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*1- News & Announcements (all news blogs in here) 

*2- Help and Info pages (all help pages in here, example: profile pages)

*3- Mods mini's (all mod's challenge news in here, all mod's personal blogs in here too)

***Rules - no mod's mini blogs or personal blogs should be posted out of their categories! All blogs to stay in their categories!***

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Tagless Dialogue Challenge

Posted by CH1 on February 6, 2011 at 11:16 AM Comments comments (3)

This is an exercise to write without dialogue tags, a brief story with two characters where you learn both names and the dialogue tells the complete story, (no other writing than tagless dialogue allowed)

Approx 250 words.

The closing date for this is the 20th Feb.

Good luck everyone.

 


For full details C&P this link to your browser:

http://shaz532.webs.com/apps/forums/topics/show/4193062-tagless-dialogue-challenge?page=last

December Comp Winners Feature!

Posted by shaz532 on December 31, 2010 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

  Winners Feature Blog!

 

Hi all *waves*

So, as you all know the winners of our December competition theme 'Christmas' were:

                                         Charles and Mao!

 

I'm sure you all will agree and join me in congratulating them once again.  Your entries were both fantastic and deserved the title of 'winner'. Have you all seen their shiny new badges in our newly opened 'hall of fame' and have you read their entries in our competition forum here:  http://shaz532.webs.com/apps/forums/topics/show/3816180-competition-entries-for-december - If not, run along and check...I'll wait until you all get back!

 

Oh hi, your back... that was fast!

 

Did you like what you read? If you answered yes, which I know you will have, to this question then you're going to love us forever more Why will we love you forever more I hear you ask?

 

Well, we have 1 more special piece of writing from both our winners to showcase - yes, that's right *nods* its not a dream...

 

So, put the kettle on , relax, and enjoy!

 

 Featured pieces by our fab winners!

 

  The Scrooge with Rouge by Charlessims

 

 

There is an old town

in England, it is told,

of a man of great renown.

But if I may be so bold,

to tell of one living with the prick,

who in trying desperately to feel fine,

gave up beating him with a stick,

and gave in to drinking fine wine.

Every day just before lunch,

you know that she was feeling good,

simply because she had drank a bunch.

Picking up the stick of wood,

she threatened to put him in his place,

she yelled, I am the Scrooge

that every day, to my face,

I apply a pound of rouge.

You had better be nice and make a pass

or I will grab the spirits three,

and with them, I will thoroughly beat your ass,

turned pitifully over my knee.

Merry bah-humbug Christmas from

the Scrooge with rouge.

***Well done once again Charles for your fantastic entry this month! Please all our members if you would like to read more of Charles writing pop along to his profile here: http://shaz532.webs.com/apps/profile/48758871/   to enjoy more of his work! ***

 

 

The Truth of Youth by Mahailey  

 

It's not a game anymore,

Time to take it in full swing.

"This is life," they say. "It's time to make yourself something."

All this talk about growing up makes me really sick.

I'm being torn from my childhood...

I'm praying it's just a trick.

I'm praying that this isn't real,

That it won't be taken away.

But then the adults tell me, "You must grow up someday."

What if I don't want to age?

If I want to be forever young?

The reality of my ill-fated dreams leaves a permenate pain;

I'm forever stung.

No more laughter...

No more games...

What's the point of being 'grown up' anyways?

***Well done to you again too Mao for another fantastic entry! Again, other members if you wish to read more of Mao's fantastic work pop along to her profile here: http://shaz532.webs.com/apps/profile/60249569/  to enjoy more of her work! ***

 

 

...So, that's all for now folks but please do feel free to comment on our winners featured pieces below as well as our blog!

Winners: I hope you enjoyed your feature - you deserved it!

***Remember members if you want to be in our 'Hall Of Fame' or be featured here and on our home page you gotta win our next competition - which the voting has already started - so if you are a MOD run along and get your vote in!

Hurry..the clock is ticking...Tick, Tock, Tick, Tock..

So, all that is left for us to say is:

to all our fab members here at Write And Review, from Shaz and Dec x

we hope you have a good one when the time comes!

Xmas and New Year!

Posted by shaz532 on December 29, 2010 at 2:13 PM Comments comments (0)

hi guys *waves*

 

With it being Xmas and New Year, we understand the site will be quiet but do not fear we are still here and determined to keep making our fantastic site even better!

 

I just wanted u all to know that we still intend on doing all the stuff we originally planned on doing!

 

The monthly newsletters will start hopefully after the New Year, Dec and I still need to put our heads together and come up with a template ect!

 

This months comp winners, Charles and Mao - congrats to you both, If you could reply here or mail me with the other piece of writing you would like featured, I will blog asap with your feature!

 

Mod's will be decided really soon for this month - keep checking back to see who it is!!

 

That's all for now guys, sorry it's short and sweet, and when the time comes I hope u all have a wonderful New Year!

 

Bye for now

 

Shaz and Dec x

A picture has a thousand words challenge!

Posted by shaz532 on December 5, 2010 at 12:01 PM Comments comments (0)

Hi write and review members *waves*

 

So, I thought I'd give this making up a challenge idea a go! Since, I love writing and art, I thought I would combine the two together! Meaning we all get to look at a beautiful painting, while writing a story that we feel fits the picture!

 

It is often said, 'a picture has a thousand words...'

Well here is a picture:

 

 

Give me a thousand words!

 

Please see 'mini challenges/comps forum' here:

 http://shaz532.webs.com/apps/forums/topics/show/3853659-a-picture-has-a-thousand-words-?page=last for more details!

 

 

*please do not post entires here! Entries must be posted in the forum!

You can however tell us your view on the challenge, if you found it hard/easy, or what you like/dislike  about it here!

 

Thanks and good luck

Shaz x

Write&Review opens Facebook Page!

Posted by shaz532 on December 4, 2010 at 10:43 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi W&R members *waves*

 

So, we have finally did it - yes, *nod* we have took the plunge into 'social networking' !

 

Can you see our lovely badge over there, *nods to the right* in the side bar? Well, all you have to do is click that, and it will take you to our offical FB page - woo hoo :D

 

Finally, we get with 'the times' and become social network addicts lol!

 

NO, seriously, Facebook is a fab way to advertise our site, pull in more members, and for exsiting members to stay up to date on all our going on's!

 

With our facebook, at the moment,  only myself and Dec can update status but members can post comments, pics and more!

 

Write & Review facebook page will be used for:

 

*Advertising our site - we want more members right? This is a great way of pulling them in!

 

*Events - Competitions and Mods Mini's will be posted on Facebook, giving members who don't visit the site everyday, the chance to see what's happening (because we know most people have fb connected to their phones these days) so, we post, they hear a beep, they see the comp, get interested and sign in to see more details!

 

* Quotes - everyone loves quotes right? well you can add your own picture quotes in our 'Writing Quotes' album! Plus, in the near future, W&R will be posting daily quotes from our members - yes, that's right, you! *more details to follow soon*

*plus much more - when we think of more fab ideas!  ;)

So, all you have to do:

Have a Facebook account

Click the W&R Facebook badge over on the side bar --->

Sign into your FB

Click 'LIKE' at the top of our page

Tell all your writing buddies!

 

Easy as 1,2,3..uhm...and 4 and 5 too!

 

*Please note we are still in the process of updating our Facebook and working the page out (we are very new to this) We are also currently trying to work out a way for our monthly mods to be able to post on our facebook about their mini comps/challenges - we will have to wait until one of our mods 'likes' our fb page to see if we can do this!

Edit: Mod's will now be able to post on our facebook page - every month we will update the admin section of the facebook page! Great news, so now you can update our status with your challenges ect!

 

Thanks for listening to us babble again...

 

Shaz and Dec x


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