A World at War

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    nearly witches. (15250)

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    The premise of this contest is very simple: choose a war from the list below and write about it. Whether you choose to do this by writing through the eyes of the military or the eyes of a civilian is up to yourself.

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    • Follow all of Mibba’s Story Guidelines.
    • All ratings and story types are accepted.
    • No rape, incest or m-preg, please. Anything else goes, but rate appropriately.
    • Minimum of 500 words, no maximum.
    • Chaptered stories do not have to be finished before the deadline.
    • No pre-writes
    • Please be respectful — remember that these were real wars, with real casualties.
    • Readable layout — white / pale background and black / dark text, please!
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    • Evidence of sound research into your chosen country / nationality / war
    • Make me cry (yes, it is possible)
    • Unique storyline
    • Choose an army / nationality other than US / UK to focus on
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    The deadline for entries to be submitted is August 30th. Extensions may be available, but please try and let me know at least 48 hours before the original deadline submission date!

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    • In-depth comment review (200+ words) of one story of your choice
    • 100-word comments on any 2 stories / poems of your choice
    • Recommendation of 3 poems / stories of your choice
    • Magazine review of any story rated R or below of your choice (first place only)
    • Blog interview
    First place chooses four
    Second place chooses three
    Third place chooses two

    All entries will receive a comment of at least 100 words.

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    [ locations included are rough approximations — two entrants per war]

    Afghanistan War || Asia (west)American Civil War || North America (central)Arab-Israeli Wars || Asia (various) / Africa (north)
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    Balkan Wars || Europe (southeast)
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    Cold War || Europe (east) / North America (central)Congo Wars || Africa (various)
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    Crimean War || Europe (various)Falklands War || South America (southeast) / Europe (UK)
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    Gulf Wars || Asia (west)
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    Korean War || Asia (east)
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    Napoleonic Wars || Europe (various)
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    Northern Wars || Europe (north)
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    Scottish Wars of Independence || Europe (UK)Tagalog Wars | Asia (Southeast)Vietnam War || Asia (southeast)War of the Pacific || South America (various)
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    Yugoslav Wars || Europe (southeast)
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    May 30th, 2016 at 08:43pm
  • delicate.

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    can I enter with the Vietnam War, please? Cute
    May 30th, 2016 at 09:33pm
  • raja sahara

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    yasssss can I have Afghanistan War? Cute
    May 30th, 2016 at 09:35pm
  • nearly witches.

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    @ zuccarello.
    @ raja sahara
    Added you both just now! tehe
    May 30th, 2016 at 09:42pm
  • squidward tentacles.

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    American Civil War, please.
    May 30th, 2016 at 10:51pm
  • native language

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    Can I enter with Yugoslav Wars, please? Cute
    May 31st, 2016 at 01:39am
  • losing control.

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    Grr XD

    I'll take Cold War please!
    May 31st, 2016 at 01:40am
  • elsa of northuldra

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    Jesus H. Christ. Lord. Fuck. I really should not join another contest but I have to. I CAN'T RESIST THIS!
    I have a soft spot or the Scottish Independence Wars. So I'll take that, please.
    May 31st, 2016 at 04:18am
  • hiwagang hapis

    hiwagang hapis (1550)

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    It's not on the list but can I write about the Tagalog Wars? It's known as the Philippine Revolution but it's mainly a campaign of the Filipinos against the Spaniards.
    May 31st, 2016 at 08:36am
  • nearly witches.

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    @ starfire.
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    @ Sesshomaru.

    Apologies for the delay, adding you all just now! Cute

    @ balani
    Sure thing, I'll add it (and you!) just now. Cute
    June 5th, 2016 at 07:42pm
  • elsa of northuldra

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    @ nearly witches.
    No problem. :D
    Here is my story page.
    June 5th, 2016 at 08:01pm
  • squidward tentacles.

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    @ nearly witches.
    Here's my story page Cute
    June 5th, 2016 at 09:15pm
  • nearly witches.

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    @ Sesshomaru.
    @ starfire.
    I'll add them both just now! Cute
    June 5th, 2016 at 09:36pm
  • raja sahara

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    here's my story page! Cute
    June 6th, 2016 at 01:23am
  • hiwagang hapis

    hiwagang hapis (1550)

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    Hello, I changed my username from balani to hiwagang hapis.
    June 9th, 2016 at 06:03pm
  • nautical.

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    Hi, can I join with the Crimean wars? Cute
    June 10th, 2016 at 03:25pm
  • squidward tentacles.

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    @ nearly witches.
    Hey! Just wanted to let you know I changed my username. I used to be starfire. Cute
    June 10th, 2016 at 11:00pm
  • nearly witches.

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    @ raja sahara
    Got it, I'll just add it just now! Cute

    @ hiwagang hapis
    @ cassiopeia;
    thanks guys, I'll change your usernames on the first page just now! Cute

    @ nautical.
    Sure thing! I'll add you just now. Cute
    June 11th, 2016 at 10:29am
  • hiwagang hapis

    hiwagang hapis (1550)

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    Hello! This is my entry.
    July 19th, 2016 at 05:45pm
  • nearly witches.

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    @ hiwagang hapis
    Got it! I'll add it to the first post just now. Cute
    July 23rd, 2016 at 10:28pm