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Yep, I almost didn't get one written, but I did it.

Title: A Father's Love
Genre: Military Scifi
Word Count: 956

Synopsis: A commander remembers his father as he watches the invincible advance across his lines. For seven years, he's had a plan, but can he execute it?

My beta readers seemed to respond well to it, even though it was (sorta) last minute. I felt good about it, in the end.


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CH2:G58 "Runway" Horror

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I did mine this year too. The freedom of there only being one prompt I found easier than NYCM.

Title: Regrets to Alice
Genre: Drama
Word count: 989
Synopsis: During a seemingly endless night, a man writes a letter to Alice.

It sounds so boring, but I think it's one of the better things I've written.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote dias Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25 Jul 2017 at 3:03pm
I did this too! Didn't realise so many others on here were participating.

Title: Luck and Order
Genre: Comedy/Fantasy
Word count: 984 (I think)
Synopsis: didn't do one, but I guess it would be: two magical law enforcement officers deal with the consequences of a broken mirror.

I found it quite hard having only one prompt, think I prefer the NYCM format!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Sarah.ford12 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25 Jul 2017 at 6:44pm
I did as well...

The Seven Year Famine
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Fate is crueler to the women in Lily's family and even crueler when cheated.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote LyndaD Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 Jul 2017 at 1:31am
I did it, too!

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Finding a lost dog may change Miguel's family's fortunes -- and earn him a new friend.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote patsy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 Jul 2017 at 10:11pm
I was in too :) 
Title: The Shrine of Endurance
Genre: Comedic Fantasy
Word Count: 996

Logline: A wizard at the end of a seven-year quest finds his prize is not what he expected.   

I had so much fun with this.  The extra day to write felt like four extra days, lol.  


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Sarah.ford12 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Aug 2017 at 12:48pm
Hi has anyone's fiction war submittable status been updated from received to in progress yet? I am just curious, mine has not and am curious to the behind the scenes workings!!
Thanks,
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Alexis_H Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Aug 2017 at 2:10pm
Mine is still just marked as received. I'm not sure on the timescales for the fiction war, this is my first year.
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It sounds like 15 finalists will be announced on August 28th! And then the overall winner is announced a week or two later.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote sootfoot5 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Aug 2017 at 4:34pm
I've done FW before and they didn't update from "received" to "in progress" in those comps.  I believe NYC is the same way, but I'm not sure.  Everyone does it differently.  I find that I never know how it is going to be when I submit something.  

So don't sweat it.  It is just how they do it.  It will probably remain the way it is now till they announce the finalists.  Yes, it is annoying, but that's how it is.  

Hope I'm making sense.  I haven't had much sleep.  Sleepy
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