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A group for writers of all things Prose.
Prose:- (n) Ordinary writing as distinguished from verse.


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THIS IS NOT A POETRY GROUP


:bulletblue::bulletwhite::bulletblue: Please ONLY SUBMIT PROSE :bulletblue::bulletwhite::bulletblue:
:bulletred::bulletyellow::bulletred: Poetry can go into My-Soul-Bleeds-Ink which is our sister group. :bulletred::bulletyellow::bulletred:




WELCOME


to the HALLOWEEN CONTEST



:new: Just one week left to collect entries!

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Timeline


:bulletorange: 1 October - 24 October :-: Submission Time
:bulletblack: 25 October - 30 October :-: Judging Time
:bulletorange: 31 October :-: Winners Announced

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Rules


:bulletblack: One entry only
:bulletorange: Use the prompts as guidelines but no art theft please
:bulletblack: Prose only as this is a prose only group
:bulletorange: Submit entries to the Contest Submissions folder or they won't be judged
:bulletblack: Judges may enter but may not win
:bulletorange: Please adhere to the timeline
:bulletblack: New deviations only please
:bulletorange: Mature content is allowed but please filter appropriately
:bulletblack: And genre is fine, but as it is a Halloween Contest try for the horror genre.
:bulletorange: Please mention the following in your artist's comments
:bulletorange: Name of the contest
:bulletblack: Name of the group with a link to us
:bulletorange: Name of the prompt you chose with a link to the artist

I reserve the right to edit these rules as I see fit

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Prompts


Your prompts are as follows:
:bulletred: Halloween nails Lexy by DRichie

:bulletyellow: Mummy By Sweetbananadreams by Sweetbananadreams

:bulletgreen: Halloween Dragon by TheEnchantedDragons

:bulletblue: Pumpkin by VictoriaJNeville

:bulletpink: Face by Linekelijn

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Judges


We have so far only got one judge for this contest. If you would like to volunteer as judge number two please note MagicalJoey

Our Judges



:iconguineveretogwen: GuinevereToGwen


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Criteria


The criteria for judging the pieces are as follows:

Grammar and spelling /5
Following the rules /5
Creativity/interpretation /5
Originality /5
Overall impression of the story /5

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Prizes


I am still looking to expand our prize list. Any donations please note to MagicalJoey

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:bulletyellow: Llamas from: MagicalJoey
:bulletyellow: 3 month PM from OfOneSoul
:bulletyellow: 3 features from Charmed-Ravenclaw

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:bulletblack: Llamas from: MagicalJoey
:bulletblack: 200 :points: from GuinevereToGwen
:bulletblack: 2 features from Charmed-Ravenclaw

:icon3rd1plz::icon3rd2plz::icon3rd3plz::icon3rd4plz:
:bulletred: Llamas from: MagicalJoey
:bulletred: 150 :points: from GuinevereToGwen
:bulletred: 1 feature from Charmed-Ravenclaw

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:bulletblue: Llamas from: MagicalJoey
:bulletblue: 50 :points: from GuinevereToGwen

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Questions


Any questions don't hesitate to ask.

Lots of love and luck,
Jo
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More Journal Entries

Halloween Contest Winners and Christmas Contest Entries

CONTEST Entries


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Your WINNERS:



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By: Ezri-Krios

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Spirit of AutumnThey say that he comes with the red of the leaves.
They say that sometimes he can be seen, sometimes he can only be heard, and occasionally you can feel him.
They say that he’s a thief, a hero, the ghost of a drowned man; that he was ignored for years and slowly faded away. That if you acknowledge him he’ll smile and leave you a present, or that he’ll bring a vicious wind and drive you out of the park.
They say that once he stole the wallet of a visiting dignitary, that once he returned the purse that had been stolen from a young woman earlier that day, that he wanders around in search of his girlfriend.
If you stand still long enough in the fog, he’ll climb on you and perch atop your head watching the people go by, as he does with the statues.
Some say that he’s 15, others say that he’s 30. They say he a junkie, a stranger that got lost, a student at the local college. They say that he travels the country during the rest of the year. They tell you t

By: ReallyLostMyMind

Honorable Mentions:

Colorful DreamsColorful Dreams
I crawled up from my place of sleeping and looked outside. The leaves of their many colors waved to wish me a good morning. I walked outside into the cool, crisp air of the fall weather. This was my favorite time of the year. I walked out and began my walk through the woods.
It was still early in the morning, and there was fog on the ground outside. Fortunately, I was still able to see the beautiful leaves on the trees. I walked along a path humans usually walked on. It was too soon for them to be out, so I had nothing to worry about. I looked up at the waving leaves. The beautiful hues of red and orange filled the air with a sense of life and joy. I loved that the most beautiful colors of the year come to pass right before the cold, harsh winter.
I walked along and remembered I still had a lot of food left to eat before I went to sleep for the winter. I looked around to find something to eat. I found a decent amount of berries, and ate them before continuing my walk.
I
by SammyJolt
The autumn princessThe autumn princess stretched her hand upon the quiet forest, turning the leaves into vibrant shades of gold, red, and orange. Her auburn hair flowed gently in the crisp September wind. Down below the ant diligently collected food for the winter. Whilst his companion the grasshopper danced and played a merry tune on his fiddle.
Jack Frost whistled a merry tune as he spread the first winter frost upon the fallen leaves. He kept the princess company as she finished her own work of brining in the autumn season. The farmers harvested their crops that had grown during the reign of the princesses of spring and summer. Now they need prepared for the coming of father winter
With a smile the autumn princess watched as the suns last rays illuminated her handy work. The trees shown with brilliant colors, the harvest was prepared, and soon the first signs of winter would come. For now however, everyone would enjoy the beauty that the autumn princess had brought.
by Arashi-no-Ryuujin

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:iconwhitestormclouds:
whitestormclouds Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
How active are the people in this group?
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MagicalJoey Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014   Writer
There are always submissions in the box. Why?
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whitestormclouds Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014
Yes checking, I'm always worried I'll join a dead group where I'm the only active user. I like to make sure ahead of time that people are still hanging around...
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MagicalJoey Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014   Writer
There is always that worry I suppose.
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TheBadLieutenant Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist Writer

300 DOLLAR CASH PRIZE ...SUPER HEROINE PERIL STORY CONTEST 


There will be a 300 Dollar Total Prize moneys awarded
This will a predicament peril story using my OC's as the primary characters ...The story needs to be a full story with at least three full pages...the story should contain but not limited to at least one villain. The story should follow the rules, powers and weakness of Teen Fire and Teen Frost...see group for more detail...

perilcontest.deviantart.com/

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Fate4Destiny Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Student Writer
Where do I put poetry-like stuff? Free verse and all of that.
I think we may need a poetry folder :)
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MagicalJoey Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014   Writer
This is a prose only group, poetry can go to our sister group My-Soul-Bleeds-Ink
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Fate4Destiny Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Student Writer
Okay then :)
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mmpratt99 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you again!
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mmpratt99 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you for adding more of The Basement of Doom chapters :)  Much appreciation!
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