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After "What?" will be darkness  [message #74929] Thu, 27 September 2018 15:19 Go to next message
timmy   United States

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That's quite a teaser, isn't it?

I do not mean that there will be no challenge after "What?", but I am preparing a non picture based challenge. Thsi is early warning that I will be looking for a tale that starts in darkness and shows redemption, recovery.

Sometimes we need to move away from pictures of puppies and kittens on the lids of boxes of chocolates.

I think this will be a difficult challenge. I think some of the usual entrants will relish it more than others. Some will be discomfitted by it. Ideally so should the readership, yet without alienating it.

Have a look at Recovery. It's time to look for inspiration.



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Re: After "What?" will be darkness  [message #75219 is a reply to message #74929] Fri, 23 November 2018 16:35 Go to previous messageGo to next message
timmy   United Kingdom

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Submissions are open for Recovery. We have four submisisons so far, of whcih the names of three have been held back siunce they are currently published elsewhere



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Re: After "What?" will be darkness  [message #75260 is a reply to message #74929] Sun, 02 December 2018 10:14 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Mark   United States

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So, now that the polls for "What?" are closed, have you decided on what the next challenge after "Recovery" will be?
Re: After "What?" will be darkness  [message #75261 is a reply to message #75260] Sun, 02 December 2018 15:02 Go to previous message
timmy   United Kingdom

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I'm mulling over a picture vs a concept right now



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