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Forum: Members' Feedback 03-26-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By Tau
This sounds rather similar to the Prompts &...

This sounds rather similar to the Prompts & Challenges section we already have, so if there is enough interest the easiest way to implement it would be to amend the rules and function of the Prompts...
Forum: Contest Central 03-14-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Please Read:Poll: Winter Contest (Prose) Voting
Views: 1,071
Posted By Tau
About 90 percent over, you where less then 200...

About 90 percent over, you where less then 200 words from 4000 which would have been double the limit.

:cookie:
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-13-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Tau
More like 40, but then if you can all his other...

More like 40, but then if you can all his other works you probably get close to that figure.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-12-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Tau
The passing of Sir Terry Pratchett

I have just heard on the news that Sir Terry died today.

I have many fond memories of reading and rereading his books and hope to do so in the future.


It is a sad day.
Forum: Contest Central 03-05-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 8
Please Read:Poll: Winter Contest (Prose) Voting
Views: 1,071
Posted By Tau
Err, ...... Well good luck but I am...

Err, ......


Well good luck but I am confused about this.



Also how would 10% leeway have helped, your story was more than 300 words over by my count, and at 2000 words that’s 15%....
Forum: Contest Central 03-04-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Please Read:Poll: Winter Contest (Prose) Voting
Views: 1,071
Posted By Tau
Sorry if I was unclear, with a little I did mean...

Sorry if I was unclear, with a little I did mean a little. Something that was small enough that it could be due to such things as different method of word counts or so. One or two percent over, maybe...
Forum: Contest Central 03-03-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Please Read:Poll: Winter Contest (Prose) Voting
Views: 1,071
Posted By Tau
Winter Contest (Prose) Voting

Good luck and thank you all for entering. If you would like to review the prose submissions please look here (http://www.writersbeat.com/showthread.php?t=55351).

Also thank you to brianpatrick and...
Forum: Contest Central 03-03-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 0
Please Read:Poll: Winter Contest (Poetry) Voting
Views: 127
Posted By Tau
Winter Contest (Poetry) Voting

Good luck all and thank you for entering. If you would like to review the entries please look here (http://www.writersbeat.com/showthread.php?t=55350).

Apologies for the slight delay in getting...
Forum: Fiction 02-20-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Tau
No worries, I am just trying to make sure that...

No worries, I am just trying to make sure that everything is well and good, and that there is no problem or misunderstanding going forwards.
Forum: Fiction 02-19-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Tau
I would just like to say that as a teacher/tutor...

I would just like to say that as a teacher/tutor you should be a bit more careful about what you say about those that you teach, especially on the internet. We don’t want anybody to get hurt.
...
Forum: Introductions 02-18-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By Tau
He knows why, it is not your concern.

He knows why, it is not your concern.
Forum: Introductions 02-16-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By Tau
That would be HoiLei and Lin. Lone Wolf is not...

That would be HoiLei and Lin. Lone Wolf is not precise, as there are three members that have that as part of their name, but I guess is that you mean Winterbite (who has a wolf avatar).

I donít...
Forum: Nine and Sixty Ways 02-15-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By Tau
Nine and Sixty Ways Poetry lessons, an Introduction and Index

Under construction please check back later.




Simile and Metaphor
http://www.writersbeat.com/showthread.php?t=15024

Poetic Conceit
http://www.writersbeat.com/showthread.php?t=15375
Forum: Nine and Sixty Ways 02-15-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By Tau
Nine and Sixty Ways Mini-lessons, an Introduction and Index

In addition to the lessons on poetry found in this part of Writerís Beat there are also the mini-lessons. A mini-lesson will introduce a rhyme scheme, meter, technique, or other idea and offer a...
Forum: Nine and Sixty Ways 02-15-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 120
Posted By Tau
The Nine and Sixty Ways renovation project.

Nine and Sixty ways is being updated and renovated; as such please excuse any odd things that you may see here until work is complete.
Forum: Nine and Sixty Ways 02-10-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 578
Posted By Tau
That suggests that you have something to hide....

That suggests that you have something to hide. What is it?
Forum: Nine and Sixty Ways 02-10-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 578
Posted By Tau
Life is a wee bit stretched right now. Hang in...

Life is a wee bit stretched right now. Hang in there for a little while longer please.

Edit: You know you could have always brought this to our attention a little sooner by reporting your...
Forum: Contest Central 02-07-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,469
Posted By Tau
Thank you all for your thoughts and more are...

Thank you all for your thoughts and more are always welcomed.


I think it is beset as well as fairest to leave the limit as is until the end of this contest and any entries that are over just...
Forum: Contest Central 02-07-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,469
Posted By Tau
The contest used to be more popular in years past...

The contest used to be more popular in years past but has been struggling for a while. I have no evidence that a change in word limit will help or not, but I am willing to try with the next one.
...
Forum: Contest Central 02-07-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,469
Posted By Tau
And that is why I need to think about this, I...

And that is why I need to think about this, I don’t want to disadvantage anybody who has already entered, especially if they have stuck to the current limit.

As I see it I have three options...
Forum: Contest Central 02-06-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,469
Posted By Tau
I might just do that, still thinking about it. I...

I might just do that, still thinking about it. I might also remove the limit going forward, or move it up to the general word limit of 3000 found in the Write Here Section.

Need to think this...
Forum: Contest Central 02-03-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,469
Posted By Tau
How much over the limit is it brianpatrick? ...

How much over the limit is it brianpatrick?

If it is only a little then maybe something could be done, it would be a shame to lose and excellent entry on a technicality.

On a general note,...
Forum: The Notice Board 02-01-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,800
Posted By Tau
Winter Contest- The Wrong Present

There is just one month left to enter in the Winter Contest, it is open to all members to have a go at and we all would love to see a few more entries.

Details and current entries can be seen...
Forum: Fiction 02-01-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By Tau
Winter Contest- The Wrong Present

There is just one month left to enter in the Winter Contest, it is open to all members to have a go at and we all would love to see a few more entries.

Details and current entries can be seen...
Forum: Poetry 02-01-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 422
Posted By Tau
Winter Contest- The Wrong Present

There is just one month left to enter in the Winter Contest, it is open to all members to have a go at and we all would love to see a few more entries.

Details and current entries can be seen...
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