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October (2019) Must Reads Nominations!

November 12, 2019


So for this months intro, we're going to do a quote because quotes are fun and inspirational (and we have no other intro idea to do :))
"Write what should not be forgotten" -Isabel Allende

Here's How To Nominate:
-Like this post
-Comment below the piece you want to submit (State piece's name, category, Author, & short reason for nomination. Also, a link would be helpful but not necessary!)
Qualifications for Nomination:
-Pieces must have been written in the month of October 2019
-The author must be a WTW member
-The piece must be its own post (nothing in the comments of other posts, for example, user-hosted contest where pieces are submitted through comments ARE NOT ALLOWED)
-You may only nominate 3 pieces
-The piece must fall into (at least) one of the categories
-If you do nominate more than 1 piece, one may be your own, but the OTHER 2 has to be someone else's
-You may not nominate more than 1 piece of YOUR own work
-Do not comment questions in this post, ask questions in the posts of our prompts
-The piece must not be too sexual and/or contain extremely bad curse words (keep it PG-13)
-Pieces may not have been part of any WTW competitions (however, they may be ones of user-hosted contests)
-If any rules and/or qualifications aren't met, your nomination does NOT count
Categories: (We decided to start focusing on genres than how it's written/composed)
Simple/Short but powerful
Historical Fiction
Science Fiction
Folklore/greek mythology
Lower case prose
Miscellaneous (please try to avoid this category if possible and sort it in the other ones)
-All nominations are due by the 16th of November, anything later isn't accepted
-We will allow pieces to be in more than 1 category. Therefore, for example, you can have a piece that's romance and tragedy.
-After all nominations, we will go back through and PEER REVIEW them personally. Then, we'll pick the best from the best and post them all on one page called 'October Must Reads' (which will be reposted more than once)


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  • Araw

    Title: wolves on the wind
    Author: Anha
    Category: Narrative
    Reason: Anha's style is incredibly beautiful and absolutely immersive. Her construction of a literary world in this piece is one of the things that exemplifies the deliberate way in which she writes and the hard work she puts into every word she types up. All her work truly deserves a read, but this is one of my favourite pieces of hers to come out during October.

    about 1 year ago
  • Dani A. Remlap

    Title: Divinity
    Author: Dani A Remlap
    Category: Poetry
    Reason: I'm insanely proud of this poem

    Title: on how to say goodbye before your time
    Author: agustdv
    Category: Poetry
    Reason: this poem is hauntingly beautiful. I adore all of her poetry but this one in particular is simply gorgeous.

    about 1 year ago
  • babybluelamentations

    Title: hometown blues
    Author: paigepaigepaige
    Category: Lowercase prose
    Reason: this piece has such a relatable feel of wanting to escape from a place where you don’t fit in, and the imagery used in it is insanely beautiful and detailed in just the right way. (Also, this author needs more recognition because their pieces are absolutely gorgeous.)

    about 1 year ago
  • Deleted User

    (Just so you know, Past Memories was posted in October, I've just re-posted it recently)

    about 1 year ago
  • Deleted User

    Title: Past Memories
    Author: Myself! (Kinda selfish)
    Category: Tragedy/romance/Thriller/Horror
    Reason: It'll hopefully be my first ever novel published, and I'd love for people to look through it.

    Title: The Trials
    Author: Twilight
    Category: Action/Thriller/Fantasy
    Reason: It's just so compelling! I can't even begin to describe how my heart was feeling when I was reading it.

    (There was another one, but I can't remember the name of it. I'll have to come back some day with the name. Thank you!)

    about 1 year ago
  • jaii

    title: "and his notes so blue they shatter the sky and the sea"
    author: rainandsonder
    category: lower case prose
    reason: gah it's so hard to explain why i love this so much. it's just...beautiful. absolutely beautiful. that's the only way i can describe it.

    about 1 year ago
  • fooshissecretlyacat_

    Title: I'm Eatin' a Straw
    Author: Kepler
    Category: Humor
    Link: https://writetheworld.com/groups/1/shared/132901/version/255573

    about 1 year ago
  • The Moving Finger Writes

    Title: 0.0354166667 (three kids watch the end of the universe)
    Author: Surly Wombat
    Category: lowercase prose, short but powerful, tragedy
    Link: https://writetheworld.com/groups/1/shared/134636/version/259734

    about 1 year ago
  • Anha

    i hate the 'only three pieces' rule so much.

    title: creatures of the desert
    author: (self-nomination because i'm feeling selfish this month)
    category: fantasy, narrative, lower case prose, folklore
    reason: i was really happy with how this turned out; the foils of assana and her grandfather portray a strong message of love that transcends generations.
    link: https://writetheworld.com/groups/1/shared/130916/version/251684

    title: And lies will tarnish the blood of the innocent until my veins are ruby-red once more.
    author: r|A|i|N
    category: tragedy, narrative
    reason: in the words of artificialaorta; 'Ultimately, it asks the question: "Does a tree make a sound if no-one is there to hear it?", and it fiercely responds, "Don't be an idiot."'
    link: https://writetheworld.com/groups/1/shared/132438/version/256991

    title: dogs' eyelashes
    author: artificialaorta
    category: narrative, folklore
    reason: the cultural influence shines through artificialaorta's brilliant writing style; i'm only sad that i didn't have time to praise this piece sooner.
    link: https://writetheworld.com/groups/1/shared/107241/version/258783

    about 1 year ago
  • Dmoral

    borrowed time by N.
    Simple/short, but powerful
    it was worded wonderfully and gave me goosebumps

    "i thought it less like a lake and more like a moat" by rainandsonder
    Simple/short, but powerful
    loved the structure and diction, was written uniquely

    about 1 year ago
  • Samina

    I nominate girl who could stop time by Rachel Bryan, for her humor and relatable content. Especially her story is down to Earth.

    about 1 year ago
  • buddingauthor

    I nominate The Power of Words by Aurelia. Valus for one liners. Its short, yet it makes a big impact.
    And I nomimate 3 Marshmallows #festivities by Charisse Marison for Simple but powerful. The story is full of nostalgia and real emotions.

    about 1 year ago
  • Charisse Marison

    I nominate Barry The Bee (simple/short but powerful or tragedy) from myself, Past Memories by Fox Lilly 106 (narrative, tragedy, romantic, and The Girl Who Could Stop Time by Rachel Bryan (narrative, humor)

    about 1 year ago