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by Krista
Rated: ASR · Message Forum · Contest · #2234698
Open to all! Can you write 500 words? Want GPs for entering? Closed for judging.

What do you get when you cross the Latin words Verus (true) & Fabula (story)?
The great genre Verfabula! Also called Narrative Journalism, Creative Nonfiction, or Literary Nonfiction, Verfabula uses literary styles and techniques to create factually accurate narratives. It contrasts with other nonfiction, such as academic or technical writing or journalism, which is also rooted in accurate facts but is not written to entertain based on prose style. Most people have come across this genre without realizing it. A good example is Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Imagine how stale that book would have been if she hadn't infused it with her literary magic dust! I know you didn't come here for a literature lesson, so here's the goods-



JUDGING IN PROGRESS


Each writer that enters will be rewarded for their effort with gift points.
If there are at least 3 entries a First place prize will be awarded.
If there are at least 5 entries, First & Second place prizes will be awarded.
If there are 10 or more entries, First, Second, & Third place prizes will be awarded.
Honorable Mentions are at the discretion of the judge.
Winner announced by the 14th of the next month, depending on the number of entries.



This contest will be judged by me. Although, if anyone would like to be a co-judge or guest judge, please email me. I will be looking at an overall balance of creativity & information
as well as spelling & word choice, and my own emotional response to the piece.

*Gemv* As long as it's related to the prompt, you can submit any genre. *Gemv*
*Gemv* One entry per writer per round. *Gemv*
*Gemv* Deadline is 11:59PM WDC time on the last day of the month. *Gemv*
*Gemv* Ratings up to GC accepted. *Gemv*
*Gemv* Entries should be in {bitem:####### } or book {entry:####### } *Gemv*
*Gemv* No editing after entry has been submitted. *Gemv*
*Gemv* Your entry should be between 500 and 750 words. *Gemv*
*Gemv* Previously awarded items are not allowed. *Gemv*





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Congratulations on your new merit badge! Thank you for supporting the Writing.Com community with your inspirations, participation and activities. We sincerely appreciate it! -SMs



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