Words Only Poem

Poetry Contest
This is a poetry contest.

WORDS ONLY.

You will use BASIC EDITOR.

Do not change the font when you copy your poem to the editor or if you type it directly in. Keep the default font and don't change it.

Do not change the background colour. Leave the basic grey background as is.

Do not add artwork, music or any other attachment of any kind.

No author's notes.

Every entry should LOOK exactly the same. Black words in the basic font on a grey background.

If your piece varies, it WILL be disqualified.

You may write your piece on any topic in any style. You won't be disqualified for content or style.

The end result should be that all entries look exactly the same and the only thing to judge is the words themselves.

It is often alleged that some poets have an advantage due to their skills with display and presentation. Let's find out. :))

The contest winner will win half of the prize pool which is based on the number of entries. The second and third place winners will each share the remaining prize pool. The prize pool is currently 110.00 member dollars. There are 7 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 180.00 member dollars. In this contest at least 2 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

Deadline: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EST.





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Created by michaelcahill
Monitored by the Contest Entry Compliance Committee. This contest requires "blind" entries. That means your posted work will have no means to identify you when viewed. Your name and other information will not be shown. Fan notifications will not be sent for work posted in this contest. It will still be available in your portfolio and treated like all other posts. But when viewed information to identify it with you will not be shown until after the voting is completed.

All contest entries will be reviewed by the Contest Entry Compliance Committee. The committee will read all entries to ensure that the contest rules are being followed. If your entry is disqualified you will not be refunded the entry fees. The committee will review the entries when the deadline is reached. The voting will begin after the committee determines that all entries qualify and disqualify those that do not. This contest is open to all members. Past contest winners can join the contest. A voting booth will be created shortly after the deadline is reached. At that time all participants will be contacted so they can vote.

The voting booth will include this summary of the contest:

    Vote for the best writing. Yes, insight and revelation is a part of good writing. The fact that you LIKE a topic should have no bearing on your choice. This is a WRITING competition. PLEASE vote for the best writing, in your opinion. :))


If you plan to write for this contest reserve a spot. There are a limited number of entries. A vote by writers will determine the winner. The decision is final. All members that submit a work are encouraged to vote. One entry per person. New entries to the site only. If you already posted a work on FanStory.com that work is not eligible for a contest.

Click the link above to submit your entry. Members with reservations can use the link provided in their contest profile. Members may not request votes, mention contest entries, or notify potential voters of the vote by private message or other means as specified in the contest terms. The site automatically checks for this form of communication. A break in the contest terms will result in the cancellation of the account. Reserve Your Spot.

Contest Discussions


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 Questions? michaelcahill 0 20 Sep 13 04:44 AM by michaelcahill
 
   


Contest Participants

Entry
Entered No Strings Attached
Entered Mommy, Here I Come!
Entered Only Words
Entered Words of Great Wisdom
Entered Foggy Morning Walk
Entered A Letter!
Waiting For Entry
Entered Chiffon Shadow
Entered Insomnia
Entered Black lies
Entered The Family Tree