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Congratulations NaNoWriMo 2011!

At last, this crazy marathon writing experience has come to its final chapter. Was your mission accomplished? Did you scribble your 50,000th word at 11:59 p.m. last night?

Even if you didn't quite finish- be proud- you have exhibited a feat of willpower and creativity that few people will ever experience. (And don't forget, you'll always have another chance next year.)

As a big thank you to all our writers, we want to invite all our community members to participate in the epilogue to NaNoWriMo 2011: "A Novel Competition".


When: December 1st through December 8th.

Where: The comments section of this post

What to do: Submit a brief plot summary or “book jacket copy” about their novel, maximum 250 words, in this contest entry's comments.

Who wins: LJ Editors will select the top five finalists from the entries. Guest judge Mark Coker (you may remember Mark from his recent LJ interview) from Smashwords will choose one grand prize winner from the finalist pool.

Prizes:

1 Grand Prize winner
Amazon Kindle
Blurb.com $20 gift certificate

4 Finalists prizes
Blurb.com $20 gift certificate

(Blurb.com is a website where authors can publish hardcover or paper copies of their books.)

For some, the anticipation of this contest might feel like Waiting for Godot. For others, these words could be no more than "a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing" but a chance to win some prizes. Either way, we look forward to reading your submissions! Good luck, writers!

Comments

cowards_kiss
Dec. 1st, 2011 06:23 pm (UTC)
As the dust settled after the cataclysmic final battle of the Great Wars three years ago, the people of Quin discovered that they had won the war but lost their Saviour. Meanwhile a broken, battle-scarred young warrior calling herself Cailyn arrived in the great port city of Taranthas with little more than a change of clothes and more secrets than anyone could have imagined. Now tensions are rising and Quin is searching desperately for its missing Saviour. But Cailyn gave up that title years ago and all she wants to do is protect those she has come to call family from the conflict that threatens to tear them apart, all while keeping the biggest secret of them all.