our contest has come to a close as of 12 am on August 15th
Cicadas, Coconuts, & Commitments III
time of year when we bask in the warm summer sun, sip dainty drinks, and do the things we've waited months to do. I can almost smell
summer! Can you hear the cicadas chirp? Lather yourself up with coconut butter and get your shades because you are about to join the Ho`olaule`a
!THE GARGANTUAN THREE: `Ekolu
Aloha! This is only the third
contest ever hosted by this club. Consequently, this event will be the biggest we have had to date. Prepare to bring this contest to the next level.
If you are interested in donating
features, points, critiques or anything to this contest, please comment below or note the club, Authors-Club
."No Keia La, No Keia Po, A Mau Loa"
(From this day, from this night, forever more)
What are we asking you to do?
of the six images below to use as your muse
. After plenty of imagining, utilizing the image for inspiration: sights, sounds, smells, touches, tastes we challenge you to create a poem or short story based off of that one photograph.
[Contest Deadline: August 15th]
Event Guidelines - Ho'olu komo la kaua
There is only one entry for each participant
entries: 1000 word limit
entries: 20 line limit
Fan fiction is not allowed
You must be a member to participate
You must link the image that you use in the description box!!!
Your work of literature must be created after
July 13th, 2014
Mature content is accepted, but please place either a disclaimer in the description box or a mature content filter on the work of literature itself.
In order for your entry to be accepted you must state the contest, "Cicadas, Coconuts, & Commitments" with a link to both
the contest and our club in the description box.
Your story can be based on love, adventure, heartbreak, mystery, et cetera.
The Kahuna's - The Judgesamour-raven
The Judging is currently in progress
Kilokilo's Treasure Chest - much to win!
There will be 3 winners since this is our THIRD contest:
1st - Mua loa
2nd - Kualua
3rd - Hapakolu ezradeacon
a feature for the winners
50 points to first place Apocalypse-writing
a feature for the winners on their group page jackofalltrades0097
100 points to the first place winner
50 points to the second place winner
25 points to the third place winner IrrevocableFate
feature to all the winners mortemmaul
feature to all winners
$20 to the first place winner
a drawing for each winner Delta-13
a journal mention, critique, and 150 points to first place
a journal mention, critique, and 100 points to second place
a journal mention, critique, and 50 points to third place PoeticalCondition
a feature to all the winners in their journal PowerfulWriting
critiques to the winners (amount and critiquers pending) theWrittenRevolution
feature to all the winners
60 points to first place
30 points to second place
10 points to third place
courtesy of HtBlack
an additional 100 points Writers-Aid
a critique and feature in gallery to winners
75 points, and a 2 month premium membership to first place Same-side
critique to the winners WritersInk
feature to all winners TheWritersMeow
feature to all winners ThePoetryofDA
a feature to all winners Naktarra
a feature to all the winners in upcoming literature article GrimFace242
100 points to first place, second, and third place MadHat11D6
Feature for all the winners
3 Critiques for first place and an additional feature on this literary blog
with their permission
3 Critiques for second place
2 critiques for third place
~~~"Nana ka maka;
ho`olohe ka pepeiao;
pa`a ka waha."
"Observe with the eyes; listen with the ears; and shut the mouth. Thus you can learn."
We are no longer accepting submissions into the above folder - thank you ^^