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Just a quick question for you my dear Mizzies: October is almost over and November approaches! We are also VERY overdue for a contest. Got an idea for a contest theme for a writing contest? Gotta have a writing contest when the leaves turn colors! It's tradition!

Suggestions and go!

(also, any prize offerings?)
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vertegres Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Student
This is a little ways off and kind of off topic, but I was thinking that maybe we could do a sort of "25 Days of Les Mis" meme? It could start on the first of December and count down till Christmas, when the movie premieres.
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Durnesque Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Student General Artist
Hm... maybe could work more of a 12 days from Christmas on after since we're getting so close to December now.
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NessunDorma345 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
oh, this I wanna see.

PLEASE LET US WRITING CONTEST.
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CallidusVafer Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012
A few ideas

Scenes from the point of view of lesser characters/background characters - The workers at the factory for example.

A character from the book meeting their musical/film counterpart (or some combination therein)

Scenes which are mentioned but never actually shown, like when Valjean runs away with the silver and then returns captured by the guards. What happened between him running away and being brought back?

Writing a small piece based on a specific genre or emotion. So the writing has to be action, sci-fi or perhaps horror to fit with the fact Autumn is the season of both Halloween and Fireworks.

Something other than romance (or even lacking romance entirely), as that is a bit over done. n.n
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Durnesque Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Student General Artist
Oooh, I like the background idea...
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Starlene Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Just from the what I'd honestly like to read point of view, I agree with you — romance is a bit overdone. I think it'd be nice to have a subject that allows writing romance but also allows other subjects. I quite like your ideas, especially writing short scenes based on specific emotions!
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lesmisphantofopera Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'll do a prize. :D Or I'll enter, I'm not really sure. D:
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NinjaMiki Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012
I'll do prizes! I'll do drawings for the winners! (I'd enter, but I can't write XD)
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Durnesque Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Student General Artist
That'd be great, thank you!
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CaeliaDiMekio Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012
Hmmm... I suggest that it be to insert a scene that might not have appeared in a certain medium, like a heart to heart between Eponine and Cosette as adults. Autumn is a time of change, for thinking of what might have been.
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