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Discussion for Platinum members about the current Page Turner Writing Contest

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Good - now here's a question.

Postby Pat » Sun Jan 14, 2007 2:08 pm

How is the judging going to be done? Will there be a rating system? Or just gut reaction as a reader.

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Postby Kiwigirl » Tue Jan 16, 2007 12:25 am

But I WANTWANTWANTWANTWANT to read the first chapters too..... I promise you I am a reader. :oops: :shock:

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Postby Sparrow » Tue Jan 16, 2007 12:56 am

I know, I wanna read them too. :P
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Postby Deb Porter » Tue Jan 16, 2007 1:10 am

ROFL! Don't worry. I don't mind readers who are writers. But I want them to read them as readers--not as writers.

Make sense?

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Postby Kiwigirl » Tue Jan 16, 2007 1:30 am

Aw, Deb, it's all the fumes from the new hair colour that I've been inhaling all morning. I had no idea it would stink so much - nearly needed to wear a mask and protective eyewear. :lol:

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Postby Pat » Tue Jan 16, 2007 4:10 am

Tehe! :lol:

I tried to convince Deb I wasn't a writer too! :mrgreen:

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Postby Jules » Tue Jan 16, 2007 6:02 pm

I'm missing something here.

I've read a thread of two about the Page Turner Writing Contest but I can't seem to find what it's all about.

What am I missing?

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Postby Pat » Tue Jan 16, 2007 6:16 pm

Um George ... you might as well get out of that corner.

No one is going to believe you can't write anyway. The proof is in the puddin dear George.

And as for the audio suggestion - I think it's brilliant myself.

Then us judges (who can't write) can fall asleep to those who can! :lol:

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Postby Inkpen » Tue Jan 16, 2007 7:45 pm

Pat wrote:And as for the audio suggestion - I think it's brilliant myself.

Then us judges (who can't write) can fall asleep to those who can! :lol:



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Postby Sparrow » Tue Jan 16, 2007 8:19 pm

Jules wrote:I'm missing something here.

I've read a thread of two about the Page Turner Writing Contest but I can't seem to find what it's all about.

What am I missing?

Sorry!

Jules, if you sign in to the 500 page, there is a link at the bottom of the links that gives all the info. :D
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Postby Pat » Tue Jan 16, 2007 8:59 pm

I guess you have to try make a man want to read about moms, Lynda. :lol:

And the men have to try and make women like war. :P

I don't like either. :P :mrgreen:


I think other contests use just a few judges also for all genres don' t they?

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Postby Sparrow » Tue Jan 16, 2007 10:09 pm

I know someone who is considering being a judge and she likes mom lit and war stories, so I guess we're set. :mrgreen:

And no, it's not me, but personally I haven't yet met a genre that I didn't like so long as it is well written and doesn't have swearing or overly sensual stuff in it.
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Postby RedBaron » Tue Jan 16, 2007 10:10 pm

I need to get a move on my entry! (among a lot of other things!)
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Postby Inkpen » Fri Jan 19, 2007 7:36 am

Pat wrote:I guess you have to try make a man want to read about moms, Lynda. :lol:

And the men have to try and make women like war. :P

I don't like either. :P :mrgreen:


I think other contests use just a few judges also for all genres don' t they?






What about armies of nothing but mothers fighting over clearance items at the department store. :D . . . . :) . . . . :shock:

Or not. :oops:


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Postby Writetrack » Fri Jan 19, 2007 9:39 am

Inkpen wrote:
Pat wrote:I guess you have to try make a man want to read about moms, Lynda. :lol:

And the men have to try and make women like war. :P

I don't like either. :P :mrgreen:

I think other contests use just a few judges also for all genres don' t they?



What about armies of nothing but mothers fighting over clearance items at the department store. :D . . . . :) . . . . :shock:

Or not. :oops:

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You know, I've actually seen that happen. It's a scary thing... :mrgreen:

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