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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 6
03-24-2009, 05:44 PM
His entry is 609 words (copied and pasted it into Word and did a word count).

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Originally Posted by Punch_Lion View Post
...Just wondering why the limit was listed on the contest rules if that was not going to be part of the judging process? I have to say I'm a little disappointed, as I found myself struggling to submit an entry that I was happy with given the very limited size that was mandated....
I agree. I had to cut mine down a lot to get want I wanted to say in, while at the same time maintaining coherent sentences. Granted, I would have been disqualified anyway given that I didn't realize that the story needed to take place in a bar setting until after the fact. But it's got to suck for those that did everything right.