CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED! Please bear with us whilst the judges deliberate (there's 52 entries to read!) and the results will be out soon!
As you will know by now, today marks deviantART's 13th birthday! Throughout Community Relations, we are celebrating in style with a wonderful array of events, contest and fun all to get you in the celebratory mood- and even better we've thrown in some prizes along the way!
Are you in the mood to join in this devious writing challenge? Below are 13 special words, each of which must be used in your piece. We would like you to write either a short story or poem that encompasses these words!
The following 13 words must be included in your piece
Stories must be no longer than 400 words and poems no longer than 20 lines.
Every word in the above list must be included, missing out a word will disqualify you
Submissions need to be linked on this journal and will be collected in this gallery folder: (CR FOLDER)
Collaborative efforts are welcome, but prizes will be shared, not doubled.
Variations of the word are accepted (i.e. Angsty instead of angst)
1st Place overall:
Honourable mentions short stories (X2)
500 points each
Honourable mentioned poems (x2)
500 points each
Pieces will be judged on the following:
- The wit and humour of the piece
- The quality of writing
- The creative use of the 13 words and theme
- The overall impact
SUBMIT YOUR ENTRIES BY WEDNESDAY 28TH AUGUST
Write your piece (remember redraft, edit and get critique to make it as awesome as you possibly could!)
Submit a link of your entry to this journal.
When your piece has been verified that is adheres to the rules above, it will be places in the gallery folder.
Winners will be announced shortly after the closure date
So go on, get writing!
It doesn't matter if you've been writing for years or just want to have a go! This is all about having fun!