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    Posted: 21 Nov 2020 at 8:38pm
Originally posted by HHCrippen HHCrippen wrote:

I did 180 words in 90 minutes and decided I was done. No need to torture the judges for longer than necessary.

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I did 180 words in 90 minutes and decided I was done. No need to torture the judges for longer than necessary.
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Hahaha! I'm right on 250 words atm but this made me panic for a sec. LOLLOLLOL
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#verbsarefornerds
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Okay, first draft of "Chance Encounter," with the prompt of:

Romance,
dyeing hair,
lower

is in the crockpot simmering. It's exactly 250 words. 
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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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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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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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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 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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