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    Posted: 17 Oct 2020 at 8:52pm
How closely do we need to follow the location prompts? My assigned location is an audition. I'm thinking about having my story take place during an interview-type meeting at a casual restaurant. My main character refers to it/thinks about it as an audition. Will this be okay or will my story be disqualified? For people who have stretched their assignments a little bit in past competitions, has it been okay for you? Thanks!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote kenshomo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 Oct 2020 at 9:18pm
Not sure but... If you were to really play up that comparison, it sounds like it would be a fun read! 

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Hi, I am wondering the exact same thing... same prompts... also don't want to write about an acting/ dancing/ singing audition!!

I'm going to go for it and interpret somewhat laterally, but I have no idea it if will be accepted.

If anyone has any answers to this I'd also love to hear them.

Best of luck!
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You can definitely be creative. Last round I had "toy store" and I set in in an adult "toy store"/sex shop and got positive feedback from all judges about my creative take on the prompt. 

Perhaps you could have the restaurant itself refer to the interview as an audition? 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote amgeorgiou Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18 Oct 2020 at 5:11am
That's really helpful thank you!

Also, your story sounds v interesting, ill give a read when this is done! 


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I love how many G1 people are in the forums this time to commiserate with. Usually I'm in groups with little forum presence.

Anyway, I'm just reiterating what's already been said, but I'd say this is fine. Last round, I got clock repair shop, and I made mine a repair shop for internal clocks (Maternal, Biological, etc) without a single traditional clock present. It helped that the genre was fantasy, but still. I got good notes on my creative use of the prompt. And in the first challenge, I had a Spa, and I chose one of those little home tent saunas. Again, they liked that it wasn't expected. As long as it's clear what you are doing, interpreting it uniquely is only a plus! 
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