4 Contestants, 3 Rounds 1 Winner Welcome to “Edited”, an exciting new writing competition based on the US TV show “Chopped” where 4 brave writers are invited to compete in 3 writing challenges. After each round, 1 competitor will be “edited” until only 1 remains – the edited champion. At the beginning of each round, a list of requirements will be issued. Each requirement must be used in some way in the entry. Submitted entries will be judged on use of requirements, creativity and content. Each round is timed – please only sign up if you can meet the deadline.. The rounds are: Round 1 Drabble - around 100 words 24 hours Round 2 Vignette - around 250 words 48 hours Round 3 Novella - around 500 words 72 hours Judging is also timed – results are due 24 hours after entries are submitted. A sample game will look like this: Monday 5:00PM – Requirements for round 1 are released Tuesday 5:00 PM – Round 1 entries are due and the judging will begin Wednesday 5:00PM – Judges results are due. 1 Contestant is edited and the requirements for round 2 are released. Friday 5:00PM - Round 2 entries are due and the judging will begin Saturday 5:00PM - Judges results are due. 1 Contestant is edited and the requirements for round 3 are released Tuesday 5:00PM - Entries for round 3 are due and the judging will begin Wednesday 5:00PM - Judges results are due and the Edited Champion is crowned ***10 days total for the game to play out. Contestants will need to be available Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Wednesday (for the winning announcement) anytime during the 24 hour day. If you are edited during that time frame, obviously, you will not need to check in. Judges will need to be available Tuesday, Friday and Tuesday anytime during the 24 hour day.*** The winner will receive 72 hours of colors (sorry, no $10,000 here) This contest is open to any fandom – SW and non-SW. If you have any questions, please review the FAQ’S below and ask away. I will respond as soon as I can If you wish to participate as a contestant, the sign-ups are in the post below the FAQ’s. If you wish to volunteer as a judge, please review the Judges post first and send me a PM. There are 3 openings for judges. First come – first serve. If you don’t make the sign-ups the time around, there will be another. Consider being a judge. J Rules: There are only 2: 1) All requirements must be used in some way 2) When presenting your entry, please give a brief description. Example: My SW drabble features Luke and Mara discussing their wedding. OR My Star Trek vignette features Captain Kirk reflecting on his experiences with the Borg. Your entries will be posted in this thread for easy reading/judging.