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Re: Contest Theme Ideas
« Reply #45 on: September 11, 2015, 01:05:55 AM »
I'm hoping for "HORROR" as the theme for October. Or something else related to Halloween.
The ideal topic for October (the month of Halloween) would be Ghost Story.

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Re: Contest Theme Ideas
« Reply #46 on: September 11, 2015, 01:06:58 AM »
I'm hoping for "HORROR" as the theme for October. Or something else related to Halloween.
The ideal topic for October (the month of Halloween) would be Ghost Story.

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Re: Contest Theme Ideas
« Reply #47 on: September 11, 2015, 01:11:08 AM »
I'm hoping for "HORROR" as the theme for October. Or something else related to Halloween.
The ideal topic for October (the month of Halloween) would be Ghost Story.

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Ooh.  Thirded.

Though I suspect I'd have an even harder time with horror than I am with intrigue, it's thematic, and it would be really fun to try.

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Re: Contest Theme Ideas
« Reply #48 on: September 14, 2015, 09:19:12 PM »
Great ideas, friends! We'll see when I'll use some of them. As said, the themes are fix for the next ~15 month but sometimes I decide to change or switch them, so we'll see.

Theme for October is probably: Fairies, flowers, princesses.
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Re: Contest Theme Ideas
« Reply #49 on: September 14, 2015, 09:21:38 PM »
Great ideas, friends! We'll see when I'll use some of them. As said, the themes are fix for the next ~15 month but sometimes I decide to change or switch them, so we'll see.

Theme for October is probably: Fairies, flowers, princesses.

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Re: Contest Theme Ideas
« Reply #50 on: September 14, 2015, 09:23:34 PM »
Fairies, flowers, princesses. Got it.

/goes off to start working on ideas.

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Re: Contest Theme Ideas
« Reply #51 on: September 14, 2015, 09:37:16 PM »
Great ideas, friends! We'll see when I'll use some of them. As said, the themes are fix for the next ~15 month but sometimes I decide to change or switch them, so we'll see.

Theme for October is probably: Fairies, flowers, princesses.

Will result in month with most horror themed stories  ???

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Re: Contest Theme Ideas
« Reply #52 on: September 14, 2015, 10:28:32 PM »
Come on @xiagan, you can do better than that, mate. They all have to be wearing something pink maybe?

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Re: Contest Theme Ideas
« Reply #53 on: September 14, 2015, 11:20:01 PM »
Ooh.  I'm thinking of a sequel to Fairy Godmother.  I'll call it Fairy Goddaughter.  The Cinderella story from the PoV of the godmother -- with Charming as a fairy prince to explain the weird slipper thing.  (He had a whole night of dancing and falling in love and the only thing he knows about her, to verify her identity, is her shoe size?)

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Re: Contest Theme Ideas
« Reply #54 on: September 15, 2015, 03:01:02 AM »
Great ideas, friends! We'll see when I'll use some of them. As said, the themes are fix for the next ~15 month but sometimes I decide to change or switch them, so we'll see.

Theme for October is probably: Fairies, flowers, princesses.

Somehow, I don't believe you.  ;) :P ;D

Awww had this great idea of a new version of "The Bachelorette Princess " giving roses to twenty-five frogs.
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Re: Contest Theme Ideas
« Reply #55 on: September 15, 2015, 03:09:54 AM »
Great ideas, friends! We'll see when I'll use some of them. As said, the themes are fix for the next ~15 month but sometimes I decide to change or switch them, so we'll see.

Theme for October is probably: Fairies, flowers, princesses.

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Re: Contest Theme Ideas
« Reply #56 on: September 17, 2015, 03:45:39 PM »
While I find your examples all very valid, I remain convinced that such a topic is too narrow and specific. Broader themes are better. In your case I'd go for "death and transitions"
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Re: Contest Theme Ideas
« Reply #57 on: September 18, 2015, 04:13:12 AM »
While I find your examples all very valid, I remain convinced that such a topic is too narrow and specific. Broader themes are better. In your case I'd go for "death and transitions"

 ;D ;D ;D Just because you have obsessions with cannabalism and taking over other people's bodies. don't you dare turn Hades into a flesh eater  >:(
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Re: Contest Theme Ideas
« Reply #58 on: September 20, 2015, 02:52:23 PM »
While I find your examples all very valid, I remain convinced that such a topic is too narrow and specific. Broader themes are better. In your case I'd go for "death and transitions"

 ;D ;D ;D Just because you have obsessions with cannabalism and taking over other people's bodies. don't you dare turn Hades into a flesh eater  >:(

Aaaww!! Damn it, @Lady_Ty... He actually is one... of sorts. He's a character of my under-work novella that was a meanie and did a fair share of unnatural things...

I'll work on it.  8)
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Re: Contest Theme Ideas
« Reply #59 on: September 25, 2015, 07:52:09 PM »
Another one, which I think would be awesome: Beginnings. Instead of having to write a complete story, you write the first 500-1,500 words of a longer tale. You have to hook the reader, and give a clear picture of where the story would go if it were to be continued. No conclusions of any type allowed (unless they clearly launch a larger plot). Voters should vote for the ones they feel most compelled to continue.
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