September 08 Challenge-The Saga

Discussion in 'Fan Fiction' started by Mistral, Sep 1, 2008.

  1. tenmei

    tenmei Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Oh, yes. Lol. I typed year instead of month. Stupid me.
     
  2. captcalhoun

    captcalhoun Admiral Admiral

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    is that 20,000 characters including spaces or not?

    and a fixed word count would be a hell of a lot more helpful than a 'character count'...
     
  3. Mistral

    Mistral Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I use word. When posting Lost Kingdom it gave me an error message saying "Exceeds 20,000 character limit". Basically, if it fits in a single post its fine, if it bleeds into a second its too long. Consider it a challenge in creative editing...:devil:

    Seriously, I just barely went over 3500 words for the story so I think you can post up to that.
     
  4. captcalhoun

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  5. Goliath

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    Damn it anyway.

    I have the perfect idea for this month's challenge. Not only would it make a good story, but it would plug an annoying hole in canon.

    But the well of inspiration has run dry once again.

    Looks like I'll have to pass on this one. :(
     
  6. trampledamage

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    Month ain't over yet! (I hope - I'm still trying to write mine!)
     
  7. Mistral

    Mistral Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I'd hate like hell for Calhoun to win. Um, by default, I mean.:devil: Surely someone has a saga in them?
     
  8. captcalhoun

    captcalhoun Admiral Admiral

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    oh, i dunno... happened to me once already...March 2006 IIRC...

    would be nice to win legitimately, though
     
  9. trampledamage

    trampledamage Clone Moderator

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    Hey, Mistral! You don't actually specify a closing date. How long have I got?
     
  10. Mistral

    Mistral Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Monday is the 29th and I'm on PST-you got till midnight Tuesday the 30-then I post the poll(assuming there are enough entries).
     
  11. trampledamage

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    Cool. I've got the plot worked out, I just need to write the damn thing!
     
  12. Admiral2

    Admiral2 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Personally, I'd love to see that happen again.

    Don't anybody be in a hurry!
     
  13. TheLoneRedshirt

    TheLoneRedshirt Commodore Commodore

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    I'm working on a short-story, but I'm not sure if it meets the "saga" qualifications. If I get it finished in time, I may submit it.
     
  14. captcalhoun

    captcalhoun Admiral Admiral

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    thanks for the vote of confidence in my writing abilities...:angryrazz::shifty:
     
  15. Mistral

    Mistral Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I have plenty of confidence in your ability-I've read and enjoyed most every single one of them.
     
  16. Starkers

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    I had a few ideas rattling around in my head but unfortunately I'm spending all my time trying to finish off the last episode of Vesta (so frustrated at the moment I am considering just writing "And then the ship blew up and they all died. THE END") so I just won't have the opportunity.

    It was a good challenge idea though, Mistral.
     
  17. Mistral

    Mistral Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Have you thought about ending Vesta with a saga?
     
  18. Starkers

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    ha ha- nice try!! :lol:
     
  19. Goliath

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    Your early entry intimidated us all.

    Nice going.
     
  20. Admiral2

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    It's not your writing ability that worries me.

    If you want an honest assessment of what worries me, PM me some time.