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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #60 on: March 19, 2015, 05:49:43 PM »
"Meat's back on the menu boys!"

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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #61 on: March 19, 2015, 06:55:47 PM »
> "Meat's back on the menu boys!"

Presumably, that is synthetic 31st century bovine culture meat?

Food fit for a thief*?

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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #62 on: March 19, 2015, 07:17:28 PM »

Edit: Scratch that - I've just read some of them and that last one has post apocalyptic sci-fi all over it, so I'll see if I can find some time to knock something out!

F-yeah, post apocalyptic sci fi for the win! Join with yours! But hey. We could call it a dystopian futuristic urban fantasy no?  :P
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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #63 on: March 19, 2015, 10:46:21 PM »
Unless otherwise stated in the submission rules the story contest is generally SFF, which means both types of fiction science fiction AND fantasy (little Blues Brothers reference in there). The one exception I can think of was a couple of months ago when the topic was Science Fiction.
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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #64 on: March 21, 2015, 12:42:49 AM »
Mine's up and I think I set a new record for myself regarding brevity coming in at a tidy 814 words (including the title.)
I will expand your TBR pile.

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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #65 on: March 25, 2015, 10:37:37 PM »
Can people stop raising the bar please!  ;)

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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #66 on: March 30, 2015, 03:47:02 PM »
Arrgh! My entry is running 300 words too long!

I have to cut down my baby tomorrow! And shorten the story also!

 ;D

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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #67 on: March 30, 2015, 03:50:26 PM »

(Don't worry, I have no babies to harm.)

Shucks. I was interested in reading that.
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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #68 on: March 30, 2015, 11:29:05 PM »
Arrgh! My entry is running 300 words too long!

I have to cut down my baby tomorrow! And shorten the story also!

 ;D

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It does give new meaning to the writing advice 'Kill your darlings.'

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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #69 on: March 31, 2015, 05:29:47 PM »
I know it's late and don't expect it to count, but the title of this competition sparked some creativity in me.
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If the thread is open then it still counts, as far as I'm aware. It's still the 31st here so it should definitely be ok :)
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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #70 on: March 31, 2015, 05:55:10 PM »
I know it's late and don't expect it to count, but the title of this competition sparked some creativity in me.
@D_Bates

If the thread is open then it still counts, as far as I'm aware. It's still the 31st here so it should definitely be ok :)

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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #71 on: March 31, 2015, 07:05:05 PM »
@xiagan... What's the most entries ever in one month?
I know Religion was a lot. Rogues is up to 15!
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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #72 on: March 31, 2015, 07:09:52 PM »
@xiagan... What's the most entries ever in one month?
I know Religion was a lot. Rogues is up to 15!

and I've read them all!  :D
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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #73 on: March 31, 2015, 07:39:03 PM »
@xiagan... What's the most entries ever in one month?
I know Religion was a lot. Rogues is up to 15!
Religion was 15 too if I recall right. Sooo anybody has another entry and wants to top that? ;)

I know it's late and don't expect it to count, but the title of this competition sparked some creativity in me.
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If the thread is open then it still counts, as far as I'm aware. It's still the 31st here so it should definitely be ok :)
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Re: [Mar 2015] - Rogues - Discussion Thread
« Reply #74 on: March 31, 2015, 08:09:06 PM »
Yes @D_Bates there's still time, help beat the record number of entries!