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  • Halloween contest 2020

    Plenty of horror has been happening this year already, but this is the good kind, the entertaining kind, the distract yourself from reality kind.

    8 pages max, by close of day Wednesday 28th October. That'll give us 3 days to read the entries and vote. Why before Halloween? Because after Halloween, the spark of enthusiasm will die and everyone will wander away. Strike while it's still hot!

    Send text files, PDF files, whatever you can export, to dpaterson57 at gmail.com

    You don't have to use Halloween motifs and tropes if you don't want to, if straight horror is your thing, go for it.

    Indicate if you might be interested by replying here. The good old days of 20+ entries are gone, but who knows, we might get a quorum.

    Update: Will has generously offered to give a year's subscription to Done Deal Professional to the winner!
    Last edited by dpaterso; 10-11-2020, 06:02 AM.
    Check out the fun Halloween 2020 contest thread
    in Writing Exercises forum!
    8 pages max, deadline, 28th Oct.

  • #2
    I'll take a crack at it
    I heard the starting gun


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    • #3
      I don't think I stand a ghost of a chance winning a horror writing contest but I'll give it a scream.


      Hey! You might do it in your house, but in this house we don't lick our butts. -- Mother Teresa

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      • #4
        I'll take a stab, stab, stab at it.

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        • #5
          Welcome to the DD board!
          Check out the fun Halloween 2020 contest thread
          in Writing Exercises forum!
          8 pages max, deadline, 28th Oct.

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          • #6
            Hit a bit of a stumbling block... Third attempt to break it out is looking like a viable idea for a feature
            I heard the starting gun


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            • #7
              Never give up, never surrender! Still got 2 weeks to go!
              Check out the fun Halloween 2020 contest thread
              in Writing Exercises forum!
              8 pages max, deadline, 28th Oct.

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              • #8
                Just read the update about a prize of a year subscription to DDP. Great!


                Hey! You might do it in your house, but in this house we don't lick our butts. -- Mother Teresa

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                • #9
                  Just saying, 7 days left till deadline, including today.

                  Number of submissions received: 4 (updated)

                  And that came out of left field.
                  Last edited by dpaterso; 10-23-2020, 11:56 PM.
                  Check out the fun Halloween 2020 contest thread
                  in Writing Exercises forum!
                  8 pages max, deadline, 28th Oct.

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                  • #10
                    Just sent you mine.

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                    • #11
                      Thanks, got it!
                      Check out the fun Halloween 2020 contest thread
                      in Writing Exercises forum!
                      8 pages max, deadline, 28th Oct.

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                      • #12
                        For what it's worth, I've sent one in. Thanks again.
                        STANDARD DISCLAIMER: I'm a wannabe, take whatever I write with a huge grain of salt.

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                        • #13
                          Thanks, got it!
                          Check out the fun Halloween 2020 contest thread
                          in Writing Exercises forum!
                          8 pages max, deadline, 28th Oct.

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