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How to write a prompt?
« on: June 07, 2013, 02:31:26 pm »
Hey, I've been asked to write a prompt (yay!) when I posted in the Introduction forum. Just wondering where I post the prompt? Do I post in the topic I created to introduce myself?
Thanks :)

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Re: How to write a prompt?
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2013, 02:46:41 pm »
Yes, that's the best place to post it, so the person who originally gave you the prompt can see your fine work. :-)

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Re: How to write a prompt?
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2013, 03:26:43 am »
Yes, that's the best place to post it, so the person who originally gave you the prompt can see your fine work. :-)

Thank you very much!

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Re: How to write a prompt?
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2013, 01:08:01 pm »
No problem at all! ;D

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Re: How to write a prompt?
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2013, 04:19:41 am »
Hi! I also started writing a few prompts. I was just wondering, when a member gives you a prompt that ends up warranting a pretty long response, what's the best way to handle that? Do people generally prefer shorter responses? Thanks  8-)

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Re: How to write a prompt?
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2013, 07:17:43 am »
How you write it is entirely up to you.  A writing prompt is a request, not an assignment, and like a crazy question you have the right to politely refuse it if the prompt is not a good fit for you. 

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Re: How to write a prompt?
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2013, 02:02:59 pm »
Hi! I also started writing a few prompts. I was just wondering, when a member gives you a prompt that ends up warranting a pretty long response, what's the best way to handle that? Do people generally prefer shorter responses? Thanks  8-)

How you write it is dependent entirely on your comfort with the subject. If it's too long someone might skip over it, but if they do you'll never know. I heard that they're basically looking for word counts, activity level, and how many people take a notice of you. In any case this crowd seems highly unlikely to tl;dr anything.

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Re: How to write a prompt?
« Reply #7 on: June 20, 2013, 05:45:08 pm »
I heard that they're basically looking for word counts, activity level, and how many people take a notice of you.

*blinks*  Where do people get this stuff?

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Re: How to write a prompt?
« Reply #8 on: June 20, 2013, 06:02:42 pm »
From here.

Thanks though, it need an edit. :D

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Re: How to write a prompt?
« Reply #9 on: June 20, 2013, 06:32:13 pm »
Wow, that actually said we look at how many people notice you?  I know it mentions that we look for activity and a few hundred words.


The things I never notice...  In my defense, I've only been here three years.

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Re: How to write a prompt?
« Reply #10 on: June 20, 2013, 06:38:08 pm »
A most worthy defense. *nodnods* If we ever have a test, I'm likely to fail without my cheat sheet.

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Re: How to write a prompt?
« Reply #11 on: June 22, 2013, 10:07:23 pm »
To be fair, it's hard to interact with people who don't notice you.