Soul-Board's Official Writing Contest [Deadline Tomorrow!]

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  Posted on July 27, 2014 23:55
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Credit to Grimm_ for the banner.

Rules

• Written material has to original. Plagarism, or any attempt, might result in a ban from further writing contests or worse.
• Has to be written by one person. No collaboration will be accepted.
• One story will be accepted per person. If you wish to change/edit your story, you can do so by follow-up Private Messages for a maximum of 3 times. Be cautious.
• If your story does not meet requirements, we will notify you (if time permits.).
• All forum rules apply.

Theme and Restrictions

The theme of the contest is plot-twists. Easy to conceptualize, hard to write away on paper without giving it away too easily. The trick to a masterful plot-twist is building a sense of control for the reader, only to shatter it at your will.

This has to be done in around 1200 words; a small number to the untrained, restless hand, perfect for the sober men with clarity of plot. Follow it strictly. Around 1200 means we can be flexible with letting 50-odd words through but don't try and push it.

Prizes

The winner of the writing contest will have the chance to change the regular ranks to whatever of their choosing for 2 weeks and bragging rights. S-B's writing community is a extensive one; winning the contest should come with its own merit. Therefore, if you have a showcase of your writing works, we will sticky your writing showcase for a month at your request.

Instructions

• Private Message your entry to VanDerLijsten in the following format:
Title:
Word Count:
Story:
• Deadline is on 18th August. Voting will take place within the next couple of days.
• Tools: Word Counter

As always, you can ask questions in this thread or you can PM VanDerLijsten but sparingly, please.

Edit : I am going to give everyone 1 more goddamn week because I know people procrastinate on writing.

  Posted on July 28, 2014 00:08
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Hmm what should I write about?
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  Posted on July 28, 2014 00:10
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I want to join but I am scared to join. Because my retarded story was a failure after all. XD

Join.

I will say if I wanna be out.
  Posted on July 28, 2014 00:18
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Rhaenys wrote:
Hmm what should I write about?
Something with a non-cliche or predictable scenario that has an even less predictable outcome. (wary#thumbsup)
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  Posted on July 28, 2014 00:54
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cokesrule wrote:
Rhaenys wrote:
Hmm what should I write about?
Something with a non-cliche or predictable scenario that has an even less predictable outcome. (wary#thumbsup)

A story with epic twist, a group of teenages go camping one night to to their surprise they find a manic with a chainsaw.

Twist is no one dies and the befriend the manic who theyve come to understand was just lonley.
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  Posted on July 28, 2014 01:11
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And then spaghetti fell out of my pocket.

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  Posted on July 28, 2014 02:41
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Rhaenys wrote:
cokesrule wrote:
Rhaenys wrote:
Hmm what should I write about?
Something with a non-cliche or predictable scenario that has an even less predictable outcome. (wary#thumbsup)

A story with epic twist, a group of teenages go camping one night to to their surprise they find a manic with a chainsaw.

Twist is no one dies and the befriend the manic who theyve come to understand was just lonley.
Interesting.

Sounds like the plotline for a Scary Movie film. (turkey)
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  Posted on July 28, 2014 02:43
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I prolly won't enter since I'm awful with a one chapter story, lol.
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  Posted on July 28, 2014 03:22
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@Rai, come on you know you want to. It doesnt have to be a whole story only a part with a twist.
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  Posted on July 28, 2014 03:53
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Join, because why not embarrass myself?

I also have an interesting idea that I'll probably completely forget tomorrow when I'm on again. (wary)
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  Posted on July 28, 2014 05:22
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cokesrule wrote:
Join, because why not embarrass myself?

I also have an interesting idea that I'll probably completely forget tomorrow when I'm on again. (wary)

Try to remember haha
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  Posted on July 28, 2014 05:26
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Yeah I'm in, I have an idea for that western thing, should turn out nice Ha...
Probably not though
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  Posted on July 28, 2014 05:32
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Glad too see youve joined.
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  Posted on July 29, 2014 00:21
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*Rai wrote:
I prolly won't enter since I'm awful with a one chapter story, lol.
Bullshit, that thing you wrote last year or whenever was pretty legit. (turkey#moustache3)
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  Posted on July 29, 2014 00:26
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It didn't get a single vote. (hippo)
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