Halloween Fanfiction Challenge

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Halloween Fanfiction Challenge

Post by FowlStar » Sun 16th Oct 2011

Gods, there’s so many challenges nowadays! It’s time to take all your spooky ideas and put them down on paper! It’s time to get inspired, because we’re going to have you write a oneshot featuring the any character you please, as well as some humorous event. Or scary, whatever floats your boat, eh? A few requirements and rules:
1. No con crit from anyone until the challenge is over.
2. It must have a Halloween theme.
3. It must be at least two hundred words.
4. No chapter fics.
5. It MUST be emailed to the Editor’s email.
6. It can be scary, or funny or gory or even romantic…

Due date: October 30, 2011 at 12:00 AM, EST.

Results will be announced October 31, 2011 on Halloween!

So, reviewing, we want you to give us an entry with over two hundred words, in any form you want… it can be a songfic, a poem, a haiku, a one shot. Just no chapter fics.

Pretty easy, no? Now get writing!
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Re: Halloween Fanfiction Challenge

Post by FowlStar » Mon 17th Oct 2011

Heya, everyone! I just wanted to give you guys an update, obviously.

TungstenMessiah and I will be judging the competition, and to make it even easier for you guys, we have decided to post the rubric we’re using so you guys can use it to the best of your advantage.



You’re welcome. <3


Halloween Competition Rubric



Step One: Basic Requirements

1. Over 200 words. 1500 max.
2. Can be a deathfic, funny, angst, but it must be quite clear which it is.
3. Must have Halloween-related events
4. Must be emailed to the Editor’s email/my PM inbox or WE’s by Midnight Oct. 30, 12 PM EST.
5. Must be categorized as a challenge entry.
6. A poem is NOT required. Chapters MAY NOT be used, in any style or form.
7. If deemed unreadable by the judges, the fic will not proceed to the next round.
8. Prize: Permanent residence in the Featured Section, as well as a banner. Banner/Avvie by Fowlie (You better believe it, people… count yourselves lucky! ~Fowlie)
Second place: Banner, by ™. And a hearty slap on the back from ™. (Count yerselves DOUBLE lucky! XD ~TM)

Step Two: In Depth

1. Snookie is looking for good use of repetition if it is a deathfic, as well as “creativity”* and originality. On others, he wants smoothness and a well-rounded plotline. Halloween is not too important in a deathfic, but it is very important in a funny fic.
2. Bag of Potatoes is looking for continuity, strength/originality in your chosen genre, as well as a strong Halloween theme.
3. Correct grammar, minimal spelling mistakes.

“Creativity” – TungstenMessiah’s personal vocabulary, and it defines and encompasses all aspects of gore, in any outstanding/unnatural/ridiculous way.

Oh, and by the way, you ALL get a hearty slap on the back from ™. No matter what! Because ™ likes slapping!

And nothing from Fowlie. Because she’s weird like that. *struts like a boss* ← (epic win right here!)
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Re: Halloween Fanfiction Challenge

Post by heart_of_gold » Wed 19th Oct 2011

THANK GOD FOR THIS. IT SHALL KEEP ME OCCUPIED WHILST I WAIT FOR ERAGON 4. :woot:

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Re: Halloween Fanfiction Challenge

Post by FowlStar » Thu 20th Oct 2011

Nice, nice. :D If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask. :D I'm PMing you about Eragon. <3
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Re: Halloween Fanfiction Challenge

Post by CaptainMiraKelp » Thu 20th Oct 2011

I wonder if I'll get it or my birthday.... Hope so :D
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Re: Halloween Fanfiction Challenge

Post by heart_of_gold » Sat 22nd Oct 2011

Well, I PM'd in mine. It's called Halloween Ghost Rescue, and the ending was a cop-out >.< I hate my writing... and I hate my titles >.<
EDIT: But for some reason...it doesn't show in my outbox. FS, did you get it?

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Re: Halloween Fanfiction Challenge

Post by FowlStar » Sat 22nd Oct 2011

I did, and saved it. :D Nice job on getting it in early.


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Re: Halloween Fanfiction Challenge

Post by TungstenMessah » Tue 25th Oct 2011

Hey all! Only a week or so left!

Just wanted to let ya guys noe that you can PM yer fics too, if Fowlie's not online!
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Re: Halloween Fanfiction Challenge

Post by Fowl's_Girl » Wed 26th Oct 2011

Heh.. one question. What's the editors email...? XP Sorry, I don't know.
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Re: Halloween Fanfiction Challenge

Post by FowlStar » Thu 27th Oct 2011

This is supposed to be AF related, people. It's an Artemis Fowl fanfiction challenge, after all.
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Re: Halloween Fanfiction Challenge

Post by 15bubbles » Mon 31st Oct 2011

Shoot!

T.T I check so infrequently I only found out today and now there's not enough time to come up with a good idea!
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