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Rated: E · Message Forum · Contest · #2079495
Write a story containing no dialogue, in 700 words or less.



Thank you, The Ghost of Jayne's Lost Sock for the fabulous plaque and Pol-Tiggy-st . Bob'n for apples , and Elle (she/her) for the beautiful ribbons!

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Welcome image for the No Dialogue Contest

This is a short story contest where you are challenged to write with no dialogue. Create a STORY without using dialogue or inner dialogue.

Short FICTION STORIES only, please.

A few examples of stories with no dialogue:

 
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The Ice-Cream Truck  (13+)
A satirical story with no dialogue.
#1200350 by Joy
(However, the last sentence in this story would disqualify it.)



A Walk Down the Aisle  (E)
One ending, one beginning.
#675621 by Cackling QPdoll



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The Smell of the Bumblebee's Colours  (18+)
Bumblebees don't see like you and I do!
#2144283 by The Ghost of Jayne's Lost Sock



https://nixwood.wordpress.com/2013/01/17/the-interloper-a-short-story-without-di...




The contest will run from September 1, 2022 to September 7, 2022.

Come give it a go!
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CHECK OUT THE RULES!!
Rules image for the No Dialogue Contest

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1. Post your fiction STORY in bitem format OR as a book entry. No poems, please.

2. Story must be 700 words or less and contain NO DIALOGUE or inner dialogue. Please include the word count in your post.
3. One entry per person.
4. Stories must be newly written.
5. Stories may be edited, but please understand that they may be read before you make the edit.
6. Entries are allowed up until 11:59 p.m. on September 7, 2022.
7. Any rating is allowed up to 18+
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Your submission will be judged on Characterization, Plot, Mechanics, Story, Description, and Literary Devices.


Your entry may or may not be reviewed. It depends on how much the judges have going on. They may not be able to review every entry.

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Prizes Image for the No Dialogue Contest

These have not be awarded publicly to date. So you would be one of the first to win these beautiful awards.
Awardicons commissioned for the No Dialogue Contest

1st Place - No Dialogue Medal
2nd Place - No Dialogue Ribbon
3rd Place - No Dialogue MB + 5K GPs
Honorable Mentions - 10K GPs



If there are fewer than 5 entries, only First place will be awarded. If there are fewer than 8, only First and Second will be awarded. Honorable mentions may be given at the judges' discretion.



Judges Image for the No Dialogue Contest

Cackling QPdoll
Choconut
Lilli Munster ☕️ 🧿


Donors Image for the No Dialogue Contest

Donations of 30K or more will receive an MB. Donations can be sent using Group ID #2079496 or simply post in this forum.


Click on this link to learn about gift points. "Gift Points


Current Entries Image for the No Dialogue Contest

PROMPT


There is no prompt. It's an open contest, so long as you write a story using no dialogue or inner dialogue.

Time left to enter:


Birthday Bash Entries
"The Birthday Hike
"Personal 4th of July
"Left Behind
"The Birthday Gift
"The Writer And Natures Lesson
"Neighbourhood
"Failure
"Rain Boy
"Specimen
"My mother and me.
"The Bad Man
"Bygone birthday


Any genre is accepted.
Have fun.



Don't forget, Shh. No talking image., No Dialogue!


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