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Contests & Activities: May 24, 2023 Issue [#11975]

 This week: The Quill Awards
  Edited by: Lilli ☕️ 🧿
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Table of Contents

1. About this Newsletter
2. A Word from our Sponsor
3. Letter from the Editor
4. Editor's Picks
5. A Word from Writing.Com
6. Ask & Answer
7. Removal instructions

About This Newsletter

Hi there! I am this week's guest editor and the current Quillmistress.
If you have any Quill-related questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to me.

Word from our sponsor

Letter from the editor

The Quill Awards were founded in 2007 as a way to promote high-quality work and member contributions within the Writing.com community. Here we are sixteen years later and the celebrations continue as we strive to honor the founding principles.

A few 2022 Statistics:
*Bulleto* Quills were awarded in over 40 categories and over 60 separate genres!
*Bulleto* Exclusive Quill Awards include merit badges, ribbons, and plaques.
*Bulleto* Every registered author is eligible to nominate and/or win.

Making a Nomination:
*Bulleto* Any registered WdC member may nominate another for a Quill Award.
*Bulleto* You cannot nominate yourself.
*Bulleto* Nominations are made in secret and nominators are never revealed.

*Quill* Items nominated for Writing Awards must be written in the current year; January 1 - December 31.

*Quill* Items nominated for Community Awards must either be created within the current award year or reasonably active.

*Quill* Nominators agree to keep their nominations secret. Not just for the current award year, but for all times.

*Quill* Members must not lobby, barter, or trade for their items to be nominated.

*Quill* For a look at all the rules: "The Quills Rulebook

To make a nomination:
Quill Nomination Form 2023  (E)
Nominate someone for a Quill!
#2145930 by Lilli ☕️ 🧿

To see what's been nominated so far:
Quill Nominees 2023  (13+)
Quill Nominees 2023
#2273507 by Lilli ☕️ 🧿

Donations and Sponsorships:
*Bulleto* The Quills are 100% funded through the support of the WdC Community.
*Bulleto* For more information, please see "Quill Donors & Sponsors.

Announcement of Finalists & Winners:
*Bulleto* Ballots close on December 31. Judging begins in January.
*Bulleto* Winners are selected by the Judging Committee which are WdC members.
*Bulleto* Genre voting is open to the general WdC population.
*Bulleto* Finalists and Winners are announced by the end of March.


The Quill Awards is a community effort in so many ways and a wonderful celebration of Writing.com as a whole.

Former QuillMasters include:
2007 - 2015: Andrew
2015 - 2022: Elle (she/her) (assisted by Kitti and Jayne )
2022 - 2022: Jayne (assisted by Jeff and I like big books #2233315 )
2022 - present: Lilli ☕️ 🧿 (assisted by Jeff and Jayne )

Other helpers include WdC members who donate their time to assist with judging and other administrative duties.

If you would like more information, are interested in helping, or make a donation, please contact me.

Editor's Picks

Here's a look at a few winners and nominees from the 2022 Quill Awards:

Remember Us This Hallowed Day  (E)
Memorial Day 2022 ~ 2022 Quill Winner - Categories: Short Poem, Structured & Holiday
#2273941 by Richard ~

Book of Free Verse  (18+)
A collection of free verse poetry
#2259693 by WriterAngel

Wreath of Souls  (13+)
At the end of life you're not alone...
#2271261 by Kitti

Abandoned  (E)
Reflecting on an old car
#2276376 by Blueyez ৎ୭

Synchronicity   (18+)
Teodosia makes history with her invention - “Short Shots” May 2022 - 2nd place winner
#2272829 by Christopher Roy Denton

 Love isn't a Cracker Barrel   (E)
A poem inspired by life
#2271933 by Max

Homecoming  (13+)
A soldier returns home from war and meets his son. 2022 Quills winner.
#2276308 by Bikerider

Pulp - Chapter One/yet untitled work  (18+)
Wherein the tiniest thing in the world has the most enormous impact.
#2273756 by K Hawthorne

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