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Date: 9-28-2015
Word Limit: 1101
Words Written: 21,821

Judges (crits):
*Kaishai
curlingiron
crabrock

Audio Recap: Week 165

This is the time of year when students are settling into academic life. Labor Day has passed, and Thanksgiving is months away. Long weeks of study without respite await. I don't know why I miss this experience when September comes around, but I do, and I'm bringing you back to campus with me by prompting you to write school stories.

Every entry this week should have a hall of learning at its center, within the set defined by elementary school and college (including graduate studies). These don't have to be the most realistic schools in the world. If you want to write about a magical university, do. Put your characters through high school on Aldebaran II, if your heart desires. Tell us about staff squabbles under the ocean, as long as you keep scholastics at the core of your work. I'm looking for stories that wouldn't be the same if the characters weren't teachers, students, or school janitors, and no, "Rural Rentboys" wouldn't qualify.

You may want to keep in mind that while the school experience is different for everyone, I'd rather read about the academic side than about parties, sports, or filming porn in the dorms. Fanfiction, nonfiction, erotica, poetry, and GoogleDocs are verboten.


22 Total Submissions, 6 Total Failures:
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Dishonorable Mention
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Honorable Mention
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Winner
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Loser
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Honorable Mention
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Disqualified
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Failures who signed up but did not submit: