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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

demonicfangirl
Dec. 1st, 2011 07:03 pm (UTC)
Essence of Luck
Elaine always thought she was just lucky, until she had the misfortune to get stuck with Essence Luck after he was confined to a physical presence. Luck, having so little experience interacting with the physical world is endlessly in trouble and its up to Elaine to make sure Luck doesn't get himself killed.

The stakes get higher when Elaine and Luck discover that the other Essences have been similarly trapped and the world is overrun by walking corpses controlled by Essence Entropy as it makes its attempt to devour the world. With the help of the other Essences, Elaine and Luck must defeat Entropy, or lose everything.