[Completed] 2016 Short Story Contest

Discussion in 'Novel Updates Site Discussion' started by Nom de Plume, Oct 7, 2016.

  1. LaDyViL

    LaDyViL New Member Staff Member

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    Nope. It has finished. Took only five months.

    Might want to change the title to Result or Finished @Nom de Plume
     
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  2. regan

    regan Forever baby!!

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    It was quick!!:eek::eek:
     
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  3. regan

    regan Forever baby!!

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    My fault didn't see the date:whistle::whistle:
     
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  4. Carm

    Carm One more week of suffering

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    Isn't it against the rules to necro a thread?
    Joking, glad to see this thread alive, I guess.
     
  5. BlancFrost

    BlancFrost ❄Middle child: Carm & Dev + Sio's FSIL ❄

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    Congratulations @KingOfMangonia for your win!!!! Your poem certainly fit the theme very well. Chilling and jarring to the reader.

    Thank you @Nom de Plume for your efforts. It sure is time consuming to go through all those contest participants entries.

    Thanks for the judges who were able to put some time into reading every entry and give feedback. It is interesting to see how others think on the piece in such a way.

    Also a big thank you for all the participants! Without you we wouldn't be able to read such a variety of chilling stories from this forum. Well also because there would have been no contest without participants.

    Good job everyone! *throws confetti into the air*
     
  6. Arcadia Blade

    Arcadia Blade 《Genderless Blade》《Arditi Regimen》《Lazy Writer》

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    Considering that horror genre isn't what i'm good at(considering that i'm a scaredycat), i got a pretty decent score. Congrats to the winner!
     
  7. Tredysis

    Tredysis ♣ Lone Wonderer ♧ Lonesome Devil ♣

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    but was there any point of it to reopen the thread for commenting.
    i thought it was to add more stories when i saw the thread got opened.
     
  8. Nom de Plume

    Nom de Plume Well-Known Member Novel Updates Staff

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    Its to let people know it is published and also a chance to give the authors feedback ^_^
     
  9. elv21

    elv21 The One Who Steal Ice Cream !! Again !!

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    Hm... Any other writing contest in near future ??
     
  10. Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa Active Member

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    There might be... but I feel Nom have suffered a lot for this one....

    *Give @Nom de Plume a cookie*
     
  11. elv21

    elv21 The One Who Steal Ice Cream !! Again !!

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    Suffered ? O'really >,>"
    The great I have a suggestion !!
    A translation contest..

    How 'bout that...
     
  12. AliceShiki

    AliceShiki 『Hell's Assistant Manager Lv 5』『Ms. Tree』

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    Well, while it does make some sense, most of the people in NUF are readers, not translators, so it would exclude most users...
     
  13. allusivelogic

    allusivelogic Well-Known Member

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    @Nom de Plume Thank you for your hard work! Thank you judges for your comments! It's very interesting how you could all detect how rushed it was. XD Glad you enjoyed the premise anyway. It was a pleasure to be a part of this event. :)

    Congratulations @KingOfMangonia! Super creative spin and poetry is always a tough style, you did awesome!
     
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  14. Nom de Plume

    Nom de Plume Well-Known Member Novel Updates Staff

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    Undecided. Any feedback for the future?
     
  15. Dyone

    Dyone [Ice cream] [awkward duck] [Yonyon]

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    Isn't it almost easter though?
    Spring has already started, and summer is also just a few months away.
    Maybe do something with those?
     
  16. Nom de Plume

    Nom de Plume Well-Known Member Novel Updates Staff

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    I mean more for the actual style of the contest itself. Is the current style fine? So far I've only heard that the lack of spoilers might put people off.
     
  17. NZPIEFACE

    NZPIEFACE Leecher

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    Maybe public vote next time? But anonymous.

    Edit: this was a stupid idea
     
  18. Omnifarious

    Omnifarious [Cafe de Clone]

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    welll......there are both pros and cons.... you can even have both you yar like.
     
  19. deepon

    deepon Daydreamer of Nightmares

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    500 words minimum ? And here I thought I could crack some skull(s) ......jokes.
     
  20. NZPIEFACE

    NZPIEFACE Leecher

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    No no no.
    What stops people from saying "That work is mine" and completely destroy the spirit of anonymity?
     
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