Hello and welcome to the Official first ever MLPchan /fic/ write-off!
– Participants write stories over a 72 hour period
– The stories are written from a prompt given at the event’s onset
– Participants submit their work to an anonymous anthology
– Readers and judges then rate the stories and
– Finally, everything gets wrapped up with author reveals and winners announced
The contest is open to any and all willing participants. All we ask is that you let us know in this thread if you wish to participate.Times
• Prompt suggestions open Monday, August 20th 18:00 UTC
• Writing begins Friday, August 24th 12:00am UTC.
• Submissions close Monday, August 27th 12:00am UTC.
• Public voting begins Monday, August 27th 04:00 UTC.
• Panel voting begins Friday, August 31st 14:00 UTC.
• Event concludes Tuesday, September 4th.**Prompt
Prompt suggestions will be taken via this thread from 6pm UST on Monday, August 20th. Eligible Prompts will be selected and discussed via the staff and decided upon by day one of the writing period.
Criteria for Prompts:
- Obey mlpchan and fimfiction’s guidlines
- Do not lock the author into one specific genre or style
- Offer an acceptable amount of creativity
- Are not inherently vague
- Be some short phrase or figure of speech
- Be appropriate for a title of a storyRules
The rules of the event are:
(1) you adhere to the submission guidelines - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SOTMJXnj_lj1BCE-D3YGDd2erVcE2g5RY77aSp3Y0r4/edit
(2) you start writing only after the prompt is released;
(3) you submit before the deadline;
(4) your story follows all posting guidelines of Mlpchan and Fimfiction;
(5) your story uses the prompt to a reasonable and discernible degree;
(6) your story is not submitted elsewhere until the event’s conclusion.
We, the Staff, reserve the right to disqualify any entry with or without reason.Voting
Once the stories are collected into an anthology post on fimfiction.net/user/MLPchan_write-off, a public poll will be posted to allow readers to rate the stories. Voters must read at least half of the stories submitted before casting a vote.
After a week, five finalists will be chosen and sent to panel members to have the winner decided.
The judging criteria with which the staff will follow can be found here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hgVW8JSqIp4NVF2fUd9E8-tJJ359689sDrmmClDeBF4/editFirst-place Winner:
A submission to EQD
Stickied thread displaying your fic
A Pinkie Pie brushable w/ mini-DVD
Friendship is Magic coloring book
Blind Bag figurine
**Tentative; meaning it may or may not change according to the Staff's discretion. A 24 hour announcement will predate the final closure.
A special thank you to Roger!DodgeR for letting use his /fic/ write-off formatting, to the Judges for their help and advice, to Anonthony for helping to make this possible and for providing prizes, and to Bleeding Rain!DROPS for his invaluable support.
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