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Wed Jun 01, 2011 10:34 pm
spy0h says...



Hello guys,
So recently I have participated in a book contest; which is to write about a subject they choose and if they like your story they put in the book which in general was about the same subject.
I know you haveng't understood anything but all my saying why not to make a contest about a subject then get the winners stories in a book and share it under the name of YWS and show the real world what young writers can do :)
Just a little note that I have an idea about the book's content.
Please share your opinions with me.
Regards
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Mon Jun 13, 2011 3:34 pm
Sionarama says...



you should definitely show Nate about this!
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Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:25 am
Rosey Unicorn says...



We actually tried to get such a project off the rocks (Called the 1000 Monkeys Project) but it lost steam after awhile. People were really hyped up at the start, but it died down after awhile. I'm not sure why it actually died (I wasn't part of it) but I think it got confusing and just too much time involvement after a certain wordcount. Plus, there never really feels like there's "ownership" of what you're writing, which I think is a big part of writing for a lot of us.

You've also got to consider the legalities and copyright; the book could never be sold for profit because of how difficult the royalties would be to distribute and a ton of other matters. Also with regards to the general publishing industry.

We do have anthologies that get published periodically (art, poetry and prose). :) Search the Young Writer's Literary Journal on Amazon, and you'll get both volumes.
You know you're a writer when you're not alarmed at hearing voices in your head, you can't read a book without analyzing it for plot & characters and you consider something you nearly killed yourself to write the most rewarding.

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