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An lj based drabble challenge. 100 drabble prompts for the reboot.

Journey to Drabble


Which brings me to thinking, would there be any community interest in regular/semi-regular challenges here. So, a poll:


Poll #305 Challenges
Open to: Registered Users, detailed results viewable to: All, participants: 34


Would you like to see fic challenges at singularity?

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Yes
32 (94.1%)

No
2 (5.9%)

If so, how often would you like to see them?

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every 2 weeks
7 (21.2%)

once a month
25 (75.8%)

once every two months
5 (15.2%)

once every six months
2 (6.1%)

some other interval that I will explain in the comments
1 (3.0%)

Would you be willing to help come up with challenge ideas?

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Yes
11 (32.4%)

No
2 (5.9%)

Maybe
21 (61.8%)

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Date: 2009-05-13 05:39 pm (UTC)
chosenmortal: (make my way back home and learn to fly)
From: [personal profile] chosenmortal
i'd like to see a fic challenge once a month and then perhaps a smaller drabble / ficlet challenge once a week-- even just a really basic prompt, or a post where people could give their own prompts for drabbles/ficlets they'd like to see. just to encourage us all to write as much as possible, lol. :D

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Date: 2009-05-13 06:05 pm (UTC)
helens78: A man in a leather jacket, seated on the ground, looks up hopefully. (Default)
From: [personal profile] helens78
I'd love a monthly or bi-monthly challenge! Any more often than that and it might start feeling like this is more of a challenge comm than a general fic comm -- not that there's anything wrong with challenge comms (and I would join a challenge comm for rebootverse so fast), but I like this one being mostly focused on the fic. :)

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Date: 2009-05-13 06:43 pm (UTC)
chosenmortal: (make my way back home and learn to fly)
From: [personal profile] chosenmortal
i would join a challenge comm too! i couldn't run one, but i would definitely join and watch and possibly sometimes write. XD

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Date: 2009-05-13 07:20 pm (UTC)
kantibyte: (Default)
From: [personal profile] kantibyte
Throwing in support for a reboot challenge comm. Wouldn't have the time to maintain one myself, but I'd definitely join!

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Date: 2009-05-14 04:18 am (UTC)
evolution: Ayumi from BLUE BIRD PV  (【blue bird 】)
From: [personal profile] evolution
Agreed! A request/fill post every month might be nice, too, for drabbles.

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Date: 2009-05-14 04:30 am (UTC)
chaosraven: Chopper (Default)
From: [personal profile] chaosraven
I would love to see challenges as a way to boost fic production but I'd really prefer they not be drabble sized. A lower limit of greater than 1000 words would be awesome.

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Date: 2009-05-14 07:41 am (UTC)
chaosraven: Chopper (Default)
From: [personal profile] chaosraven
Awesome. I'm so glad I'm not alone on this one. ^_^

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Date: 2009-05-17 02:25 am (UTC)
shopfront: Source: Teen Wolf. Close up of Lydia smiling with her chin raised. (Default)
From: [personal profile] shopfront
I also agree with this. Possibly it would mean the challenge would work better on a less frequent basis than if the limits were lower, but I think limits and requirements and less frequent spacing of challenges creates more of a sense of a goal, excitement and community around the challenge for me as a writer. One of the reasons I've never really gotten into weekly challenge communities.

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