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Frances
Joined Aug 12, 2015
Frances
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Song Prompt Challenge #1!!!!
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Okay, this is one of my favorite songs to write to and I wanted to see how you guys interpreted it! Close your eyes, listen to the tune and write a short, fictional piece (500-1000 words) with what it inspires you to do. Fantasy, romance, action, whatever....

Keep it PG-13 and have fun!

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Song Prompt Challenge #1!!!!

Okay, this is one of my favorite songs to write to and I wanted to see how you guys interpreted it! Close your eyes, listen to the tune and write a short, fictional piece (500-1000 words) with what it inspires you to do. Fantasy, romance, action, whatever....

Keep it PG-13 and have fun!

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A Marriage Has Been Arranged
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In the tv show "Vikings", the French princess becomes betrothed to the viking Rollo. The match is against her will but will help preserve their country from the invaders.

Using this as inspiration, write a historical story about a couple who are put together in an arranged, political marriage. It can be in Medieval Europe, feudal Japan, Ancient Egypt, Victorian England, whatever.

- It must be written in first person from the perspective of one of the partners.

- Explore more than just the romantic implications of such a match, look at what is seen to be gained politically or materially from the marriage.

- Explore any moral dilemma behind it as well, like a conflicted groom who feels guilt for forcing an unwilling bride into marriage. Or maybe a bride who has given her heart elsewhere but concedes to marrying a man who isn't her beloved.

- 500 word minimum

- Let's keep it PG-13 folks.

Pieces will be judged on originality and quality of work. Good luck!

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A Marriage Has Been Arranged

In the tv show "Vikings", the French princess becomes betrothed to the viking Rollo. The match is against her will but will help preserve their country from the invaders.

Using this as inspiration, write a historical story about a couple who are put together in an arranged, political marriage. It can be in Medieval Europe, feudal Japan, Ancient Egypt, Victorian England, whatever.

- It must be written in first person from the perspective of one of the partners.

- Explore more than just the romantic implications of such a match, look at what is seen to be gained politically or materially from the marriage.

- Explore any moral dilemma behind it as well, like a conflicted groom who feels guilt for forcing an unwilling bride into marriage. Or maybe a bride who has given her heart elsewhere but concedes to marrying a man who isn't her beloved.

- 500 word minimum

- Let's keep it PG-13 folks.

Pieces will be judged on originality and quality of work. Good luck!

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The Impossible Romance
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The picture above is of Elinor Powell Albert and her husband Frederick Albert. They met during World War Two at a POW camp in America for captured Nazi soldiers. She was an African American nurse and he was a former Airborne soldier for the German army. Despite incredible odds from every angle, they were happily married for 54 years until Frederick's death in 2001.

You can read the article on their amazing story here, http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/05/15/a-black-nurse-a-german-soldier-and-an-unlikely-wwii-romance/?smid=fb-share

Write a historical fiction centering in on an impossible or unlikely romance between two characters. It can be from any time period up until the year 2000. Community likes will be taken into credit with judging.

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The Impossible Romance

The picture above is of Elinor Powell Albert and her husband Frederick Albert. They met during World War Two at a POW camp in America for captured Nazi soldiers. She was an African American nurse and he was a former Airborne soldier for the German army. Despite incredible odds from every angle, they were happily married for 54 years until Frederick's death in 2001.

You can read the article on their amazing story here, http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/05/15/a-black-nurse-a-german-soldier-and-an-unlikely-wwii-romance/?smid=fb-share

Write a historical fiction centering in on an impossible or unlikely romance between two characters. It can be from any time period up until the year 2000. Community likes will be taken into credit with judging.

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Romance Fest!
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Welcome to Romance Fest! This contest is all about a lot of people's favorite genre, romance. Now, the rules are simple, the story has to be at least 1,000 words long, and no erotic stories. You can have whatever ending you want in your story, happy, sad, bittersweet, or somewhere in the middle. Can have other genres in it too, like action, horror, adventure, etc. Hope you enjoy writing, and let the contest begin!

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Romance Fest!

Welcome to Romance Fest! This contest is all about a lot of people's favorite genre, romance. Now, the rules are simple, the story has to be at least 1,000 words long, and no erotic stories. You can have whatever ending you want in your story, happy, sad, bittersweet, or somewhere in the middle. Can have other genres in it too, like action, horror, adventure, etc. Hope you enjoy writing, and let the contest begin!

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K-POP and fiction? WHY NOT?
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Sometimes inspirations for your writing may come from things you hear.

It could be just any kinds of sound you will hear in your life, but how about it is some popular song you hear on the streets, at school with your friends, at a cafe, or even through your earbuds from your iPod!

As a heavy music lover as well, I frequently thought of stories based on music, and mostly it was about thinking of a music video scenario for it all by myself. One day, when I was listening to one of BIGBANG [just to note: my all-time favorite K-pop group! Yup you can call me VIP haha :)]'s newest songs which were released in last year from my cell phone, one sparkling thought came into my mind....OH, WHAT ABOUT WRITING A STORY ABOUT THIS SONG....wait, HOW ABOUT WRITING A STORY FROM K-POP ITSELF?

Since I am a very busy person and cannot think of all stories from all songs from a single brain, I decided that I need your help and ideas in order to help me out completing this somewhat time-killing project-like thing into action. So, just come over and have fun with writing over any K-pop music you like even if you don't like K-pop:) And.....for you K-pop lovers over there.......come on! Don't be shy! Kill two birds with one stone by writing stories and listening to  your favorite team's song!

So everybody, these are the rules;

Who to write: Everyone who got ideas and love K-POP or anyone who just wants to write stories from new music!

What to write: ANY KINDS OF FICTION INSPIRED FROM A PARTICULAR K-POP SONG[I MEAN, REALLY ANY SONG AS LONG AS IT'S K-POP!].....or two, if you like:)

[Note: ALTHOUGH I settled the rating cutlines as PG-13, symbolic or metaphoric claims of sexuality, violence, or other 'adult' issues are okay!]

When to write : Any time from February 22  to March 7(GMT +9 Zone) [That gives you two weeks so I think that will be enough!]

How to win: Mainly based on choice of the organizer-that's me:)-but like counts will be considered! I just mentioned that I like BIGBANG, but it doesn't mean that I will only look for works done based on their song so don't worry! I am a quite fair person and you can guarantee:)

What you get if you win:

1st place- An audio-drama version of the winning story [which means that I will record your story and send it to you again] and held it on my Naver blog [address will be told later] with a Korean translation

2nd place- A story fan art of the winning story with a quote from the choice of the organizer written on the side

3rd place-  A word document version of the winning story with some pictures of your group attached as inserted pictures

Additional Good News: NO WORD COUNT PEOPLE! WRITE AS LONG AS YOU WANT!!

That's it. Enjoy your writing guys! I'll be happy to see all of your entries two weeks later:)

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K-POP and fiction? WHY NOT?

Sometimes inspirations for your writing may come from things you hear.

It could be just any kinds of sound you will hear in your life, but how about it is some popular song you hear on the streets, at school with your friends, at a cafe, or even through your earbuds from your iPod!

As a heavy music lover as well, I frequently thought of stories based on music, and mostly it was about thinking of a music video scenario for it all by myself. One day, when I was listening to one of BIGBANG [just to note: my all-time favorite K-pop group! Yup you can call me VIP haha :)]'s newest songs which were released in last year from my cell phone, one sparkling thought came into my mind....OH, WHAT ABOUT WRITING A STORY ABOUT THIS SONG....wait, HOW ABOUT WRITING A STORY FROM K-POP ITSELF?

Since I am a very busy person and cannot think of all stories from all songs from a single brain, I decided that I need your help and ideas in order to help me out completing this somewhat time-killing project-like thing into action. So, just come over and have fun with writing over any K-pop music you like even if you don't like K-pop:) And.....for you K-pop lovers over there.......come on! Don't be shy! Kill two birds with one stone by writing stories and listening to  your favorite team's song!

So everybody, these are the rules;

Who to write: Everyone who got ideas and love K-POP or anyone who just wants to write stories from new music!

What to write: ANY KINDS OF FICTION INSPIRED FROM A PARTICULAR K-POP SONG[I MEAN, REALLY ANY SONG AS LONG AS IT'S K-POP!].....or two, if you like:)

[Note: ALTHOUGH I settled the rating cutlines as PG-13, symbolic or metaphoric claims of sexuality, violence, or other 'adult' issues are okay!]

When to write : Any time from February 22  to March 7(GMT +9 Zone) [That gives you two weeks so I think that will be enough!]

How to win: Mainly based on choice of the organizer-that's me:)-but like counts will be considered! I just mentioned that I like BIGBANG, but it doesn't mean that I will only look for works done based on their song so don't worry! I am a quite fair person and you can guarantee:)

What you get if you win:

1st place- An audio-drama version of the winning story [which means that I will record your story and send it to you again] and held it on my Naver blog [address will be told later] with a Korean translation

2nd place- A story fan art of the winning story with a quote from the choice of the organizer written on the side

3rd place-  A word document version of the winning story with some pictures of your group attached as inserted pictures

Additional Good News: NO WORD COUNT PEOPLE! WRITE AS LONG AS YOU WANT!!

That's it. Enjoy your writing guys! I'll be happy to see all of your entries two weeks later:)

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'Not Quite The Norm'
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Bonjour!

I am introducing another contest! Voila!

Rules

-Max of one entry per challenger

-no word limit :)

-original piece not used in another contest please!

-any time period you like (past/present/future)

-be creative/ think outside the box

-please keep it PG-13 :)

Prompt

Listen to the song, and write a lovestory that you feel this song represents.

Your story can take place in any time period or setting. Think outside of the 'norm' for romance stories and feel free to write the story that you feel the most.

Winner

Winner will be chosen by I, the creator.

Like count will be considered as well.

Alright my little birdies! I hope you have fun with this (in honor of February)

:D

Feel free to ask any questions you might have!

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'Not Quite The Norm'

Bonjour!

I am introducing another contest! Voila!

Rules

-Max of one entry per challenger

-no word limit :)

-original piece not used in another contest please!

-any time period you like (past/present/future)

-be creative/ think outside the box

-please keep it PG-13 :)

Prompt

Listen to the song, and write a lovestory that you feel this song represents.

Your story can take place in any time period or setting. Think outside of the 'norm' for romance stories and feel free to write the story that you feel the most.

Winner

Winner will be chosen by I, the creator.

Like count will be considered as well.

Alright my little birdies! I hope you have fun with this (in honor of February)

:D

Feel free to ask any questions you might have!

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BloodPen Arena~Bout TEN! TAKE A LOOK!
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You clicked didn't you.

I would, I'm curious like that. In fact I'll probably browse the contests and still take a look because well - the heading told me too.

This may be the very last one my ladies and gentlemen! My heroes, competitors, my warriors and knights!

What is the prompt you ask?

"Into the woods."

Are you playing with the pixies or playing as children up trees? Are you fighting in a battle so intense it stains bark red? Are you hiding? Going on a date? Staring up at the stars? Murder?

So many things can happen in the woods! For a moment or a lifetime it is up to the authors of daring characters to play in the woods!

Any length and time setting... it is the last one after all. Make it count!

AND GUESS WHAT?!?!

Penana loves us! But you already knew that.

PRIZES!!!

Yes, you read that correctly. Penana is giving the winner a postcard with this theme upon it. You're gonna have to win it because I can't - so do your best!

So many can get in on this opportunity I have given you all THREE WEEKS! Ages I know! But there it is. Don't forget to enter though - time is deceiving.

And most of all - have fun entering and reading each other's stories. Like count is always considered.

~Scriptor

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BloodPen Arena~Bout TEN! TAKE A LOOK!

You clicked didn't you.

I would, I'm curious like that. In fact I'll probably browse the contests and still take a look because well - the heading told me too.

This may be the very last one my ladies and gentlemen! My heroes, competitors, my warriors and knights!

What is the prompt you ask?

"Into the woods."

Are you playing with the pixies or playing as children up trees? Are you fighting in a battle so intense it stains bark red? Are you hiding? Going on a date? Staring up at the stars? Murder?

So many things can happen in the woods! For a moment or a lifetime it is up to the authors of daring characters to play in the woods!

Any length and time setting... it is the last one after all. Make it count!

AND GUESS WHAT?!?!

Penana loves us! But you already knew that.

PRIZES!!!

Yes, you read that correctly. Penana is giving the winner a postcard with this theme upon it. You're gonna have to win it because I can't - so do your best!

So many can get in on this opportunity I have given you all THREE WEEKS! Ages I know! But there it is. Don't forget to enter though - time is deceiving.

And most of all - have fun entering and reading each other's stories. Like count is always considered.

~Scriptor

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Life in five words
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Write about life in no more than five words.

Judging will be based on creativity, how interesting it is and how well it sums up life.

you can enter up to three times.

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Life in five words

Write about life in no more than five words.

Judging will be based on creativity, how interesting it is and how well it sums up life.

you can enter up to three times.

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Create Your Own 'Music Video' Story
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Is it just me or does anyone else ever create a 'music video', starring themselves as the main character in their mind when they listen to their favourite songs, or songs in general? I've had this idea for quite a while now and I'm itching to put it into a contest. Create a 'music video' that you envision yourself in when you listen to one of your favourite songs. The contest requires you to:> write the 'music video' scene in story form> put the title of the song and artist who sang it> write it in any genre that you want> Minimum 500 words> No word limitI hope you'll have fun with this contest and I'm looking forward to reading them! :D

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Create Your Own 'Music Video' Story

Is it just me or does anyone else ever create a 'music video', starring themselves as the main character in their mind when they listen to their favourite songs, or songs in general? I've had this idea for quite a while now and I'm itching to put it into a contest. Create a 'music video' that you envision yourself in when you listen to one of your favourite songs. The contest requires you to:> write the 'music video' scene in story form> put the title of the song and artist who sang it> write it in any genre that you want> Minimum 500 words> No word limitI hope you'll have fun with this contest and I'm looking forward to reading them! :D

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Music as Muse
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Hello everyone! I've been thinking about doing this contest for a while now. Basically, what I want you to do is write a short story based off your favorite piece of music. It can be any genre of music, it doesn't matter. Sophia and I will be judging you based on character, plot, grammar, and creativity. Wow us with your musical stories!

Rules

1. Word limit: 1500-2000 words

2. It must be based on music.

3. Write a paragraph at the end of your story detailing why you chose that song/piece for your short story.

4. One entry only. Repeat entries will result in disqualification. No exceptions. Let's give everyone a fair chance :-)

5. Nothing too offensive. No blood, no gore. Let's try to keep it as clean as possible.

Have fun! <3

Words
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Music as Muse

Hello everyone! I've been thinking about doing this contest for a while now. Basically, what I want you to do is write a short story based off your favorite piece of music. It can be any genre of music, it doesn't matter. Sophia and I will be judging you based on character, plot, grammar, and creativity. Wow us with your musical stories!

Rules

1. Word limit: 1500-2000 words

2. It must be based on music.

3. Write a paragraph at the end of your story detailing why you chose that song/piece for your short story.

4. One entry only. Repeat entries will result in disqualification. No exceptions. Let's give everyone a fair chance :-)

5. Nothing too offensive. No blood, no gore. Let's try to keep it as clean as possible.

Have fun! <3

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Adventurous
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What would you do if you lived in medieval time?  The Old West?  Gothic ages?  What about the 1700's-1800's?

You must write a story, or even a scene, and create an adventure of some kind.  What's the catch?  It has to be you.  You yourself, the one who's typing, you've got to get down deep inside yourself and wonder what you would do in the face of undeniable adventure.

Not necessarily a historical story, though you can make one, this is more off the question that I believe everyone has.  Just how tough are you?  Where does your adventurous spirt lead you?  And how far are you willing to go?

Ask questions if you're curious!

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Adventurous

What would you do if you lived in medieval time?  The Old West?  Gothic ages?  What about the 1700's-1800's?

You must write a story, or even a scene, and create an adventure of some kind.  What's the catch?  It has to be you.  You yourself, the one who's typing, you've got to get down deep inside yourself and wonder what you would do in the face of undeniable adventure.

Not necessarily a historical story, though you can make one, this is more off the question that I believe everyone has.  Just how tough are you?  Where does your adventurous spirt lead you?  And how far are you willing to go?

Ask questions if you're curious!

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Blood Pen Arena Bout 8...
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Once upon a time there was a group of writers.... they faced off their dragons and woke the princess, they lost their shoes and begged a fairy godmother for directions to the fairy palace.

What do I want you all to do?

Write me a fairy tale of course!

Re-write an old one with a new twist, or write me a new one! What consists of a fairy tale to you?

Let's try to stick to a 1000w limit because fairy tales were once oral.

Good luck!

~Scriptor

PS: I'm leading on a kids camp this week - so from the bottom of my heart I'm giving you an extra week so I can judge you fairly without falling asleep at the computer.

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Blood Pen Arena Bout 8...

Once upon a time there was a group of writers.... they faced off their dragons and woke the princess, they lost their shoes and begged a fairy godmother for directions to the fairy palace.

What do I want you all to do?

Write me a fairy tale of course!

Re-write an old one with a new twist, or write me a new one! What consists of a fairy tale to you?

Let's try to stick to a 1000w limit because fairy tales were once oral.

Good luck!

~Scriptor

PS: I'm leading on a kids camp this week - so from the bottom of my heart I'm giving you an extra week so I can judge you fairly without falling asleep at the computer.

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