Official Story Writing Contest (Winners Announced!)

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Official Story Writing Contest (Winners Announced!)

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Hello!
I and Kenya are holding a Story Writing contest, with slight hopes to boost activity, but also for fun as we haven't had any news on the website for a while!
However, it has to be WEO themed!
Maybe it'll be about an experience of WEO, or just with the WEO animals and the locations?
It's up to you, as long as it's WEO themed! :wink:

Before anything else, there are some rules.
Keep it WEO themed, or yours will be disqualified, and it'd be a shame for you to spend all that time for nothing.

Do not-I repeat, do not- copy someone else's work. This includes 'stealing' their plot and copying and pasting their work. If you are found to do this you may get a temporary ban from the forums. Remember, it is PLAGIARISM and it's illegal. Don't do it.

There is a minimum of 300 words and a maximum of 500 words.

One entry per person-Do NOT make multiple accounts.

Your entry must be submitted before the deadline.
The prizes!

First place- 2 free weeks of advanced game.
Second place- 1 free week of advanced game.
Third place- Honorable mention on the news page/headline.

This ends on the 26th of October. That's 3 weeks!
Good luck! :mrgreen:
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Cool!
I'm going to enter and win.... I think.
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Aw man... xP Time is not on my side right now. If I'm gonna win this, I will have to write day and night. I have 2 other stories going on right now. 1 for homework and 1 for practice, now I have one for competition! >:D

I am so glad a plot came to me when it did, or I would have been doomed! Need to work on the rising action, climax, and deneumont! xP Otherwise, I'm good to go!
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YES! finally a writing contest i can take part in! i'm totally in! i love writing and my English teacher always bugs me about stuff :/ right now we are doing horror stories but i can only really do them if they have some kind of beast/ animal in as i can only really describe them.... *ahem* a funny little fact here: i almost made my old English teacher faint from my short horror description.... i guess it could be a "you should have been there" story xD Anyway, do the stories have to be a full story, a kind of diary themed or a short story? :lol:
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DarkWolf wrote:YES! finally a writing contest i can take part in! i'm totally in! i love writing and my English teacher always bugs me about stuff :/ right now we are doing horror stories but i can only really do them if they have some kind of beast/ animal in as i can only really describe them.... *ahem* a funny little fact here: i almost made my old English teacher faint from my short horror description.... i guess it could be a "you should have been there" story xD Anyway, do the stories have to be a full story, a kind of diary themed or a short story? :lol:
Anything you like, aslong as its over 300 and under 500 words and weo themed. c:
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Great! I'm gonna start it right here! Er... After I've done my religious education and science homework... Then I'm totally gonna start! I've got an AWESOME idea! The start is kind of a real life theme (a person playing the game or something) *ahem* so no stealing that idea! XD :D
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Before I begin, where do we put our story? Do we post it here, or do we PM..?
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I was just gonna post here... And NUUU! I'm on a real good build up and I've only got 499 words left! Gah! Not fair xD now I might have to edit the WHOLE thing to make it for :(
NO! I went over :( damn must write again! I don't want to miss out all the details, but then I know I have to have over 300 words but less than 500
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Meep! So sorry, but 500 words is WAY to short for me. ): I'll have to withdraw from the competition...
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500 words maximum? ): I have to agree with NatureHeart. I've been writing my own story and it's overall 50,000 words, about 6-12k each chapter.
I probably won't be able to "win" the competition (I think Kenya will understand why) but a bit more of a boost on the word maximum or just saying "please don't make this like a 10-page essay" will be good enough for me and probably others. I would also address, if you do comply, that sizes of the stories shouldn't matter so no one will have to worry about making a long story. Some people just naturally like to write long stories, others not.
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I understand entirely but it needs to be short for the sake of judging. ^–^'
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Ydnsh xD yea I understand, I am in fact one of those people who can start off with a few descriptive words and soon end up with half a page of describing a room in about 5 mins... Have you heard of the story "beowulf"? We had to write the main events of the story with our our own details blah. Anyway, when I finished mine was around 5 pages long because of the time limit, there was not a letter or page limit... So the poor teacher spent half an hour marking mine xD A+ Yipee xD I thought I was the only one struggling!? So glad I'm not alone xD I could manage with keeping the story to one page perhaps which I think is around maybe 600 words? Or 700 not too sure xD
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Aww man I missed it! But I'm surprised you didn't mention anything about remembering to stick to the "official weo rules" as well as the contest ones.
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Contest deadline is being extended. ^^
We won't dock any points for going over 500 words, but please don't add too much. The purpose is to have a short story that incorporates something WEO related. If you're having troubles making a short(er) story, try focusing on only one aspect. For example, only focus on a day in the life of a wolf pup in the den. Something that you can still add detail to, but will be short enough to not go excessively over the word limit.
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omg yay an extension! i was having some REAL trouble because i thought it had to be a short story but you just gave me a completly new vision to the contest! giving it another go after i gave up xD
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