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Originally posted by akmiller76 akmiller76 wrote:

Just finished the first draft of my first novel, so I really need a change of pace. Want to see if I can tell a story in .025K instead of 135K. Big smile

Congratulations on finishing your novel!!! :)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote jennifer.quail Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Sep 2019 at 8:00pm
Nope. Flash is bad enough. 250 barely qualifies as a story. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ABC Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Sep 2019 at 6:31pm
I'm in! Guess there won't be time for betas? Either way, should be a fun challenge :-)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Lookit There Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Sep 2019 at 6:06pm
Noop - I'll be on a plane for the first quarter of the first challenge. I have a hunch I won't alight from an international flight fresh and inspired to write. Hopefully they do this one again - sounds like a lot of fun. Good luck all!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote NYCNewbie Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Sep 2019 at 3:01pm
It’s interesting to me that the prizes are less for shorter works. Not that any of us do this for the money, but writing something succinct in 250 words is so hard.... especially with THREE given prompts. I probably will join in for the hell of it, but am not sure how I’ll feel about it once prompts drop. 250 words is aoooooo little....but I love NYCM.... and 2 rounds, so hey, why not?
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I signed up for this and for the next YeahWrite contest yesterday, which means my October is looking very contest heavy, since I'm also doing the Short Screenplay. Good times!
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I am sore from the Screenplay finals and totally unavailable on Oct 5 so of course I’m in!
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I've entered - its going to be tricky! Every single word will be important. And it's a bit cheaper than the other competitions. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote akmiller76 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Sep 2019 at 2:16am
Just finished the first draft of my first novel, so I really need a change of pace. Want to see if I can tell a story in .025K instead of 135K. Big smile


Edited by akmiller76 - 10 Sep 2019 at 2:17am
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I didn't even hesitate, or look at the price or anything, I just signed up this afternoon the moment that I learned this thing existed.
I'm also doing the Short Screenplay for the first time the following week.
This means that I'll be writing for NYCM 3 out of the next 4 weekends.
Well, it keeps me off the streets, anyway.


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