The good, the bad and the ugly

The Good: The deadline for The Raw Poetry Contest has been extended! Yes, people, you now have till 21st June 11:59 P.M. Indian Standard Time to submit your entries. Do not let this chance go unused- if you wanted to participate but couldn’t because of lack of time, here’s a bonus week for you. So, spam me with your poems.

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The Raw Poetry Contest

People usually launch contests, awards and other such things of their own on a special occasion- like their blog’s or their own birthday. But I, like Lewis Carroll, am going to do so on my unbirthday instead. After all, you have 364 unbirthdays and only one birthday, like he so insightfully said.

You don’t need to be Sherlock to know that it is the Raw Poetry Contest I’m launching today.

But what is this Raw Poetry Contest thingamajig?

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The Dark Half

This week, I’ve decided to do a flash fiction challenge. It’s created by the amazingly creative Chuck Wendig, who’s asked us to put a spin on titles of Stephen King’s books. Now, I absolutely adore Mr. King, so of course I jumped at this challenge. What we basically have to do is steal the title, but not the story. His title, my story. Without further ado, let’s grab a snack and get into it.

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Word of the Day Challenge

Surprise, surprise. I know I’m early (it’s not Sunday yet, for the uninformed). But I blogged today not to write a poem, story or parody, but to give out a challenge. Now I don’t have any idea if this challenge has been ever created before by anybody, so I like to think I created it. My sincere apologies to the original creator in case they exist.

Anyway, enough talk. Down to business. The ‘Word of the Day Challenge’ is simple- the nominated bloggers have to post a new word every day for 30 days on their blog which is seldom used or few people know the meaning of. But there’s a catch- it’s in the rules down below. Before I acquaint you with the rules of the challenge, let’s look at the list of the bloggers I’ve decided to nominate-

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