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Come yarn me a tale about a flawed character!
Character Flaws


Not every woman is a buxom beauty with cascading, silken hair.
Not every man is a muscled, charming hunk.
People have flaws--and so should the characters in our stories.
Flaws can help bring a character to life.

Thus, we come to the purpose of this contest:

Every month I will prompt you to write a short story with a character that has a specific flaw.
The best stories showing how the character uses his or her flaw wins PRIZES!



Let's go over some pesky RULES:

*Police* Pen a new story for this contest

*Police* One entry per person per monthly prompt

*Police* Sorry, no poetry or essays allowed

*Police* Link your story using bitem format

*Police* Your story has a 2500 word limit

*Police* Post word count with your bitem link

*Police* Keep ratings 13+ or lower

*Police* Follow the prompt



Things to Remember:
*Brain* Editing is allowed until the deadline.

*Brain* Watch your P's and Q's.
Spelling and grammar will be nitpicked.

*Brain* A story has a beginning
a middle
(with some sort of conflict)
and an end.



*TrophyG* PRIZES! *TrophyG*

First Place:
Superhero Merit Badge & 10,000 GP's

Second Place:
5,000 GP's

Third Place:
1,500 GP's
At least 6 entries are required to declare a second and third place winner




*Gavel* Esteemed Judges *Gavel*
Genipher
and
Abby Gayle




Alms! Alms for the Poor?
No purchase necessary to play.
However, donations of any amount would be greatly appreciated.
As a bribe, donations of 30,000 GP's (or more...don't feel like I'm limiting you!) will receive public recognition here AND a Merit Badge!

*Star**Star**Star* Star Donors *Star**Star**Star*




JANUARY 2018 PROMPT
Start yer Engines on:
January 1
Last Chance to Enter:
January 31 @11:59 pm WDC time
Using any genre you like,
tell me a story about:
a deaf superhero.




*Bomb* Disclaimer *Bomb*
This contest in not intended to attack or put down anyone with physical, mental, spiritual, emotional, social, or psychological disabilities. We are all imperfect humans and we ALL have flaws.



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by Genipher · 01-10-18 @ 2:47 pm
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by Lilli-Alis Volat Propriis · 01-10-18 @ 3:28 am
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by Genipher · 01-08-18 @ 4:47 pm
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by amy-Very Very Busy · 01-08-18 @ 2:50 pm
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by Genipher · 01-03-18 @ 4:52 pm
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by Nixie · 01-03-18 @ 3:16 pm
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by Genipher · 01-02-18 @ 5:59 pm
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by Genipher · 01-02-18 @ 3:18 pm

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