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That time of year is getting extraordinarily close. My characters are forming inside my head, my outlines are being written, and my research is nearly complete! It's time for National Novel Writing Month!

If you don't know what this is, National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo, takes place during the month of November and the goal is to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days.

I'm not going to lie. It is hard. So hard. Last year was my first year, and I couldn't complete it. I got to about 45,000 words.

If you want to find out more go here: nanowrimo.org/en/dashboard
If you already have an account, you can add me as a buddy. I'm WritingFromWithin.

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Now to the contest!
I've decided that the theme for the contest is... drum roll, please?
Apocalypse!
So... you can pretty much interpret that however you would like. There are rules though!

:bulletred: It can be poetry or prose.
:bulletorange: Only one submission per person.
:bulletyellow: You have to be a member to participate. If you're not a member, feel free to join!
:bulletgreen: No fanfiction. Sorry!
:bulletblue: There is no minimum or maximum word count.
:bulletpurple: Mature content is alright if it is classified as such.
:bulletpink: In your description box, you MUST mention that it is for this contest.
:bulletwhite: Submissions are due by November 30th!

Now to the prizes because I know that's what you actually wanted to hear about :)


First Place

25 points from ElephantsElephants and HayleighElizabeth
A llama from ElephantsElephants and HayleighElizabeth
A critique on a piece of your choice by ElephantsElephants

Second Place

15 points from ElephantsElephants and HayleighElizabeth
A llama from ElephantsElephants and HayleighElizabeth
A critique on a piece of your choice by ElephantsElephants

Third Place

10 points from ElephantsElephants
A llama from ElephantsElephants and HayleighElizabeth


If you would like to submit any prize, I would be so happy and so thankful!


The contest will be judged by me, and I so hope we have more submissions than last time! Please, guys! Submit! Submit! Submit! Even if you think it's crap, you NEVER know!

Happy writing, Abbie
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glyax Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012
I got to 60k words for NaNo this year
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Emo-ZexionsScanty Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012
lol I'm working on a novel to
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HayleighElizabeth Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
:)Really, what type?
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Emo-ZexionsScanty Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012
Kinda like the book 50 shades of Grey but more action and adventure XD
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Darkmaster58 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
i'll join the contest
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HayleighElizabeth Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Awesome and good luck.
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Darkmaster58 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
thanks
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Metarex12 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Student General Artist
The folder is closed. :/
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HayleighElizabeth Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Opened now. Sorry. Maybe I can get the contest extended since i didn't realise the folder was closed.
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Metarex12 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013  Student General Artist
By the way, has the contest ended?
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