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Hi guys!

WritingPrompts mod here. One thing we’ve been plagued with for years is third parties using authors content. It’s our understanding that under reddits current “User Agreement” this is allowed as long as the third party doesn’t alter the content in any way. It doesn’t seem like redditors have real rights to revoke that third parties permission to use specific content directly in their post on reddit, however it’s unclear whether or not this is accurate.

What this means for us is that redditors who have posted content on our sub often come to us asking for us to do something about someone who, say, takes the short stories redditors post and uses them for a monetized app that shares “the best original stories from reddit.” If the third party has an associated account on reddit then we can ban it from our sub and report the user to the admins if they are spamming, but beyond that our hands are tied. Despite the fact that each user can go to the third party and request their original creative works be taken down (via the Digital Millennium Copyright Act), they still often expect us mods to do something. Of course we suggest the author talk to the third party directly, or to the Apple App Store, or Google Play Store, prove that it is their content, and try to get it taken down, but it appears redditors have little power to protect their own creative content. They gave it to reddit and the API allows all content on reddit to be freely passed to developers, whether that content is an actual copyrightable original work of art or a not-so-copyrightable comment about car engines.

Unfortunately this often leaves authors feeling disillusioned and questioning whether they even want to contribute to the subreddit anymore. We can’t fault them for that, and we can’t really ask them to keep posting, because the truth is their content is probably being used in a lot of places that they don’t even know about, it’s often a tedious, drawn out process to get something removed, and we as mods can’t do anything about that. But perhaps reddit can help us with this!

We’re asking reddit to partner with us and help. We would like to give authors, and other redditors who post original content the ability to revoke the use of that content by a third party before the information is taken from reddit via the API. Basically we’d like to be able to opt out of allowing specific content to be used by third parties at the source of our information, the comment/post itself, as opposed to going the much harder route of trying to get a third party to take content down once they have it up. One possible way of doing this is by providing redditors with a specific agreed upon phrase, or something similar, that they can add to their post/response.

I know that we aren’t the only subreddit who deals with this, and with reddit’s renewed focus on original content creators, it seems to us that this might come up more and more. Any subreddit that houses any original, creative content runs this risk, like nosleep, shortstories, art, and a ton of users personal writing subreddits. Users like ours submit a significant amount of quality, original content and we want to see that continue, as we imagine you do.

We’d love to hear some feedback from the admins on this. We’re definitely open to a discussion.

Thanks!

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Moderator of r/WritingPrompts, speaking officially1 point · 8 days ago

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Very intriguing pyro! I hope you continue this series. It sounds like an interesting world.

Moderator of r/WritingPrompts, speaking officially1 point · 9 days ago

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Moderator of r/shortstories, speaking officially1 point · 12 days ago

Hi, this isn't the place for real time journal entries. Sorry! I hope the dating goes well for you though. Best of luck.

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Attention: All top-replies to this post must be a vote.

Any non-vote comments must be made as replies to the stickied comment below.

EVERYONE WHO ENTERED THE CONTEST IS ENCOURAGED VOTE

Deadline: Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 at 11:59PM PDT


It's the final countdown!

The first round of voting is over and the final round is here! It was amazing seeing so many of you taking the time to give feedback to each other during round one. It makes a contest like this so much better! And now, here we are, ready for the final round of voting.

Before we start, let's all make sure we know how this works.

Voting Guidelines:

  • Everyone who entered can vote
  • If you don't vote, you can't win
  • No voting for yourself
  • Read each finalist and decide which three are the best
  • Leave a top-level comment here starting with your top three votes:
  • Deadline for votes are Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 at 11:59PM PDT. We're giving three weeks for voting this round. (https://www.worldtimebuddy.com/)

Finalists:

10 Finalists

65,949 total words


Next Steps:

  • Points will be awarded for each vote, with each voters top pick getting 3 points, 2nd pick getting 2 points and third pick getting 1 point. Points are added up to determine the top 3 participants.
  • If there is a tie /u/AliciaWrites and /u/Tiix will read the responses and make a final decision.
  • A post announcing the winners will be stickied and we can all celebrate!
  • After the winners post comes down we'll be putting up a feedback post!
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Moderator of r/WritingPrompts, speaking officiallyOriginal PosterScore hidden · 12 days ago · Stickied comment

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Score hidden · 12 days ago

Congrats to all the finalists!

And shout-out to my fellow Group J'ers - there was a lot of variability in the voting for ours and everybody got at least one vote. Obviously, this means that we are all awesome and just had the bad luck to be thrown in with other awesome writers. :)

Go, Smash, go! Do your fellow Group J'ers proud!

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Original PosterScore hidden · 12 days ago

I like your attitude! You all are awesome. :)

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Attention: All top-replies to this post must be a vote.

Any non-vote comments must be made as replies to the sticky comment below.


Congratulations to the select few,
who not only wrote for round one,
but made it through two!

You’re brilliant, amazing, stupendous, superb,
With flair and finess, you crafted each word.
And I am so proud, here you stand, undeterred.

Let me tell you, the last few days have been a whirlwind! With just 24hrs to go before the deadline more than 40 of you hadn't submitted your PART 2 entries, and a whopping 25 of your entries came in within the final 4 hours! Top that off with reddit being on the fritz for several hours last night, and let’s just say, there was no lack of excitement. 89 people completed part 1 and 69 people completed part 2. In total, we ended up with 414,988 words for the contest. Congrats to everyone who wrote!

Now, time for voting!


Before we start, let's all make sure we know how this works.

Voting Guidelines:

  • Only those who entered can vote.
  • If you don't vote, you can't win
  • Each group votes for stories in another group (Group A votes for B, B for C...)
  • Read each entry in your voting group and decide which three are the best
  • Leave a top-level comment here starting with your top three votes for your voting group:

    Feel free to add any feedback for the stories after the votes

  • Deadline for votes are Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 11:59PM PDT (http://www.worldtimebuddy.com/) (https://time.is/PT)


Group A

Group A will be reading and voting for a winner from group B

Group B

Group B will be reading and voting for a winner from group C

Group C

Group C will be reading and voting for a winner from group D

Group D

Group D will be reading and voting for a winner from group E

Group E

Group E will be reading and voting for a winner from group F

Group F

Group F will be reading and voting for a winner from group G

Group G

Group G will be reading and voting for a winner from group H

Group H

Group H will be reading and voting for a winner from group I

Group I

Group I will be reading and voting for a winner from group J

Group J

Group J will be reading and voting for a winner from group A


 

That’s it. Go on now, get voting! :D

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Score hidden · 26 days ago

Super excited to read everyone’s amazing work! After this round of voting, how will the next round work to decide the overall winners?

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Original PosterScore hidden · 26 days ago

The votes are assigned points, with your first place vote receiving 3 points, second place vote receiving 2 points, and third place vote receiving 1 point. The points are tallied for reach group and the story that receives the most points moves on to the next voting round. Barring any currently unforseen changes, there will be only one group of stories to read in the next voting round. Everyone participating in the contest is encouraged to vote for their top three stories even if they're no longer in the running to win. Though, as I've said before, if you don't vote, you can't win, so do your best to vote if you make it to the final voting round! :) Once again, points will be awarded the same as above and we'll end up with our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place contestants!

Score hidden · 15 days ago

This just occurred to me: for the final round, will there be a stipulation that finalists cannot vote for themselves?

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Original PosterScore hidden · 15 days ago

Yes, finalists cannot vote for themselves.

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Moderator of r/WritingPrompts, speaking officially1 point · 17 days ago

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Moderator of r/WritingPrompts, speaking officially1 point · 24 days ago

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Moderator of r/WritingPrompts, speaking officially1 point · 25 days ago

Hi u/CrystalTheKitty, this submission has been removed.

The link to the video needs to be in the text box so people can click on it. :)


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To those of you who submitted an entry for PART 1 of our Six Year Contest, CONGRATULATIONS!

If you submitted an entry please make sure your name is listed below. These are the contestants we have recorded for PART 1. In total we had 89 stories come in (woohoo)! If your name isn’t listed, but you posted PART 1 by the deadline, no worries. Send us a modmail right away and we’ll get things sorted. :)

 

victorged, mialbowy, DeludedDoppleganger, sprucay, WokCano,
Kammerice, Shadowyugi, cassiuspennington, CaspianX2,
choppoch, kdoiron, Giglomesh, jpeezey, upthebooks,
Bilgebum, adlaiking, nazna, Fordregha, KingWapo,
TicTacGone, mags_world, babyshoesalesman, thatlibrariangirlm, BraveLittleAnt,
JoeMontano, DannyMethane, eyehaitmaijob, BlackJezus27, rarelyfunny,
Xacktar, LisWrites, LadyLuna21, SHOW_ME_SEXY_TATS, squidster547,
francwolf, Book_Bear, Steven_Lee, ImpracticalJuggler, It_s_pronounced_gif,
Ford9863, TemporaryPatch, Levitar1, AHumongousFish, JohannesVerne,
Thawsan, yaq
, AKWitherkay, No_Tale, Mlle_,
AntiMoneySquandering, salazarb, HedgeKnight, BMwriting, elfboyah,
HittmanA, sorksvampen, Estar24, Snurdle, AnonymousConor,
blazesh, A_CGI_for_ants, Orchidice, haji1823, ringostones,
LadyAralin, mtndewskateboard, TA_Account_12, awesome-yes, Dimitri1033,
ThreeDucksInAManSuit, LovableCoward, mdallen, penguin347, LycheeBerri,
Nate_Parker, Landator, BookWyrm17, acerbicMango, drislands,
veryedible, littlepillowcase, XcessiveSmash, NebulasResolve, CodeMajesty,
AnEffortIsBeingMade, ghost_write_the_whip, Idreamofdragons, scottbeckman, ohwhatirony

 

Without further ado, below you will find the archetype for PART 2. Good luck!

 

This contest is not based on a prompt but a character archetype. Part 2's archetype is: SCAVENGER

 

The deadline for PART 1 has passed.

PART 2 entries must be submitted by Monday, August 20th, 2018 at 11:59pm PDT.

(https://www.worldtimebuddy.com/)

 



Just a Reminder from the previous post,

We're doing things a little differently this contest. Instead of having one deadline there are 2! So, you are submitting your entry in two parts. You must submit both parts by their due dates in order to enter the contest and qualify for the voting rounds. The entry date for part 1 has passed. Part 2 should be a continuation of that story, in which you incorporate the second archetype, given above.

Rules and Guidelines

  • Anyone (who isn't banned) can enter!
  • Do not enter unless you plan on reading and voting on your assigned entries.
  • You must submit responses for both parts of the contest in order to qualify for the voting rounds.
  • Each part must be between 2,000 and 4,000 words.
  • Part 2 should be a continuation of the story you wrote for part 1 and incorporate the new archetype, posted in two weeks.
  • No preexisting work. New stories must be written for this contest.
  • This should be primarily self-edited.
  • All writing submitted must be your own work, no one elses (Don't submit on anyone's behalf for this contest).
  • One entry per person.
  • Refrain from posting your story in other places, or posting a continuation of your work outside of the contest until you are no longer eligible to win.
  • Your entry must comply with subreddit rules.
  • Should you be banned from the subreddit at any point during the contest you will be disqualified.

 


How To Enter

Submit a post to this sub by the deadline, following the rules above and using the following as your title:

 

For Part 2:

[PI] Title of Your Entry: Archetypes Part 2 - #### Words

 

  • Replace "Title of Your Entry" with whatever you are calling your story. This should be the same for both parts.
  • Replace first #### with the word count for the part you are currently submitting.
  • Please follow this format exactly, or else you risk us not noticing your entry. It helps us easily search for entries. (If we notice it mislabeled, we will remove it and explain how to resubmit it properly).
  • On old reddit and need help with formatting your post? Check out our basic formatting guide.

 

Prizes

  • 1st place: 12 months of Reddit Gold

  • 2nd place: 8 months of Reddit Gold

  • 3rd place: 6 months of Reddit Gold

 

What's Next?

  • A voting thread will be posted after the deadline where each participant will be placed into a group.
  • Each group will read and vote on all entries from another group (using new 3-vote system).
  • The length of the voting rounds will be determined when the entries are in, depending on how much reading will be required. (You will probably be given 2 weeks to vote for each round.)
  • Winners of each group will move to the final voting round.
  • Everyone who entered will be able to vote in the final round.
  • If there is a tie /u/AliciaWrites and /u/Tiix will read the responses and make a final decision.
  • Random gold will be given to voters.
  • Winners will be announced, prizes awarded, and we'll all celebrate!

 

Congrats, you made it to the end of another post! Now, shoo. Get writing and godspeed! :D

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Hey friends! Reddit was down, and then didn't let me post because "You're doing that too much" popped up, so I might have been a tad late. Can anyone confirm if it was entered?

Also when should we be on the lookout for a voting thread? I just wanna make sure I don't miss it:)

Thanks!

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Original Poster2 points · 27 days ago

Yup, we got it. You're good. :)

There will be a voting thread stickied on the sub this evening or tomorrow, barring any unforseen delays, so keep an eye out!

Ah thanks, lovely! You've been a pro-moderator for this one:)

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Original Poster2 points · 27 days ago

Haha, thanks!

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Wow, 10,000+ words? That's amazing! Congrats. :D

We don't have a maximum word count. Feel free to make a [PI] post with your story in the text and comments of it. Just make sure the prompt is at least 3 days old and that you add a link to it in your post. :)

Another thing you might consider if you plan on writing much, or just want to keep track of whatever you write, is a personal subreddit. A lot of writers here have one and they mention it at the end of their post so other people can check out other things written by them.

Original Poster2 points · 29 days ago

Another thing you might consider if you plan on writing much, or just want to keep track of whatever you write, is a personal subreddit.

... wait, that's a thing?? I had no idea there was such a thing as a "personal subreddit", haha. (Spoiler alert: I am very new to reddit, aside from massive amount of lurking). Might have to look into that then, thanks! At least, if I get some more stories down. I'm one of those people that has lots of ideas, but enormous trouble actually making progress and finishing stories.

The prompt is indeed more than 3 days old (11 days now), so I will use the PI tag when I get around to posting this. Thanks for the response; I've gone from feeling apprehensive about posting such a long story, to being excited about it!

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Yup. Even I have a personal subreddit to keep track of my stuff.

I'm one of those people that has lots of ideas, but enormous trouble actually making progress and finishing stories.

You and me both!

Side note, since you're new, be sure to check out the rules as we have quite a few! Especially what topics we steer clear of here and the rule about linking from another subreddit, like a personal sub, back to writingprompts within the first 24hrs.

Welcome to the community, and good luck with your post. :)

Moderator of r/WritingPrompts, speaking officially1 point · 1 month ago

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Moderator of r/WritingPrompts, speaking officially1 point · 1 month ago

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3 points · 1 month ago · edited 1 month ago

A young RyanKinder had big dreams
King of the prompts he wanted to be!
He usurped the sub
Started the club
And now wears the crown on the team!

There's a Type of Survivor that dreams
A writer of words, so it seems.
Defiant our leader
He gathered his readers
And now must publish his themes!

And under our kings, we follow their lead
Slaves to stories, removing the weeds
Until I came
Now nothing's the same
It seems I've become the Queen!


/u/you-are-lovely I do hope you enjoy.

/u/lycheeberri another poem for you, though since we're not to combine our challenges, I shall do another for Day 2!

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Yay poetry, and it's about mods! Two things that I enjoy. Nice alicia!:D

Clarify a thing for me? When you say bonus points for a poem in any genre as well as the story, does the poem also have to be about the mods? Also, does it have to be on the same response or the same prompt?

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Yes, the poem also has to be about the mods. Though not necessarily the same mods as in the story. It doesn't have to go with the story. You can pick a new prompt for the poem if you want!

Further, does the poem also have to be with our partners?

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Nope. You can do the poem on your own.

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The Fluff

Holy Jazz Hands Mackerel! (as /u/pyronar would say). Has it really been a year (to the day) since our last contest was announced? Well gosh darnit, we've got to remedy this right here, right now. That's right, your eyes read correctly. Get pumped, because this is a CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT!!!

Short on time? Skip this section and head down to "The Stuff" to read all about entering and voting!


It's been a busy year here on WP with no shortage of excitement. We've had so many immortals pass through and time travelers pop in to say hi, you'd think we were running a subreddit for creative writing or something! (Oh wait...) We've seen our fair share of superheroes flying around, too. Though that hasn't curbed the number of death/devil sightings or deterred the serial killers running rampant in these parts. To top things off, the wildlife has been a bit, well, wild this year, what with squirrels haphazardly running out in front of cars and pledging life-debts left and right. Maybe they secretly wish they could be superheroes too and this is their way of living out that dream. Outside of prompts,

The sub has seen some changes.

  • Writing prompts as we know it, just had its 6th birthday on Sunday!
  • For the curious, it was restarted when /u/Ryankinder took over and made his first post on July 22, 2013.
  • In the last year the subreddit style drastically changed from the classic blue we'd become so fond of to what it is today. The changing header certainly makes the new style pop. (Thanks /u/MajorParadox!)
  • We added the Wednesday Wildcard rotation almost exactly one year ago. Kicking it off was the first in an ongoing series of Flash Fiction Challenges on the sub, which has its one year anniversary this Wednesday. (If you haven't participated in one of those, they're a short 100-300 word, 24hour writing challenge posted the fourth Wednesday of every month. Come join the fun!)
  • The "Did You Know" posts were also introduced this last year and are a part of the Wednesday Wildcard rotation.
  • This week we added new mods to the team. (Welcome /u/TA_Account_12, /u/TenspeedGV, and /u/reostra!)
  • We revamped our call to mods and are now using a fancy google form (Thanks /u/AliciaWrites!). Feel free to send in an application if you're interested. The application will be available year round.
  • Check out the Tuesday post tomorrow, as it is getting a makeover to help promote feedback, constructive criticism and workshops.

There has been no shortage of activity from our writers.

  • Several writers published novels and novella's! Check out the list of WP authors and what they've written.
  • Many writers have created personal subreddits where they house their writing, so if you come across a writer that you like, click on their profile to see if they have one.
  • Some writers started a critiquing group!
  • Several writers are currently participating in a worldwide Flash Fiction contest (Yay! Good luck guys! ).

Welp, I think that gives you an idea of what has been going on, so let's talk about that contest!


THE STUFF

Relevant contest information starts here.

We're doing things a little differently this contest. Instead of having one deadline there will be 2! So, you will be submitting your contest entry in two parts. You must submit both parts by their due dates in order to enter the contest and qualify for the voting rounds. For part 1, start a story about the given archetype below. Part 2 will be a continuation of that story, in which you incorporate the second archetype, which will be given to you on Tuesday, August 7th, 2018. A new post with the second archetype will be stickied on the subreddit after part one closes.

 

PART 1 entries must be submitted by Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 11:59pm PDT.

PART 2 entries must be submitted by Monday, August 20th, 2018 at 11:59pm PDT.

(https://www.worldtimebuddy.com/)

 

This contest is not based on a prompt but a character archetype. Part 1's archetype is: INVESTIGATOR

 

Rules and Guidelines

  • Anyone (who isn't banned) can enter!
  • Do not enter unless you plan on reading and voting on your assigned entries.
  • You must submit responses for both parts of the contest in order to qualify for the voting rounds.
  • Each part must be between 2,000 and 4,000 words.
  • Part 2 should be a continuation of the story you wrote for part 1 and incorporate the new archetype, posted in two weeks.
  • No preexisting work. New stories must be written for this contest.
  • This should be primarily self-edited.
  • All writing submitted must be your own work, no one elses (Don't submit on anyone's behalf for this contest).
  • One entry per person.
  • Refrain from posting your story in other places, or posting a continuation of your work outside of the contest until you are no longer eligible to win.
  • Your entry must comply with subreddit rules.
  • Should you be banned from the subreddit at any point during the contest you will be disqualified.

 


How To Enter

Submit a post to this sub by the deadline, following the rules above and using the following as your title:

 

For Part 1:

[PI] Title of Your Entry: Archetypes Part 1 - #### Words

For Part 2:

[PI] Title of Your Entry: Archetypes Part 2 - #### Words

 

  • Replace "Title of Your Entry" with whatever you want to call your story. This should be the same for both parts.
  • Replace first #### with the word count for the part you are currently submitting.
  • Please follow this format exactly, or else you risk us not noticing your entry. It helps us easily search for entries. (If we notice it mislabeled, we will remove it and explain how to resubmit it properly).
  • On old reddit and need help with formatting your post? Check out our basic formatting guide.

 

Prizes

  • 1st place: 12 months of Reddit Gold

  • 2nd place: 8 months of Reddit Gold

  • 3rd place: 6 months of Reddit Gold

 

What's Next?

  • A voting thread will be posted after the deadline where each participant will be placed into a group.
  • Each group will read and vote on all entries from another group (using new 3-vote system).
  • The length of the voting rounds will be determined when the entries are in, depending on how much reading will be required. (You will probably be given 2 weeks to vote for each round.)
  • Winners of each group will move to the final voting round.
  • Everyone who entered will be able to vote in the final round.
  • If there is a tie /u/AliciaWrites and /u/Tiix will read the responses and make a final decision.
  • Random gold will be given to voters.
  • Winners will be announced, prizes awarded, and we'll all celebrate!

Questions? Feel free to ask below.
Consider joining us on Discord to discuss the contest further and meet other participants!

 

What, you're looking for more information? Well that's it. :D Now get out there, have fun, and "good words" everyone!

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POST PART 2, I CAN'T WAIT ANY LONGER. I love contests. Also the first time I submitted mine I was told it was too long, so I shortened it and reposted it and haven't gotten any messages about it. Does that mean it was all good?

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Original Poster2 points · 1 month ago

Lol! It will be posted later in the morning. :)

Yes, your story was recorded so you're all set for part 1.

Me - “Oh, interesting! Maybe I can participate!”

Also me - looks at date fuck.

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Original Poster5 points · 1 month ago

Oh nooo. Well hopefully we'll have another contest sooner rather than later. You can always write a story and post it as a regular PI post if you feel inspired by these archetypes too!

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HI PYRO!

Oh wait, that was supposed to be a congratulations, not a hi, wasn't it. >_>
I'm thrilled to see your name added to the HOF list. After all, I'm a fan of your writing! :)

I still remember the impression a horror story you wrote a loooong time ago left on me. I believe it involved a rift between worlds/dimensions and a creature clawing its way through. We've talked about this before. As you know, I rarely read horror. I don't like the genre personally. But that story, despite me not being a fan of the genre, was so incredibly well written I have to praise you again for your skills.

You are a really talented writer and I have yet to read anything written by you that wouldn't support that statement.

And so I say, and mean wholeheartedly,

CONGRATULATIONS PYRO!

P.S. /u/Pyronar what is your favorite type of fire and why?

3 points · 1 month ago

HI LOVELY!

You have been amazingly supportive ever since we've first met in IRC. Thank you for all the encouragement that kept me writing through the years. As for your question, hm... a campfire is nice and cosy and can gather people, so let's go with that.

THANKS LOVELY!

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Oh, campfires are great. Especially when there are hot dogs and marshmallows to roast over them! I also like a gentle orange fire. Nice and peaceful.

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