  It allows them to read more scripts and not HAVE to spend more than five minutes reading one.  Agree?
Do you think you could beat up Bruce Lee?  I mean, if you knew karate?  What if he wasn't allowed to kick, and you were really mad at him?

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Re: The Second Writing Contest
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2008, 01:33:02 PM »
I'm in, but whati s the theme, or is there no theme.
I see the world Lucius Hunt, just not the way you see it.


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Re: The Second Writing Contest
« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2008, 04:33:32 AM »
Alright, I got something...

Write a (short) prequel/sequel/spin-off of one of the 6 M. Nights major movies. Could be any genre!
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Re: The Second Writing Contest
« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2008, 06:56:39 PM »
I like that idea but I think that it should be a seperate writing contest.  Let's stick to the basics first.
Do you think you could beat up Bruce Lee?  I mean, if you knew karate?  What if he wasn't allowed to kick, and you were really mad at him?

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Re: The Second Writing Contest
« Reply #10 on: November 23, 2008, 05:10:41 PM »
That's a good idea Erin, but how about we do a free choice writing contest. It can be about anything. How about it?

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Re: The Second Writing Contest
« Reply #11 on: November 24, 2008, 02:14:08 PM »
That's a good idea Erin, but how about we do a free choice writing contest. It can be about anything. How about it?
Since shadowbender started this time, why don't you think of something for a connection between the stories?
Your call...
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Re: The Second Writing Contest
« Reply #12 on: November 26, 2008, 07:04:04 AM »
Well, we're getting way to close to the end date now. So I would just say, let's keep it open.

No page limit, no specific genre. So basicaly there are only two rules.
1. You have to be the writer of the material
2. It must be entered by december 31th, 24:00.

Voting will be the same as the last time.
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Re: The Second Writing Contest
« Reply #13 on: December 02, 2008, 07:03:28 PM »
Ok I've got entry lol its not finished but like its the begining of a story hope thats ok ^^;
http://tahnee503.deviantart.com/art/Happiness-could-mean-anything1-105004294

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Re: The Second Writing Contest
« Reply #14 on: December 03, 2008, 09:55:12 PM »
lol @ "tasty smell"
See the villain's larger eyes insinuating a just-off-normal perspective on how they see the world? I see signs Lucius Hunt; just not as you see dead people. I am so very happy we saw..each other, and no I will not tell you what color love is. Stop asking.