The Perfect Sonnet Contest
        by April Desiree   (aprildesiree@Writing.Com)



*Writing* Welcome to The Perfect Sonnet Contest! *Writing*


ROUND 10 IS OPEN!


Thanks to iKyama for the image, and Angels in my Ear for the beautiful ribbon! *Heart*

I love poetry, and I love sonnets.  I could read them all day, every day.  So I'm on a search for the best of the best here at WDC!

THE RULES


Quantity: One (1) sonnet must be written by the deadline.

Theme: Any theme/open.

Type of sonnet: Spenserian sonnet.  Any other type of sonnet will not qualify.


Submissions can be old or new, but only sonnets that haven't won an awardicon already may be submitted to this contest.

Once you submit your item, do not edit it.  I might read it before the deadline to get a head start.

Please post your entry into your message in b-item or book entry format, like so: {b-item:1234567} Just replace those numbers with the numbers of your static item's ID.  If you need help with that or how to post a book entry, please e-mail me.


DEADLINE


The deadline is July 31, 2014 at 11:59 pm WDC time


PRIZES


1st PLACE: 10K AWARDICON, MERIT BADGE AND 1,000 GIFT POINTS
2nd PLACE: 10K AWARDICON AND MERIT BADGE
3rd PLACE: 10K AWARDICON
Honorable Mention: MERIT BADGE
The type of MBs will be decided according to the content of your sonnets.

Merit Badge in Seasons Summer
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    Thank you so much for your dedication to reviewing new members during the month of June, 2014 on behalf of  [Link To Item #wagon] . Your help is greatly appreciated. *^*Bigsmile*^*

~Joy    Merit Badge in Poetry
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 For your  Winning Swannet  Entry to the   [Link To Item #1905556]   -  [Link To Item #1965781] 

Congratulations! 

I hope you enter again in the future!  KerrieAnnS  Merit Badge in Romance
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Dear April,

Many thanks for another donation to  [Link To Item #1892844]  It is very kind of you to support groups and contests on WDC. 

Kind regards

Bonnnie


Bonus prizes may be awarded at the judge's discretion. *Badge* *Ribbon*


CURRENT CONTESTANTS




ROUND 9 WINNERS


1st Place:
ID: 1994950 (E)
Man, Death and their Mutual Friend 
An entry for Round 9 of "The Perfect Sonnet Contest"
by Helena Noel


2nd Place:
BOOK
ID: 1994584 (E)
Maternity in Passing 
Sonnets about Mother.
by Teargen


3rd Place:
ID: 884721 (E)
Fear 
Fear of raising a child.
by Mitch


Honorable Mention:
ID: 1991378 (E)
The Constant Heart 
Theme: Love/Relationships Form: Shakespearean (English) Sonnet
by HuntersMoon


Congrats to all!


DONATIONS


Anyone who wishes to donate 20,000 or more gift points to this contest will receive a merit badge from me.  50k or over will receive an awardicon.

CURRENT GENEROUS DONORS


*BalloonR*Liam donated 30,000 gift points and has earned an Appreciation merit badge! *BalloonR*

*BalloonB*Maryann - Away donated 20,000 gift points and has earned an Appreciation merit badge! *BalloonB*

*BalloonV*Cinnamon Fringe donated 25,000 gift points and has earned an Appreciation merit badge! *BalloonV*

*BalloonR*embe donated 1,000 gift points! Thank you! *BalloonR*

*BalloonV*Nixie donated 30,000 gift points and has earned an Appreciation merit badge! *BalloonV*

*BalloonR*Maryann - Away donated 20,000 gift points and has earned a Supportive merit badge! *BalloonR*

*BalloonB* Princess Megan Rose 12 Years donated 21,000 gift points and has earned a Word Economy merit badge! *BalloonB*

*BalloonV*HuntersMoon donated 50,000 gift points and has earned a portfolio awardicon! *BalloonV*


For tips on how to write a sonnet, check out these cool pages:

http://www.writeawriting.com/poetry/sonnet/
http://iambicpentameter.net/
http://www.tetrameter.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hexameter

Also, feel free to check out the wonderful ShelleyA~5 Years on WDC 's book of sonnets for examples of different sonnets that she's written.  They're fantastic examples of fine writing, and she's been kind enough to offer the link to her book.  Thank you ShelleyA~5 Years on WDC !

BOOK
ID: 1968954 (E)
My Book of Sonnets 
A Place to hold my Sonnets
by ShelleyA~5 Years on WDC


If you have any questions, please feel free to send me an e-mail.  I look forward to reading your sonnets soon!


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