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Offline bnther

Is Entry-Plus closed?
« on: June 12, 2012, 12:49:39 AM »
Does anyone know if the Entry-Plus is closed?
I went to submit my shorty story tonight and couldn't find where to make the payment.

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Re: Is Entry-Plus closed?
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2012, 12:51:10 AM »
I don't know. It was getting pretty close. I'll have Overlord stick his head in and give you an official answer. :)

Offline bnther

Re: Is Entry-Plus closed?
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2012, 01:07:33 AM »
Thanks Autumn2May.  I appreciate it  ;D

Offline Overlord

Re: Is Entry-Plus closed?
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2012, 09:12:46 AM »
Thanks Autumn2May.  I appreciate it  ;D

Still open! :)
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Offline bnther

Re: Is Entry-Plus closed?
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2012, 03:58:16 PM »
Thanks Overlord.

I feel foolish for saying this - but I'm just not seeing it.  Where is the Entry-Plus option?  I went to the Entry-Plus page and I found how much but no 'click here' sort of thing.  I then went to the ENTER NOW! page, and I can see the obvious Entry Form but I'm not seeing the Entry-Plus option.  I'm sure it's there somewhere, I'm just not seeing it.  ???

Offline Idlewilder

Re: Is Entry-Plus closed?
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2012, 04:00:50 PM »
Once you have entered the short story you will be directed to a page that asks whether you would like to opt in to entry plus  :)
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Offline bnther

Re: Is Entry-Plus closed?
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2012, 06:03:57 PM »
Many thanks Idlewilder.

That's exactly what I needed.  I was looking all over for it and didn't want to hit submit until I knew where it was.

Offline MattAB17

Re: Is Entry-Plus closed?
« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2012, 12:22:21 AM »
Hi,

How many Entry Plus's are left? I want to enter with the option, but won't be entering until a few days before the deadline. How long until you think they will run out?

Thanks
Matt

Offline Overlord

Re: Is Entry-Plus closed?
« Reply #8 on: June 20, 2012, 06:19:45 AM »
Still open :) Hopefully be able to keep it open until the final day now :D
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Offline Blackavar

Re: Is Entry-Plus closed?
« Reply #9 on: July 04, 2012, 08:10:08 PM »
I guess Entry-Plus is not available after the fact then?
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Re: Is Entry-Plus closed?
« Reply #10 on: July 05, 2012, 10:57:18 AM »
I guess Entry-Plus is not available after the fact then?

It finished with two spots left :P

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Re: Is Entry-Plus closed?
« Reply #11 on: July 05, 2012, 03:57:11 PM »
I considered going for a Entry Plus but worried about the fact that if they're reading your story with a much more critical eye (in order to provide constructive feedback) then it's going to take away from their enjoyment and get you a lower score, no?
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Re: Is Entry-Plus closed?
« Reply #12 on: July 05, 2012, 06:45:56 PM »
I considered going for a Entry Plus but worried about the fact that if they're reading your story with a much more critical eye (in order to provide constructive feedback) then it's going to take away from their enjoyment and get you a lower score, no?

Interesting thought, but wouldn't they read the (let's say) Top 50 stories with the same critical eye to get down to the six winners anyway?
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Re: Is Entry-Plus closed?
« Reply #13 on: July 15, 2012, 08:26:26 AM »
I considered going for a Entry Plus but worried about the fact that if they're reading your story with a much more critical eye (in order to provide constructive feedback) then it's going to take away from their enjoyment and get you a lower score, no?

Nah. We don't even know which have entry plus the first time through reading them:

Read 1700 stories.
Bring the list down to 150 stories.
Bring the list down to 15 stories.
Choose 6 stories.

Entry Plus. This is why entry plus isn't being send out early. As you say - it would ruin our enjoyment of your stories should we study them closely. We need to read them as readers, not as teachers / markers :)
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Offline fe202

Re: Is Entry-Plus closed?
« Reply #14 on: July 15, 2012, 06:23:01 PM »
Is there going to be updates along the way, such as when you have narrowed down to the 150 and 15?  Just so we all know how things are progressing!