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Off-Topic => Creative arts => Topic started by: Moosetroop11 on September 16, 2017, 06:50:17 AM

Title: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Moosetroop11 on September 16, 2017, 06:50:17 AM
Hello charas fiction writers! I know you exist.

I was writing my book and thinking about the fact that posting it here is probably pointless, as reading a whole story is a big commitment and most people just don't have the time.

But here's a golden opportunity to force people to read your work!

Quite simply, post a short story or the first chapter of a book you want to write or have already written. If it's a short story, please make sure it's actually short >_>

Once the entries are in, everyone who has submitted a piece of writing must read everyone else's work, and vote for their favourite other than their own.

The prize for the winner is me reading your work out audiobook style!

Given that people drift in and out of charas and some will have to write things from scratch, please post here now if you're interested and I'll come up with a deadline, or scrap the idea if there's no takers ^_^
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Prpl_Mage on September 16, 2017, 09:06:23 AM
I'm interested, but is there a limit on the length?
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Zoltar on September 16, 2017, 11:17:16 AM
Aww I'd like to but limiting my stories to 'short' is not mondo easy. I love huge never ending stories that actually deliver, unlike certain misleading movies.  :dry:
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Moosetroop11 on September 16, 2017, 12:42:17 PM
is there a limit on the length?
I was hoping that people would just be sensible about it, but maybe we do need an official limit?

Zoltar, you can post the first chapter of a long book if you like. Who knows, maybe that'll pique people's interest for the whole thing.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Fisherson on September 16, 2017, 09:34:12 PM
I used to be terrible at writing short stories but I think I could manage this quite well. I'll even do Charas as my theme if I can. X3
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Momeka on September 17, 2017, 01:55:02 AM
Nice! I'm a terrible writer so I probably won't participate. But I'll check out the entries.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Prpl_Mage on September 17, 2017, 02:33:19 AM
Nice! I'm a terrible writer so I probably won't participate. But I'll check out the entries.

In that case you do need to participate. We might need that to realize that you are not the exalted monarch of all creative arts
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Momeka on September 17, 2017, 04:13:21 AM
Yeah, I hate that. Sure, I'll join.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Donut on September 21, 2017, 04:13:05 AM
I could probably do something. I haven't written seriously for years, especially in English.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Moosetroop11 on September 21, 2017, 01:17:26 PM
Yeah I am feeling a little guilty about the language part but I guess having them all in english is the only way we'll all be able to read them : (

Ok so I have shaky commitments from Prpl, Fish, Momeka, Donut and myself. Five's enough! So a deadline...

I'll probably be submitting a chapter I've already written so it's really down to how long y'all think it'll take to write.

1st Nov sound good? Gives you the whole month of october... Then if everyone's submitted theirs before the deadline, we can start the judging early?
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: ZeroKirbyX on September 22, 2017, 12:20:01 AM
"There once was a man from Nantucket."

Short but sweet.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Archem on September 22, 2017, 02:22:11 AM
I prefer the long version.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Momeka on September 22, 2017, 02:25:32 PM
Sounds good to me.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Prpl_Mage on September 22, 2017, 03:21:19 PM
Holy crap ZKX returned, I think he's our winner

Sounds great Moose, should give us time to do something.
Now I just need some inspiration for a story, got any quotes or picture to spark it?
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: ZeroKirbyX on September 22, 2017, 11:29:07 PM
I'll take my prize as crushed dreams, its easier for taxes.

Seriously though, I could write some kind of garbage.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Moosetroop11 on September 24, 2017, 05:18:56 PM
ZKX you just made my day man, nice to see you around! Please do submit something, though if you don't, I'll assume your one liner is an official entry ;) If it wins it'll sure be easy to read out...
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Prpl_Mage on October 05, 2017, 05:29:47 PM
So far the writing is going well, I have a few pages written and a goal in mind. I just hate myself for thinking further beyond the contest even though I know I won't ever live up to that ambition.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Momeka on October 08, 2017, 02:05:58 PM
Oh man, I need to get started with this!
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Moosetroop11 on October 10, 2017, 04:47:36 PM
Hahaha yeah, 1st Nov is the deadline! Rememberrrrr....!
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Prpl_Mage on October 12, 2017, 12:42:03 AM
1st Nov is the deadline! Rememberrrrr....!
Remember, remember the first of November, the gunpowder treason plot. There is no reason, the gunpowder treason, should ever be forgot.

Is that a thing or did my mind just make it up?
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Moosetroop11 on October 12, 2017, 05:29:35 AM
It's remember remember the 5th of november ; ) The day Guy Fawkes almost blew up the houses of parliament with gunpowder.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Prpl_Mage on October 12, 2017, 12:57:06 PM
It's remember remember the 5th of november ; ) The day Guy Fawkes almost blew up the houses of parliament with gunpowder.

Oh yeah that makes sense. V for Vendetta is probably where I got it then
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Moosetroop11 on October 17, 2017, 08:01:27 PM
2 weeks to go! Remember the story doesn't have to be long! ; p
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Donut on October 20, 2017, 09:48:09 AM
hmm ... I haven't started, nor do I have any idea xD
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Prpl_Mage on October 21, 2017, 02:00:12 AM
hmm ... I haven't started, nor do I have any idea xD

In that case think horror, almost all hallows eve after all
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Momeka on October 22, 2017, 09:48:55 AM
So I've finished my entry, should I just post it here now or wait until after the deadline?

Edit: Random idea: We could compile all the stories into a pdf and some ebook reader format and release it as a short story collection on the charas itch.io.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Prpl_Mage on October 22, 2017, 01:16:26 PM
Edit: Random idea: We could compile all the stories into a pdf and some ebook reader format and release it as a short story collection on the charas itch.io.

Diggin' this random idea.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Prpl_Mage on October 29, 2017, 03:07:39 AM
Last day now gents, get that writer's block out of the way
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Fisherson on October 30, 2017, 10:10:48 AM
I'll take my prize as crushed dreams, its easier for taxes.

Seriously though, I could write some kind of garbage.

No that is my job! That and turning nostalgia into playable games and Chain Game chapters so why not fan fics again since that's what made me so popular in the first place? ^_^

- Chapter 1 -

Twas the night before Christmas and all through Fish- er I mean Dave's YT-2400 not a creature was stirring, not even MissingName!

"Hold it!" Jet, or rather his clone,  cried out in protest. "I thought the theme was some kind of Holloween contest!"

Fish shrugged. "Everbody else skips All Hollow's Eve and goes for a X-Mas Special so shouldn't I?"

"Beep bwoop!" Said Dave's tin buddy Rusty which translated to: (I agree. I hate Holloween and all it entails. I get egged and have to clean TP from the side of The Dewback every time.)

Jet thought on this a while. "But don't you guys complain about the snow on X-Mas?" He then ate a pumpkin flavored twinkie.

Fish shrugged. "Eh we can re-enact the best of the original trilogy then! Anywho let's all go to Razor's  for plot based reasons!"

And with that the gang did depart only to find that the flying island had been set to ooky and spooky! Errie verdant fog covered the land streaming from a familiar looking, curiously purple colored tower....but hey they were used to this kind of **** happening on a daily basis in the RP Board..

Meanwhile high above them in said tower:

"At last I've done it! Cried out Mardok AKA 'The Purple Mage' as he danced around like a mad man.

"What is it you e done, Master?" Asked his female alyerself from a contest nobody but the really old guys will remember where we all swapped genders for a day.

"What have I done?!" Blustered Mardok waving his hands about and pacing around as only mad men and wizard's do with style. "Why just the bestest thing ever! I've found a way to bring back charas dead members!"

Upon hearing this a silver haired guy peeked his head over the book he was reading. "Uhh...Are you sure that is really wise, Purple One?" Timidly inquired Kyruto.

The old-um that is to say venerable looking mage turned his eye on the cameo character from the formerly best chain game ever and regarded him with a silent intimidating stare. "Yes I am bloody sure! In therein there's nobody who can stop me from carrying out this fiendish holiday plan before a party can be assembled to stop me!"  He cackled madly and then gestured not using the force but telekinetics to bring him a shard of the The Big Giant Emerald holding it aloft with a mad gleam in his eyes. "Now behold! I will finally be the hero instead of some vaguely helpful NPC!!"

He began to chant in a vile magical tongue, that weirdly sounded like reverse Swedish for some coincidental reason, before embuing the already crazy powerful stone with even more power!

Kyruto and Violet just stood back behind a wall of amti magical material waiting for the inevitable explosion that usually followed these sorts of unholy acts. They didn't have to wait long.

- - -

It had been a long flight from the North Pole but by golly 'ol Saint Nick had made good time to try and get in on this Fish's Unamed X-Mas special #2,777! He always was promised a good part but never did seem to make it. "Ho, ho, ho! Not this year though, Rudolph! This X-Mas We'll at least get in on being NPCs of the highest magnitude! Ho, ho, ho,ho!!"

Rudolph nodded vaguely as he drunkenly flew on ahead and began to speak in a boi e not dissimilar to a portal hopping mad scientist. "Yeah and-urp-ma, maybe he'll have some kinda-urrp- ah juice to help fix my nose huh, Blitzen? Cause I-uh can't see a damn thing out there! 'te asked the sexy looking furry to his right somehow magically running through the air.

"I told you it's Vixen now!" She cried and was about to lecture him about treating trans women as natural born women even pre-op when suddenly there was a great light flaring up from bellow. "What the-?"

Then all hell broke loose. Literally! A beam of green energy shot up instantly vaporizing all but two reindeer and cutting off the front of Santa's sleigh as well as his legs.

"Guaaaaaaaghh! My legs! My ducking legs!!" He cried out in agony as he saw the blackened stubs that were left and then he found a whole new reason to scream in terror as without his reindeer his rediculiously antiquinted vehicle fell from the sky crashing into the Oversized Junkbin smashing open the vile prison where lay all the banned members of Charas! With a giggle Raffles stomped loose and on his heels were Dedlydeth, Mirronic and Trymaker! As well a countless horde of others.

"To Charas my lads! Soon the Banhammer will be mine! Then Trolls will rule this flying island! Hahahahaha!"

- Chapter 2 -

Zoltar and Proud Mary would walking along on a fog filled evening dressed as Ghost Busters, he like the female ones and she like the male ones. They thought it was funny but weirdly people didn't really notice.

Anywho it wasn't them who the flamming Saint Nick came down on so let's go to that awesome theif Grandy! Yes Dashing, handsome, green haired and oh so dabu....dab.....Bond-like! Yes he was very spy smexy despite being a filthy bandit. He was currently running from a man in dark coat with purple hair and a shiny, shiny gun which occasionally shot a spray of bullets at the thief.

"Ahu hu hu! You have no chance, copper! Give up, jyes? Or I'll throw something other than smoke bombs!" He said lobbing another fog filled grenade at Officer Bluhman. The duster wearing gaurdian of Charasia's  justice system zipped to the side and frowned deeper looking extra stern.

"Give up criminal! You will never posses that Emerald! Especially now that it's in shards like the freakin' dragon balls." He tossed his pistol into the air and thrust out both his sleeves summoning a machine pistol to each hand. They fired twin steams of killer steel at the bandit.

"Oh Quote bugs!" Swore the thief tossing his own knife into the air searching through his spell directory and casting protect and straffing as he drew a crossbow he 'borrowed' from Tessa unleashing a Mage Crusher Arrow at the law man.

Bluhman smirked and tilted his hat so that his eyes were hidden, the cybernetics behind them still quite able to not only see the arrow but plot the best and coolest way to block it. It said to turn his pistol to the side and let the arrow catch it, then reach out and take his still spinning weapon from the air and fire a 'Big Bluh Blast' as his Limit Gauge was very much charged. He did this unleashing a blast of purple psychomatic energy that turned into huge fist that collided with Grandy's shield and sent him tumbling.

"Ow! Ouch! Son of a- OWww! Oh sweet Admin that was necessary!" He said as he finally crashed into into the road digging his knife into the black top to slow down before leaping attop it and drawing as many throwing knives as he could into each hand and narrowing his eyes. "Now I am going to make you pay, old copper! I mean you don't know do you? I could want that Emerald for good purposes for once! Hell I bet you've never even bothered to consider that you racist! Aiyiyayiayaiyaiyaiayiayiayiayayii!!" He undulated in war cry tossing his knives at Bluhman's face!

"No! I know you, Grandy! After an uncountable number of years of keeping you away from that Emerald I have file on you so thick it needs it's own building!" The amish looking inpsector channeled power to his chest the Alpha Force tattoo beneath glowing through the shirt and forming holographic armor that covered his person, complete with amish styled widebrimmed hat, and deflected each of the knife strikes as he flexed his wrists and his guns turned into RWBY styled swords. He then put them together going all Phatom Menace on Grandy's *** spinning around his menacing weapon and firing barrages of fire based ammo then hollow points the next second then guacamole rounds the next!!

Grandy defected the bullets with his cape while zipping towards Bluhman doing the ninja thing of appearing in one place only to dissapear and re-appear in rapid succession! The two weebo technique canceled out each other's advantages. At the last second Grandy tossed his cape off revealing he had shotgun gauntlets. "Fists....Of Fury!!!"

"You dirty little...!" Was all Bluhman got to say before Grandy unleashed hundreds of shotgunblasts on Bluhman at close range! He dodged the first couple and even gaurded with his swords as best he could sparks flying but soon his holo armor was ripped to pieces and he was riddled with wounds and sent flying into a tree.

"Gyah! U....Ugh....." He said as his body crumpled over with the bandito standing over him a shotgun gauntlet aimed at the now hatless Bluhman's face. "Any last requests, old nemesis?" Asked Grandy feeling quite confident that this was the end of Bluhman.

The bloodied Bluhman panted and weezed out his breath. "Y-Yes....I do have one........PSYCHE!" He said suddenly glowing and turning into....Rool! Wha??! You are not Bluhman!"

Grandy's jaw dropped. "What the Pandemonium?! What is going on here!!" He demanded to know and the small Lizard man just shrugged. "You should ask Bluhman. After all he's standing right behind you." Grandy's jaw twitched. Was it a trick? More deception?? Click??? Wait he heard a click. A familar sound when Bluhman had his gun pointed to the back of Grandy's one vulnerable spot: his ***. He turned his grass-like head to the side seeing the acursed law enforced very much not bullet ridden and standing behind him.

"Grandy you are finally under arrest, bitch!" Said Bluhman flashing a perfect Brighton born styled smile. It was lost on the theif who just sighed and shook his head.

"There is no end or beginning, just us and the chase, silly donut muncher!" He went to road runner his way out of there only to collide into something hard enough to see stars. "Owwie!" He said jumping back to find he had ran into a set of rock hard abs in a speedo. Schomps the Golem! It was just a whole misfit chain game cast out tonight it was!

"Now, now, mister Grandy." Gently chided the stubby but very ripped Golem. "You've had you fun and it's time to give up and turn yourself in." He said cracking his massive knuckles with a menacing sound that didn't match those gentle looking saphires he had for eyes.

"Eep." Grandy tried running the other way only to get a knee to the gut from the familar face of Tessa. "GYUH! Y-You're supposed to be on my team!" He whined. She kneed him again and took her crossbow.

"Yeah and there's supposed to be honor among thieves too, you rascal!" She hit him on the back with the 'borrowed' crossbow and walked to Schomps motioning him to follow her. "Come on, Muscles. Let's go get Brains and paaaarrtaaaahh~" She said sing songly as they two Wrath of Gaia characters were seen walking towards an aforementioned tower from the earlier chapter. Uh oh.

Bluhman meanwhile snapped a pair of leg cuffs, then hand cuffs then mana-collar-of--magic-sealing+1 on Grandy. "Not taking any chances this time. He lead Grandy away to where Tri-Emerald and Chisouku were waiting with a containment pod for the villain.

"Sir! You finally caught him!" Emerald said looking quite happy for her superior. Akir- I mean Chisouku merely stood there in heroic pose with his scarf flapping in the wind looking cool but not really doing anything useful.

"Yeah...It wasn't easy but I finally got him and now I will complete the one and only item on my bucket list! Lock Grandy up in Junkinbin Prison and secure Charas!"

The next second Santa's sleigh crashed into the prison setting lose all the trolls and hackers. Bluhman wept but not with joy instead in sorrow. Oh and Grandy's master lock picking skills allowed him to get away again and he ran straight for the Purple Tower laughing.

"Kekekekekeke! You'll never stop me now, Bluhman and now that Emerald will be used for my own evil plans! Such as turning everyone's underwear into pudding!! You can't stop me!!!" He cried out nearly to the door when the top of the tower blew off sliced through the sky with thunderous sound more powerful than a hundred Fus-Ro-Dahs combined with a thousand Emerald Lightnings.

From the wreckage of Kyruto, Lavender and Purple emerged looking totally charred but not dead.

- Chapter 3 -
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Prpl_Mage on October 31, 2017, 01:15:15 AM
Posting a link to mine.
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aX7usqdArZfF1ARHG57FrjUmfCtUXf1WcO89Ot79dZI/edit?usp=sharing
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Momeka on October 31, 2017, 02:37:04 AM
Here is my entry:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Orinm5wH8vNZU1Q0hRCMPM2eKN9nCqVdv4DdhU5Qz88
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: ZeroKirbyX on November 01, 2017, 12:20:11 AM
Hey, I didn't get anything finished. Right after this work announced $1 margaritas and I worked 40-60 hours a week. Most time went to finishing my costume for Comikaze.

Sorry doods.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Momeka on November 01, 2017, 04:43:28 PM
Posting a link to mine.
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aX7usqdArZfF1ARHG57FrjUmfCtUXf1WcO89Ot79dZI/edit?usp=sharing

Damn, purp. That's so good!
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Dr. Ace on November 01, 2017, 05:18:03 PM
Momeka poked me and told me about this but I completely forgot to work on it. I do want to share an older story I worked on a while ago, if not for the contest just to share.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pxflziWBTlt20I2xLjkjVb2_dWNf4zbyo4NsHw0hG2M/edit?usp=sharing
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Donut on November 02, 2017, 02:19:00 AM
Didn't write anything in the end (no idea and ended up being quite busy this month) but I'll make sure to read the entries! Started reading Prpl's and it's very good !
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Moosetroop11 on November 02, 2017, 03:50:42 PM
Right then! Entries are in! Thanks for writing. They are:

Fish: On the last page
Prpl: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aX7usqdArZfF1ARHG57FrjUmfCtUXf1WcO89Ot79dZI/edit?usp=sharing
Momeka: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Orinm5wH8vNZU1Q0hRCMPM2eKN9nCqVdv4DdhU5Qz88
Drace: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pxflziWBTlt20I2xLjkjVb2_dWNf4zbyo4NsHw0hG2M/edit?usp=sharing
Moose: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-Z1sqdmzqync6N2QFD5hczqbw_gAOGOZjS-57Spwg30/edit?usp=sharing

Everyone who submitted a story, plus everyone else who feels like it, please read these short stories (or opening chapter in my case) and message the stories' authors' names (excluding your own) to me, in order of preference. I shall collate the results and post the winner!!!

If you wanted to submit something and forgot until now, feel free to post it in the next day.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Prpl_Mage on November 02, 2017, 04:43:29 PM
I read all the entries and they are all good in their own ways. I got the feeling that suspense was on most of our minds, keeping the reader a bit in the dark and revealing more and more as the story progressed.

Maybe we should do this more often?
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Moosetroop11 on November 05, 2017, 08:07:57 PM
I enjoyed all the entries! I loved Drace's descriptive writing, the lore and characters of Prpl's, Momeka's mad imagery, and the insanity of Fish's one was good fun too : p

Plenty of people still need to vote! Just PM me a list of the authors (other than you) in order of preference, and then from that I shall work out the scores. If not, I'll work out the winner from the people who have already given votes, but it'd be nice to have some more : )
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Momeka on November 06, 2017, 06:42:39 AM
Oh yeah, I've been out of town for a few days. But I'll read and vote tonight.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Fisherson on November 06, 2017, 10:10:36 PM
Darnit I never got around to finishing. Between having such a good holloween the only thing I did was write RPs that night and finding out my renter left my backup home in such terrible shape it may never be livable again and using a new dating App I forgot/wasn't in the right frame of mind! @_@ Can I edit and finish it or that against the rules?
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Moosetroop11 on November 07, 2017, 05:56:49 PM
I've nothing against you finishing/editing it but almost all the scores are in so it'd probably be pointless I'm afraid :/
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Moosetroop11 on November 10, 2017, 01:54:58 PM
THE RESULTS ARE IN!

It's been a good first contest with some cool entries. Everyone was given points based on where they came in people's rankings. And the shocking result is...

It's a draw between Prpl and Momeka, both on 17 points!!!

Well done to both of you!

If you're interested, I shall dutifully read out your stories in due course ^_^

Thanks for participating one and all, and maybe we should do this again.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Momeka on November 10, 2017, 04:18:23 PM
Geez, how did that happen!? If you ask me the true winner is purple, his story is way more thought out and well crafted than my little thing. Wouldn't mind you reading it though, sounds like fun.

So about compiling all the story into a pdf/ebook and posting it on the charas itch.io (https://charas-project.itch.io/), is people down for that? Anyone who doesn't want their entry in it? And would anyone be up to write a little foreword thing about the community?
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Donut on November 11, 2017, 02:48:47 AM
Congrats :)
Both stories are really good actually, I think you're underestimating yours, Momeka. I enjoyed all the entries and thought everyone did a good work. It's a shame Fish didn't finish his, the only problem I had with it was that it seemed sometimes convoluted xD But all the entries were really enjoyable.

 If a second round is considered, I'll definitely join, I now got a few interesting ideas.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Prpl_Mage on November 11, 2017, 06:18:02 PM
Geez, how did that happen!? If you ask me the true winner is purple, his story is way more thought out and well crafted than my little thing. Wouldn't mind you reading it though, sounds like fun.

So about compiling all the story into a pdf/ebook and posting it on the charas itch.io (https://charas-project.itch.io/), is people down for that? Anyone who doesn't want their entry in it? And would anyone be up to write a little foreword thing about the community?

Yeah dammit, you can't win everything, that's sooo unfair.

And yes, I'm down for the pdf book thing, I might write a short foreword but I might need some pointers so I don't drift off topic
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Fisherson on November 11, 2017, 07:35:57 PM
Frack I missed the voting phase! Argh! Oh well mine had no chance compared to these anyway! XD Seriously Red's was the one I liked the most cause of narration on how quick and yet descriptive it was followed by MT11's sci-fi what I would have loved to have picked up from a bookstore and sat down with more to digest. Very lovely! My least favorite I have to say is my own which I'm still writing lol So feel free not to add it.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Momeka on November 12, 2017, 03:49:53 AM
Here's a first draft of the Charas Anthology. (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1e7VoRj-rHMvU7TKgFxOLGFDHlI1M0lRgOWA3RCtN_lw/edit?usp=sharing) Let me know if you want something changed or be credited as something else.

And yes, I'm down for the pdf book thing, I might write a short foreword but I might need some pointers so I don't drift off topic

I'm thinking maybe a few words about the history of the community, maybe how it affected you in some way, and how we sometimes come together to create stuff like this anthology. It's either that or write about a common theme about the stories, but they don't really have one so it might be a tad hard. Or if you got a better idea for some introduction text feel free to go for it.

which I'm still writing lol So feel free not to add it.
If you finish it and give it a title I'll be more than happy to add it.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Momeka on November 19, 2017, 06:07:53 PM
Hey everyone. The page is up now.

(https://i.imgur.com/VZ4wZpH.png) (https://charas-project.itch.io/charas-anthology)

Right now it's only a pdf. It was a tad more complicated to get an e-reader format to look good than I thought and right now I need to sleep. But I look into it more the coming days.
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Prpl_Mage on November 20, 2017, 02:57:01 PM
Looking swell, especially that foreword
Title: Re: The Charas Writing Competition!!!
Post by: Momeka on November 20, 2017, 03:46:46 PM
Of course, you wrote it!

Thanks to Dr.Ace there is now an epub file up as well. Gotta say, it looks pretty neat on a kindle.