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Elftown Prose Contest – Secret Life of your Neighbour



Welcome to the third Elftown Prose Contest. If you can't follow the rhythm of poetry, or just like writing stories, this is the contest for you!

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Theme: Secret Life of your Neighbour
Have you ever thought your neighbour might be a witch or perhaps an alien? Well now's your chance to prove it! Write a story about the secret life your creature neighbour leads. They can be any fictional creature you can think of.

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Rules:

1 - The story MUST be written by you. If anyone is found to be stealing someone else's work they will be disqualified from this and all future official Prose contests.
2 - No fan-fiction in this contest. We accept that you may be inspired somewhere, but if you write a story with a land called Marmia containing Baslam the lion, it's not going to cut it with us. Original work here please.
3 – The story must be no less than 500 words and no more than 3000.
4 – No pornography or excessive violence please. Use your common sense as to what would be acceptable and what not, but the judges' decision in this matter is final.
5 - Quality restrictions. If you want us to put effort into reading the story, put effort into writing it. Stories with exceptionally bad spelling and/or grammar will be disqualified at the judges' discretion. Note: We realise that typos are one thing, and laziness quite another. We will distinguish between the two here.

Judging:
The stories will be judged on:
a) How well your story fits the theme.
b) Creativity, originality and plot.
c) Format - Proper paragraphs, spelling, grammar, use of vocabulary etc.

The stories will be judged by:
- [Elegy - gone]
- [Blaithin]
- [Linderel]

Deadline:
 

December 7th, 2006


You can earn the following badges by participating in and/or winning this contest:

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The winner earns the coloured bookworm.
Members who participated earn the green bookworm and all participants become Donors of Writing.

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This contest is closed!



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Submissions:


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Reminder: number your entries and separate them with the <hr> tag



1. [Dark Side of the Moon] - The New Neighbours


2. [silent_voice] - My Neighbour


3. [NightTheOwl] - A New Neighbour?


4.[Shika Lane] - Over The Wall By The Lake


5. [Caterin S.] - 7th floor


6. [thoughtfox] - Good Neighbours


7. [Misty Lady] - The Man Next Door


8. [Priscilla Primkin] - My neighbours, the Zwierszowskis


9. [Mekashef] - The Galaxy Lives There


10. [Artsieladie] - My Neighbour's Secret Life Enriched My Soul!


11. [Lakayana] - The Gnome in the tree trunk beside by house


12. [EmeraldGrizzly] - Cracking up the dead man


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The winners are [thoughtfox] and [Priscilla Primkin]. Congratulations!



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2006-12-29 [silent_voice]: I thought that i acidentally stopped watching the page lol. I wanna know who wins lol ^_^

2006-12-29 [Linderel]: We're working on that. <_< I can't promise anything, but I'll try to do my share of the judging as soon as possible, and we'll probably have the results in after a few days.
Sorry about the delay, I think we have all been busy with other ET stuff and outside life. :3

2006-12-29 [silent_voice]: no worries ^_^ Hey! Merry christmas and a happy new year to everne!

2006-12-29 [NightTheOwl]: Happy Holidays to everyone ^^

2006-12-30 [EmeraldGrizzly]: It's alright Linderel, take your time :D

2007-01-12 [NightTheOwl]: Are the judges done voting?

2007-01-12 [Linderel]: I'm sorry. ;_; I haven't had time for reading these last days, but I'll get it done next week, I promise. :3

2007-01-12 [EmeraldGrizzly]: Thanks Linderel, you're good people :)

2007-01-17 [Linderel]: It was a tough choice, but finally we got the judging done... Thanks everyone!

2007-01-17 [NightTheOwl]: Congrats winners!

2007-01-17 [Caterin S.]: Congratulations to all. :) It was a good competition.

2007-01-17 [silent_voice]: Do we just take the badge?

2007-01-17 [Linderel]: No, you don't. The badge will be given to you.

2007-01-17 [silent_voice]: oh okay, thankyou

2007-01-17 [Priscilla Primkin]: Thank you. I'm glad you liked my story.

2007-01-18 [EmeraldGrizzly]: Congratulations to the winners!

2007-01-18 [Mekashef]: Indeed, Mazel tov!

2007-01-18 [Misty Lady]: Congrats to the winners.

2007-01-18 [Artsieladie]: Congratulations, [Priscilla Primkin] & [thoughtfox]! <img:stuff/ThumbsUp_Wh_Mood.gif><img:stuff/mood10_gif.gif>

2007-01-19 [thoughtfox]: Thanks so much ^_^

2007-01-19 [Priscilla Primkin]: Thank you. 

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