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Hi Sophie. I'm just popping by with some Wonderland wishes, for my journey is almost over now that I am one step closer to the red/white/queen/king.
Enjoy your day!
I am one step closer to White/Red Queen/King. Are you curious? Have you read Alice in Wonderland? Have you played chess? Then come on over to Wonderland. I’m one step closer to completing a month-long journey through the mind of Lewis Carroll. Again.
 
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#2242515 by Queen NormaJean is in a wonder

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THANK YOU to everyone who made this our best Birthday Week Celebration ever - to our fabulous judges for their creative and inspiring prompts, and to all of our entrants this past week, many of them new to the Cramp.

Congratulations to Wickedfugitive for winning the final 19K GP Prize AND merit badge as birthday week comes to a close. *Bigsmile*


Merit Badge in The Writers Cramp
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THANK YOU for helping us celebrate  [Link To Item #cramp]  19th Birthday! *^*Bigsmile*^*


AND CONGRATULATIONS to these four Crampers, who won a beautiful Cramp Awardicon ribbon for entering a "qualified entry" all seven days of Birthday week:

Linz
Showering Dutchessbarbie.
Wickedfugitive
cdcraftee




There is a new prompt up over in the Cramp - while birthday week has ended, we are excited heading into our 20th year on WDC! And the prize is still pretty awesome - 10K GP daily prize is up for grabs.

"*PartyhatR*WINNER AND NEW PROMPT - DUE SUNDAY JANUARY 31"  
NEW PROMPT DUE

Use all of the following (taken from a few of the entries from yesterday's prompt) in your story or poem - you may use them in any order, but they must be bolded:

quiet evenings
stars surrounded me
followed the path
totally bewitched
into the woods
content to curl up


New to the Cramp? Check out "How to Enter the Writer's Cramp for information about how to enter.

Make sure you include your word count for stories (1000 words or less) or a line count for poems (40 lines or less) IN your forum post with the b-item link to your entry in order to be a qualified entry.


Congratulations *Trophyg*
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Congratulations to Queen NormaJean is in a wonder for winning the 19K GP Prize today, and to Redtowrite for winning the Merit Badge from the Cramp Birthday Fairy! *Bigsmile* Who will be the lucky winners tomorrow?

Merit Badge in The Writers Cramp
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Thank you for helping us celebrate  [Link To Item #cramp]  19th Birthday! *^*Bigsmile*^*


Still in the running for a Cramp Awardicon for entering a "qualified entry" all seven days of Birthday week are:

Linz
Showering Dutchessbarbie.
Wickedfugitive
cdcraftee




"*Cat2*WINNER and NEW PROMPT, due 30-Jan-2021!"  
NEW PROMPT DUE

For our final Birthday Week prompt, write a story or poem featuring a 19-year-old cat who has an adventure. One of your genres must be Sci-fi.

New to the Cramp? Check out "How to Enter the Writer's Cramp for information about how to enter.

And don't forger to pick up your Trinket! It will be retired at noon on Saturday, January 30.



A "qualified entry" includes a LINE COUNT (for poems) or WORD COUNT (for stories) IN YOUR FORUM POST, follows the prompt exactly, including use of a genre if required, posting your STATIC ITEM via BITEM link, etc. All rules are in the forum.

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Congratulations to cdcraftee and Linz for sharing the 19K GP Prize today, and to John Little for winning the Merit Badge from the Cramp Birthday Fairy! *Bigsmile* Who will be the lucky winners tomorrow?

Merit Badge in The Writers Cramp
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Thank you for helping us celebrate  [Link To Item #cramp]  19th Birthday! *^*Bigsmile*^*


Still in the running for a Cramp Awardicon for entering a "qualified entry" all seven days of Birthday week are:

Linz
Showering Dutchessbarbie.
Wickedfugitive
cdcraftee




"*Dolphin*Winners and New Prompt, due Jan 29-2021"  
NEW PROMPT DUE

With birthdays we need cake. Your mission is to make a perfect birthday cake, with 19 ingredients. Make it a tasteful Comedy.

New to the Cramp? Check out "How to Enter the Writer's Cramp for information about how to enter.

And don't forger to pick up your Trinket! It will be retired at noon on Saturday, January 30.



A "qualified entry" includes a LINE COUNT (for poems) or WORD COUNT (for stories) IN YOUR FORUM POST, follows the prompt exactly, including use of a genre if required, posting your STATIC ITEM via BITEM link, etc. All rules are in the forum.

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Congratulations to Wickedfugitive for winning the 19K GP Prize today, and to KeepYourSparkle for winning the Merit Badge from the Cramp Birthday Fairy! *Bigsmile* Who will be the lucky winners tomorrow?

Merit Badge in The Writers Cramp
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Thank you for helping us celebrate  [Link To Item #cramp]  19th Birthday, and welcome to Writing.Com! *^*Bigsmile*^*


Still in the running for a Cramp Awardicon for entering a "qualified entry" all seven days of Birthday week are:

Linz
Queen NormaJean is in a wonder
Showering Dutchessbarbie.
Wickedfugitive
cdcraftee



"*Dolphin*Winner and New Prompt, due Jan 28-2021"  
NEW PROMPT DUE

End your story or poem with the following:

...with nineteen minutes to go.

Make your genre Action/Adventure (and you must choose Action/Adventure as one of your genres).

New to the Cramp? Check out "How to Enter the Writer's Cramp for information about how to enter.

And don't forger to pick up your Trinket! It will be retired at noon on Saturday, January 30.



A "qualified entry" includes a LINE COUNT (for poems) or WORD COUNT (for stories) IN YOUR FORUM POST, follows the prompt exactly, including use of a genre if required, posting your STATIC ITEM via BITEM link, etc. All rules are in the forum.

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Congratulations to KeepYourSparkle for winning the 19K GP Prize today, and to Linz for winning the Merit Badge from the Cramp Birthday Fairy! *Bigsmile* Who will be the lucky winners tomorrow?

Merit Badge in The Writers Cramp
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Thank you for helping us celebrate 19 years of  [Link To Item #cramp] ! *^*Bigsmile*^*


Still in the running for a Cramp Awardicon for entering a "qualified entry" all seven days of Birthday week are:

Linz
Queen NormaJean is in a wonder
Showering Dutchessbarbie.
Wickedfugitive
cdcraftee

If they enter a qualified entry the next four days, they will win this pretty ribbon on the item of their choice




"*Type*WINNER & NEW PROMPT Due Wednesday Jan 27"  
NEW PROMPT DUE

Please use the following 60s Rolling Stones' song title as the title of your story or poem (and static item):

"Nineteenth Nervous Breakdown"

You must select "Music" as one of your genres. Have Fun!


New to the Cramp? Check out "How to Enter the Writer's Cramp for information about how to enter.

And don't forger to pick up your Trinket!



A "qualified entry" includes a LINE COUNT (for poems) or WORD COUNT (for stories) IN YOUR FORUM POST, follows the prompt exactly, including use of a genre if required, posting your STATIC ITEM via BITEM link, etc. All rules are in the forum.


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Congratulations to Wickedfugitive for winning the 19K GP Prize today, and to Showering Dutchessbarbie. for winning the Merit Badge from the Cramp Birthday Fairy! *Bigsmile* Who will be the lucky winners tomorrow?

Merit Badge in The Writers Cramp
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Thank you for helping us celebrate the 19th Birthday of  [Link To Item #cramp]  *^*Bigsmile*^*


Still in the running for a Cramp Awardicon for entering a "qualified entry" all seven days of Birthday week are:

Linz
Queen NormaJean is in a wonder
Showering Dutchessbarbie.
Wickedfugitive
cdcraftee

If they enter a qualified entry the next five days, they will win this pretty ribbon on the item of their choice.




"*Star*Winner and New Prompt due Tuesday January 26"  
NEW PROMPT DUE

For tomorrow, write a story about the strange goings on at house number 19, and choose comedy as one of your genres.

New to the Cramp? Check out "How to Enter the Writer's Cramp for information about how to enter.

And don't forger to pick up your Trinket!



A "qualified entry" includes a LINE COUNT (for poems) or WORD COUNT (for stories) IN YOUR FORUM POST, follows the prompt exactly, including use of a genre if required, posting your STATIC ITEM via BITEM link, etc. All rules are in the forum.


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Congratulations to Linz for winning the first 19K GP Prize during Birthday Week, and to cdcraftee for winning the first Merit Badge from the Cramp Birthday Fairy! *Bigsmile* Who will the next lucky winners be?

Merit Badge in The Writers Cramp
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Thank you for helping  [Link To Item #cramp]  celebrate our 19th Birthday with your entry during Birthday Week! *^*Bigsmile*^*


" Winner and New Prompt - Due Mon. Jan. 25 "  
NEW PROMPT DUE

A wish, while blowing out candles, is one of my favorite parts of birthday celebrations. What makes a wish special enough to make it magically come true? Does sharing what a wish is, make it not happen? Will keeping mum change the future?

Use the following words in bold.
*CandleR* wish
*CandleB* dream
*CandleO* believer
*CandleG* happening
*CandleV* surprise

New to the Cramp? Check out "How to Enter the Writer's Cramp for information about how to enter.

And don't forger to pick up your Trinket!



P.S. MAKE SURE YOU INCLUDE YOUR LINE COUNT (for poems) or WORD COUNT (for stories) IN YOUR FORUM POST or your entry will be DQ'd.
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congratulations! *Balloonp*
The Writer's Cramp,
WDC's longest running daily contest,
is 19 years old!



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During The Cramp 19th Birthday week (Jan 23 to 30) the daily prize beginning Sunday, January 24 will be 19,000 GPs! Plus, if you enter a qualified entry for all seven days, whether you win or not, you will be eligible to win a Cramp Awardicon! See Forum header for all the details, and than you for helping us celebrate our 19th Birthday! *Bigsmile*

"*CakeB*WINNER AND NEW PROMPT - DUE SUNDAY JANUARY 24"  
NEW PROMPT DUE

Happy 19th Birthday to the Cramp! In honor of this auspicious occasion, write your STORY or POEM using "Friendship" as one of your genres (meaning - you MUST choose Friendship as one of the Genres for your Static Item to qualify) AND include ALL the following, bolded:

short story
free verse poem
award winning
writing cramp
19th birthday


New to the Cramp? Check out "How to Enter the Writer's Cramp for information about how to enter
.
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The Writer's Cramp,
WDC's longest running daily contest,
is turning 19 years old tomorrow!


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Special Birthday Events this week will include:


*Note2* Starting with the prompt posted at NOON on Saturday, January 23, each daily winner (starting with the prize on Sunday, January 24) will receive 19,000 GPs!

*Note2* Prompts will be posted by our amazing judges as usual. They may also require a Genre. If they do, you MUST write your entry using the genre given by the judge (write in that genre and choose it as one of your static item genres), AND follow the prompt exactly in order to considered a qualified entry.

*Note2* The WDC B'day Fairy will be flying through the Cramp throughout the week, randomly assigning Cramp Merit Badges to non-winning entries that strike her fancy.

Merit Badge in The Writers Cramp
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Congratulations on your new "The Writer's Cramp" merit badge for your group,  [Link To Item #463412] ! Thank you for supporting the Writing.Com community with your inspirations, participation and activities. We appreciate it! -SMs


*Note2* Just for visiting our forum this week, you can add the special WDC Birthday Trinket to your collection!



*Note2*Anyone who enters a qualified entry for ALL SEVEN DAYS of Birthday Week will receive a Cramp Awardicon ribbon for their portfolio.



*Note2* All other regular Cramp guidelines apply (REMEMBER TO INCLUDE YOUR WORD/LINE COUNT IN YOUR FORUM POST) -- so make sure you follow ALL of the rules in order to qualify to win! If you have any questions, email Sophy v.2021 directly -- do NOT post them in the forum.