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Offline heidi52

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Re: Sticky: Prize Flash Fiction Contest
« Reply #45 on: October 03, 2014, 12:13:02 PM »
Help

On the 100 word practice thread Soul Writer pointed out that he had made a mistake in his entry and used the word conduits instead of the singular conduit. He caught it in time.

Guess who did the same thing? Is using the plural a dis-qualifier, and if so, can I change my entry after it's been submitted?

And I call myself a reader.  ::)

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Re: Sticky: Prize Flash Fiction Contest
« Reply #46 on: October 03, 2014, 12:33:36 PM »
If Leaders were perfect, they wouldn't be leaders. :)

See, there, I just read your 'read' as 'lead' :P  So I'm in the same boat.

*shares popcorn*

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Re: Sticky: Prize Flash Fiction Contest
« Reply #47 on: October 05, 2014, 06:14:46 AM »
I've submitted mine  ;D

I just put it in the body of the message, I hope this is ok?

Sara

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Re: Sticky: Prize Flash Fiction Contest
« Reply #48 on: October 05, 2014, 06:18:57 AM »
In the body of the message is fine.

Re. Heidi's query, the words must be used exactly as specified, so plurals would not be permitted. If you want to change your entry and resubmit, PM the revised version to Laura. Hopefully she will be in a good mood and allow this  ;)
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Re: Sticky: Prize Flash Fiction Contest
« Reply #49 on: October 05, 2014, 06:28:05 AM »
Thank you Nick for the clarification. I resubmitted, hopfully Laura is in a good mood.
If not I may have to bribe her...

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Re: Sticky: Prize Flash Fiction Contest
« Reply #50 on: October 08, 2014, 04:28:03 AM »
How do you know if your submission was successful? I had a bit of trouble with copying the letters I saw in that box. Ashamed to say it took me four tries.

Offline Laura H

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Re: Sticky: Prize Flash Fiction Contest
« Reply #51 on: October 08, 2014, 06:53:53 AM »
Every entrant will receive confirmation of receipt by pm. If anyone has sent an entry and not heard back let me know so I can confirm that it is safely tucked away for judging.

Having said that, remember that we're an international bunch. Your waking hours may not be my waking hours, so confirmation may not be immediate.  ;)
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Re: Sticky: Prize Flash Fiction Contest
« Reply #52 on: October 08, 2014, 06:59:11 AM »
What? You don't stay awake for the duration of the contest? Shame :P

Offline heidi52

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Re: Sticky: Prize Flash Fiction Contest
« Reply #53 on: October 08, 2014, 08:09:28 AM »
What? You don't stay awake for the duration of the contest? Shame :P

Shocking! I didn't think the mods were allowed to sleep

EVER!
 ;D ;D

Offline Laura H

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Re: Sticky: Prize Flash Fiction Contest
« Reply #54 on: October 08, 2014, 08:32:19 AM »
I didn't say anything about sleep. I do have to plug into the generator, though. Otherwise I get cranky.
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Re: Sticky: Prize Flash Fiction Contest
« Reply #55 on: October 08, 2014, 03:19:06 PM »
Well thanks for clearing that up, I was beginning to worry.  :D :D

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Re: Sticky: Prize Flash Fiction Contest
« Reply #56 on: October 08, 2014, 05:31:32 PM »
Thank you for the prompt clarification.

Offline Laura H

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Re: Sticky: Prize Flash Fiction Contest
« Reply #57 on: October 08, 2014, 06:05:30 PM »
Just two more days to enter the Prize Flash Fiction contest.

Remember to observe the 100 word count, and title your entry.

Last call!
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Re: Sticky: Prize Flash Fiction Contest
« Reply #58 on: October 09, 2014, 12:44:21 PM »
I am trying to upload my short story to the fiction contest how do I go about doing so

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Re: Sticky: Prize Flash Fiction Contest
« Reply #59 on: October 09, 2014, 12:51:14 PM »
CasMaria - just include it in a pm to LauraH. Don't forget to add your title too :)
It's good to laugh at yourself once in a while - why let everyone else have all the fun!
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