Kath and I enjoyed this word-creation contest even more than our Alphasmart contest, if that’s possible. Each of the over 200 words submitted had a unique bent, but we had to choose just ten finalists. Our process? We alphabetized all the entries, sans reference to their owners, so there was no potential for bias. Then we eliminated any words found in the online urban dictionaries or that were being used gratuitously on the ‘net, and gave props to entries that were 100% unique and 101% inspired.
(We’ll post the complete list sometime soon and acknowledge honorable mentions.)
Now we need everyone’s help to help decide who gets the big prize.
At stake: a set of fabulous market guides:
, which comes with a ONE-YEAR SUBSCRIPTION to WritersMarket.com
(Insert drumroll here.)
THE FINALISTS ARE… [Read more…]