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Prompt Off! 10/2017 Rules and Registration

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A "Prompt Off" pits authors against each other to write responses for different prompts. There will be three rounds, each with a unique prompt. Authors can choose to sign up for as many of the three rounds as they like.

- Because life is busy, responses must be limited to 500-1000 words.
- All entries must be stand alone stories (but if you want to add more to it after the event is over, go for it).
- After the cut off point for a round, there will be no more entries allowed for that round.
- If you sign up for a round, you must write at least one story.
- If you are not signed up for a round, you may write a story based on the prompt, but it will not be considered a part of the "Prompt Off" event.
- Validated and Unvalidated authors are welcome!
- Fandom and original fiction welcome!

Each round will also have an additional optional challenge, should you wish to take things up a notch. (Ex: As many responses as possible, no second person, limited fandoms, etc.)

At the very end, the participants and their stories will all be acknowledged with their own paper plate award, meaning there are no losers!


Let’s fire up those creative juices and dust off those keyboards!!


The timeline for this event is as follows:

October 1st- 7th: Registration
October 8th 12:01 AM (EDT): Registration closes, and the first prompt is revealed
October 8th- 14th: Round one entries are accepted
October 15th, 12:01 AM (EDT): The first round closes, and the second prompt is revealed
October 15th- 21st: Round two entries are accepted
October 22nd, 12:01 AM (EDT): The second round closes, and the third prompt is revealed
October 22nd- 28th: Round three entries are accepted.
October 29th, 12:01 AM (EDT): All rounds are closed.


If you have any questions, email Caraina at carainaatlunaescencedotcom



Here is the template for entry:


Author Name:
Signing up for rounds:
One: yes/no
Two: yes/no
Three: yes/no

Validated or Unvalidated?

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Author Name: deltachye
Signing up for rounds:
One: yes
Two: yes
Three: yes

Validated or Unvalidated? Validated

posts: 2

Author Name: Symphonic Fantasia
Signing up for rounds:
One: Yes
Two: Yes
Three: Yes

Validated or Unvalidated?
Validated!

posts: 43
Moriarty signed up in the Questions & Conversation page before this forum was up. I checked in with her, but if you don't hear from her before it starts, give her a poke! :-)
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When will we have the first prompt? Unless it was posted somewhere and I didn't know! Sorry. I was busy with NYCC this weekend. OTL
posts: 3

(Sorry, Real Life had me pinned down! Am I still able to participate? I understand if not, but please let me know!)
Author Name: Moriarty
Signing up for rounds:
One: yes
Two: yes
Three: yes

Validated or Unvalidated? Validated

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Hey you guys, did you end up seeing the first prompt? (Moriarty, of course you can still participate!)

I'm putting up the second prompt now, but feel free to respond to the first prompt as well. I'll close both when I put up the third prompt. Sorry if I confused anyone!