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  1. S.J. Faerlind

    S.J. Faerlind Flashlight Shadowhunter

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    Every year we attempt to run a fantasy short story contest (and sometimes we even succeed!), but with available time and schedules it would be nice to have a few organizers rather than just one so all the work doesn't fall on one person. If anyone is interested in helping me out with this year's event, can you please indicate your interest in this thread. When the mods give us the go ahead, we'll get the ball rolling. Thanks. :)
     
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    Turambar Harebrained Staff Member

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    It's a good tradition, SJ. I wouldn't imagine us barring your way.

    We wouldn't dare to :D
     
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    So you're in to help me run it then Tur? :D
     
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    Turambar Harebrained Staff Member

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    Well.

    That means I can't write, now can I? :oops:
     
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    It means your writing is so great as to make it unjust for you to compete and thus you get to hand out prizes instead ;)
     
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    Yeah... pull the other one ;)
     
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    It means your writing is so terrible as to make it unfair to expect you to compete and thus you get to hand out prizes instead :eek:
     
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    I would help run it, but I must needs partake, though if both can be done, sign me up.
     
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    I don't see why organizers can't compete as long as they aren't also judging the entries. All the organizers do is recruit judges to judge the entries, post reminders of deadlines, extend those deadlines when nobody can meet them (lol) and then mail the winner a prize. I agree it would be best if the organizers didn't compete but if we only get a few people sign up to write, they may have to so we can have an event at all.
     
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    well if it comes down to that then I will help organize it, but I still plan on competing
     
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    Yay for both! :)
     
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    I'll have a little time in February and March, so I'd be willing and able to help judge the entries.

    I'm sure one day I'd even be willing to participate. One day. :p
     
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    Awesome! Thanks Firi and we look forward to the day you decide to join the competition too. :)
     
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    JUST DO IT FIRI
     
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    When I'm done with my thesis, maybe. :p I'm currently at around 9000 words, so this might take a while. :D
     
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    How many more words do you have to go?