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February 16, 2014 at 9:35pm
February 16, 2014 at 9:35pm
#807306
This round there were 87 entries submitted. Each entry was judged based on the criteria provided in "Dear Me: Official Contest. Congratulations to the following three winners:

*Star* First: "Dear Me WINNER: Crossroads"   by BrawnyLad
*Bullet* Second: "Invalid Item"   by A Guest Visitor
*Bullet* Third: "Dear Me (2014)"   by HuntersMoon

Thanks to everyone who entered and special thanks to our judges for a tough decision. I hope the letters helped entrants to think about what they want to accomplish in 2014 and will act as a reminder of those goals throughout the year.

~Diane

The contest for February is "Short Shots: Official WDC Contest. Write a poem using the photo prompt provided.
February 14, 2014 at 1:13pm
February 14, 2014 at 1:13pm
#807080
Congratulations to the following three winners of "Good Deeds Get CASH!!

*Star* First ($100): Invalid Review by A Guest Visitor
*Bullet* Second ($50): Review of "A Bushy-Tailed Intruder" by Jeannie
*Bullet* Third ($25): Review of "The Book of Eve" by Maryann - Pet Power Raid

To select the winners, we randomly choose ten of the entries to the contest and then SMs, SM and I individually rank those ten reviews according to "Guidelines To Great Reviewing. I combine our rankings and from that we get our top three winners. Thanks to everyone who reviewed and entered this month.

Thanks to everyone who took the time to send a review last month. This month, remember to enter your reviews into the contest for your chance to win!

~Diane
January 18, 2014 at 11:01am
January 18, 2014 at 11:01am
#803734
The following winners for the December 2013 running of "Short Shots: Official WDC Contest were chosen from the 19 entries submitted. Each entry was judged based on the criteria provided in "Short Shots: Official WDC Contest. Congratulations to the following three winners:

*Star* First Place - "Conquering Dragons"   by HuntersMoon
*Bullet* Second Place - "'It's a Wrap' - or 'One for the Make Up'"   by Thankful Sonali
*Bullet* Third Place - "The Mountain"   by blue jellybaby

Thanks to all who entered and to the judges for their time.

~Diane

Remember to write your entry for the January contest: "Dear Me: Official Contest
January 14, 2014 at 11:05am
January 14, 2014 at 11:05am
#803259
Congratulations to the following three winners of "Good Deeds Get CASH!!

*Star* First ($100): Review of "Threads in the Tapestry" by JaceCar
*Bullet* Second ($50): Review of "Three Little Pigs" by Nicki <3's Mara!!
*Bullet* Third ($25): Review of "Pride and Courage" by OOT

To select the winners, we randomly choose 10 of the entries to the contest and then SMs, SM and I individually rank those 10 reviews according to "Guidelines To Great Reviewing. I combine our rankings and from that we get our top 3 winners. Thanks to everyone who reviewed and entered this month.

~Diane

December 31, 2013 at 10:40pm
December 31, 2013 at 10:40pm
#801570
Happy New Year, Writing.Com'ers!
We wish you a creative and successful 2014!


To kick things off, here's some new emoticons!

*Hockey* = {e:hockey}
*Hockeyhelmet* = {e:hockeyhelmet}
*Hockeypuck* = {e:hockeypuck}
*Hockeyskate* = {e:hockeyskate}

*Olympics* = {e:olympics}
*Medalbronze* = {e:medalbronze}
*Medalsilver* = {e:medalsilver}
*Medalgold* = {e:medalgold}

*Goggles* = {e:goggles}
*Skiboots* = {e:skiboots}
*Skier* = {e:skier}
*Skier2* = {e:skier2}

*Snowboarder* = {e:snowboarder}
*Snowboard* = {e:snowboard}
*Snowboard2* = {e:snowboard2}
*Snowboard3* = {e:snowboard3}


*Note* The hockey emoticons are "brought to you by" "Invalid Item. Answering my challenge, they raised 600,000 Gift Points for "RAOK Upgrade Brigade Group to get a hockey emoticon for the WDC community... They were expecting just 1, but The StoryMistress surprised us all with 4!

*Note* *Note* And, finally, a longtime special request from Elisa, Snowman Stik ...
*Facepalm* = {e:facepalm}


Write on in 2014,
~~SM (& SMs)
December 19, 2013 at 10:44am
December 19, 2013 at 10:44am
#800547
The following winners for the November 2013 running of "What a Character! : Official WDC Contest were chosen from the 17 entries submitted. Each entry was judged based on the criteria provided in "What a Character! : Official WDC Contest. Congratulations to the following three winners:

*Star* First Place - "Invalid Item"   by A Guest Visitor
*Bullet* Second Place - "Invalid Item"   by A Guest Visitor
*Bullet* Third Place - "Invalid Item"   by A Guest Visitor

Thanks to the judges and everyone who entered. There were a lot of great characters created this round!

~Diane

The contest for December is "Short Shots: Official WDC Contest
December 15, 2013 at 9:53pm
December 15, 2013 at 9:53pm
#800305
Congratulations to the following three winners of "Good Deeds Get CASH!!

*Star* First ($100): Review of "Life Observed" by Darleen ~ Busy Bee
*Bullet* Second ($50): Review of "The Last Time I Saw Him" by Solivagus
*Bullet* Third ($25): Review of "Verity" by Midsomer HOOves

To select the winners, we randomly choose 10 of the entries to the contest and then SMs, SM and I individually rank those 10 reviews according to "Guidelines To Great Reviewing. I combine our rankings and from that we get our top 3 winners. Thanks to everyone who reviewed and entered this month.

Diane
November 16, 2013 at 8:38pm
November 16, 2013 at 8:38pm
#797987
The following winners for the October 2013 running of "Journey Through Genres: Official Contest were chosen from the 33 entries submitted. Each entry was judged based on the criteria provided in "Journey Through Genres: Official Contest. Congratulations to the following three winners:

*Star* First Place - "Invalid Item"   by A Guest Visitor
*Bullet* Second Place - "Invalid Item"   by A Guest Visitor
*Bullet* Third Place - "Snipe Hunting (Third Place)"   by Pepper

Thanks to the judges for their time spent reading and determining the winners.

~Diane

*Right* Check out the November contest: "What a Character! : Official WDC Contest!
November 16, 2013 at 8:24pm
November 16, 2013 at 8:24pm
#797985
Congratulations to the following three winners of "Good Deeds Get CASH!!

*Star* First ($100): Review of "Song of the Ring" by Dawn Embers
*Bullet* Second ($50): Review of "Untitled 3" by Tiggy
*Bullet* Third ($25): Invalid Review by A Guest Visitor

To select the winners, we randomly choose 10 of the entries to the contest and then SMs, SM and I individually rank those 10 reviews according to "Guidelines To Great Reviewing. I combine our rankings and from that we get our top 3 winners. Thanks to everyone who reviewed and entered this month.

~Diane
October 17, 2013 at 10:37pm
October 17, 2013 at 10:37pm
#794830
A special thanks to Jeff for our most recent addition to Writing.Com 101 :

         "Community Activities.

You can now find this entry from the Table of Contents in "Writing.Com 101 under "The Community" listed as #3.


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