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Old 12-01-2017, 01:46 PM   #1
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CHRISTMAS WRITING EXERCISE 2017

You know the drill, 8 pages, screenplay format, to be submitted by, 23.12.2017, if that suits you good people?


For posterity: the entries thread is here and the results thread is here.
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Any questions or amendments, clarifications, please go ahead and ask? As ever, some chat away from the actual entries is always encouraged to give the sense on the board that people are out there and working away at an entry, or two.
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Old 12-01-2017, 02:19 PM   #3
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I refuse to accept your religious fanaticism and will continue to worship the old German forest gods!


hear my prayers!
accept my blood offerings!
Tekeli-li! Tekeli-li!
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Old 12-01-2017, 06:31 PM   #4
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We're such extremists here, we even buy two boxes of mince pies, now that's extreme.
Some of the people I've met argue that there is only one true box of mince pies, and that, the idea, of two or even three, boxes, is sacrilegious.
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Old 12-02-2017, 10:01 AM   #5
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How do we submit our work?
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Old 12-03-2017, 01:33 AM   #6
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Written in one-inch-high capital letters using red crayon on octagonal-shaped yellow sheets is preferred. Three brads along the bottom edge, please. This is the Hollywood standard.

As an alternative, if your fumbling fingers can't get the hang of three brads, then export a PDF and email this to dpaterson57 at gmail.com instead.
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Old 12-03-2017, 01:37 PM   #7
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I'll have to go with the pdf. I'm not allowed to have anything sharper than sandwich bread. or noodles. Sometimes we do have noodles though.
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I refuse to accept your religious fanaticism and will continue to worship the old German forest gods!
We don't care about your religion, just as long as ‹The Derek› remains the highest award in screenwriting.

Thanks, Derek, for all the things that you have done for this board throughout the years!
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Old 12-07-2017, 12:24 PM   #9
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Thank you! I think. *looks around for traps and land mines*

If anyone's counting, it's 2 weeks and 2 days till the deadline.
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Old 12-08-2017, 11:07 PM   #10
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I've got almost a page done.

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