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    Posted: 21 Nov 2020 at 5:17am
So, if I don't use all the words allotted to me, can I sell the un-used ones?
Is there a post like the beta reads for this?


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I believe they dock one point for every unused word. 
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Originally posted by Anansi Anansi wrote:

I believe they dock one point for every unused word. 

Haha, the irony of it....
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Originally posted by Anansi Anansi wrote:

I believe they dock one point for every unused word. 

Sometimes it's what's left unsaid that matters most. That's why I used my unused words wisely.

Actually, My first draft came in at 248. Then I edited it down for concision and it ended up at 255. I chalk it up to a glitch in the matrix. Currently sitting at 250 even. I am hoping if I let it marinate for a bit, it will soak up some of those words so I'll have space to add 'btw: This all took place in 1930 in case it wasn't clear kaythanksbye."
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Really? We have to use all 250 words? I am only sitting at 240 right now. Eeekkk!
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Originally posted by MsTrillian MsTrillian wrote:

Really? We have to use all 250 words? I am only sitting at 240 right now. Eeekkk!

Not really. No. Sorry. 
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What? That's not anywhere in the guidelines. All it says is it can't be over 250 words nothing about under. 
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Originally posted by SkylerAutumn SkylerAutumn wrote:

What? That's not anywhere in the guidelines. All it says is it can't be over 250 words nothing about under. 

No! Sorry. Stupid joke. It can be under 250 words. 

Although personally I'll be using every word I can. 

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I try not to use more words than necessary, though there is a balance. My initial draft (written at 10:30 PM) was only 35 words long, and I figured that's definitely not enough.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote kristina_f Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 Nov 2020 at 11:21am
Originally posted by jcpaulson jcpaulson wrote:

I try not to use more words than necessary, though there is a balance. My initial draft (written at 10:30 PM) was only 35 words long, and I figured that's definitely not enough.

That's only two words more than your post in this thread. If you had pulled that off, I'd be impressed.
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