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My December Competition

Creative Nonfiction — Looking ahead, looking back.

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Fernweh

Linguistics — What is the English language missing?

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Setting as mood

Setting as Mood

Description — Writing the emotional undercurrents.

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Birdsong

poem — Write a bird onomatopoeia.

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Novel Writing Competition

FICTION — Write the human experience.

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The Peace of Wild Things

POETRY or prose — Where do you find solace?

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Numerous Narrators

Perspective — A story written with more than one point of view.

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The Art of Specificity

REVISION — Rework a description three times.

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Why i write

Why I Write

Reflection — I write as an act of slowness... I write to meet my ghosts. ... I write becau...

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Interview Competition

TRANSCRIPTION — The art of inquiry.

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Flash Autobiography

SNAPSHOT — An impossible task.

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Open Prompt

Free Writing — Write about anything you like!

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