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Smut Relay Part 7 : Living Doll by Posy Churchgate

Continued from Smut Relay part 6: Sisters by Hannah Lockhardt Elly tried to shake herself free of memories which might cloud her judgement. As far as Jay knew they’d embarked on this elaborate plan purely to lure her rich, crass and selfish husband Richard into marriage and then empty his bank balance. He had swallowed the story she’d spun him about wanting revenge on the overbearing social climber who had dated then dumped Elizabeth, rendering her rejected and alone when she came to America in search of acting roles. Elizabeth’s lack of success had led to anxiety and depression and, despite putting on a brave front to family back home, she had descended into a negative spiral of self-doubt and

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Smut Marathon 2018: Results round 7

Round 7 is the first round of the Smut Marathon where writers receiving the least points (jury and public combined) are knocked out of the Smut Marathon. Since only 15 writers go through to round eight (which officially is the quarter final), it means that three writers are knocked out in this round. During the voting round, each time I got the votes from the jury members, I took the standings of the public votes and that of the jury, and checked who where at the bottom of the rankings. Three writers remained at the bottom until the last jury member’s votes came in. Then, one person was ‘saved’ from elimination and allowed to go through to the quarter finals.

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Smut Relay Part 6: Sisters by Hannah Lockhardt

Continued from Smut Relay Part 5 – A Curved Blade by Molly Moore Eleanor’s Grandfather was a butcher – a small, stocky Greek man with the biggest smile and the shortest fuse. From him she had learnt and taken to heart the necessity of keeping a blade sharp; and she loved to watch him sharpen his tools on the leather strop that hung against the whitewashed wall of the shop. When her father took over the business and insisted on upgrading to an electric sharpener, Eleanor had asked if she could keep the leather as a memento of the happy memories watching her Grandfather. She was twenty three years old and an hour after the leather was placed into her custody,

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Smut Marathon 2018: Voting Round #7

We have reached the seventh voting round of the Smut Marathon 2018, and the first round where we don’t work with a points classification anymore, but where writers with the least points (jury and public combined) at the end of this voting round, will be knocked out. We started off with twenty writers, but only eighteen has sent in their assignments, which means three writers will not go through to round eight. The assignment Write a story where this image by Molly Moore is your inspiration. This means that somewhere in your story there should be a mention of this image. How the writers mentioned the image was totally up to them, whether they used the scene in the image

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Smut Relay Part 5: A Curved Blade by Molly Moore

Continued from Smut Relay Part 4 – Reasons by Hyacinth Jones Eleanor sat at the nose of the boat. The sound of the sails fluttering in the warm breeze fitted perfectly with the noise of the hull as it cut through the water. It was so peaceful. Eleanor couldn’t remember the last time she had felt this at peace, probably before Elizabeth had died but that was so long ago now she couldn’t be sure. The sun was sitting right on the horizon, it turned a deep red colour as it had slipped closer and closer to the sea. Soon it would be gone and the boat would be lost into the dark night. Eleanor reached down to check the

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Facial Expressions

A big part of your writing is building your character. Part of that is not only where your character lives or what kind of work he does, but also his facial expressions in certain circumstances. Does he furrow his brow even when he’s not upset or does she always have that sparkle in her eyes? Below are examples of descriptions for facial expressions you can use in your writing. Eyes his eyes widened she glanced up to the ceiling his eyes went round she winked her eyelids drooped tears filled her eyes her eyes narrowed his eyes welled up his eyes lit up her eyes flooded with tears his eyes darted her eyes were wet he squinted his eyes glistened

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Smut Relay Part 4: Reasons by Hyacinth Jones

Continued from Smut Relay Part 3 – Decisions, Decisions by Violet Fawkes Jay and Elly froze and watched Richard grip the bars thinking hard, calculating. “Ok. You’ll get your money.” *** Richard liked to think of himself as a good person. He gave old ladies his seat on the subway when he was forced to ride it, dutifully bought Girl Scout cookies every year, and gave an occasional $5 dollar bill to a panhandler. But really, he was an asshole and he knew it. First there were his fraternity years at Dartmouth. His sense of entitlement was set loose on drunken co-eds looking to impress rich boys with connections and fancy cars. It was a year of questionable yeses and

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Replace ‘Looks/Seems Like’

We are always looking for ways to make our writing stronger, and more dynamic. One thing you can do is to replace ‘looks like’ or ‘seems like’ with other words to change the sentence structure to something more active. Below you will find words you can use. Please consult your dictionary if you are not sure about the proper meaning of the word and whether it will fit your text. adpots hints proposes affects imitates refers announces implies reflects assumes insinuates reiterates betrays mentions represents broadcasts mimes resembles commends mimics resonates communicates mirrors reveals declares mocks reverberates denotes notifies signifies designates offers spoofs divulges parallels steers echoes parodies stimulates emulates parrots suggests exposes poses tells fakes pretends touts feigns proclaims

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Smut Marathon 2018: Results round 6

With round 6, we have reached the last round of the classification, where writers could accumulate points to help them through to the elimination rounds (rounds 7 -10) of the Smut Marathon. As from round 7, those with the least votes will be knocked out of the race. The number of writers per round is as follows: Round 7: 20 Round 8: 15 Round 9: 10 Round 10: 7 This means that today, five writers will leave the Smut Marathon. I am proud of each and every writer in the marathon, of those who go through but also those who are knocked out. There are some writers that have shown such a huge growth from the moment they started in

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Smut Marathon 2018: Voting Round #6

Twenty-five writers started writing when they received the sixth assignment, and twenty-five writers have sent in a story for this round. You cannot imagine just how happy that makes me! And it makes me even happier to tell you that these writers have all been SO creative with the assignment! The assignment The assignment for round 6 is: “fortune cookie” The story had to be a maximum of 650 words. What should you do now? Read all entries – you have a week to do so – and vote for the three stories you like best. You have to vote for three – no less, no more. Don’t forget to click the ‘Finish Survey’ button when you have made your

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