BrevityQuest. We want your writeups, 300 words or fewer.

  • The quest starts Saturday, July 1, 00:00:00 and ends Monday, July 31, 23:59:99 E2 server time.
  • We're looking for well-crafted fact or fiction, poetry and prose. New writeups only.
  • Post as many submissions as you wish. It is okay to post hidden writeups if you prefer.
  • Quest entries should be labeled as such, and a /msg to confirm is welcome.
  • Bounty will be awarded at 10GP per writeup. A panel of mystery judges will do mysterious judging things. Message Tem42 if you would like to be a judge!

Need some inspiration? Check out the BQ submissions listed in BrevityQuest14, Brevity Quest 2015, and Brevity Quest 2016. Need some counting? Check out the E2 Word Counter.


Entries:

  • Rounding error by Tem42
  • Greenport by futurehog
  • Bud, Not Buddy by Zephronias
  • Round half up by Tem42
  • The Wolf Among Us by Zephronias
  • all we can see is open road, telephone poles, a sun that is always setting by moeyz
  • Mosquito abatement district by Stuart
  • Dawn by moeyz
  • Poison in the morning is still poison, grandma! by Zephronias
  • Dish soap isn't body wash, grandma! by Zephronias
  • Sedevecantism by futurehog
  • The Phoenix Project by Lord Brawl
  • Linkboy by Tem42
  • I am within your base of operations, fatally attacking your conscripts by moeyz
  • to the sound of breaking waves by moeyz
  • punctuated by the tiny scribble of shore birds by moeyz
  • Mia and the Dog by Zephronias
  • Phantasmagoria 2: A Puzzle of Flesh by Zephronias
  • Cunningham's Law by Tem42
  • Vonnegut's rule #3 by moeyz
  • Materva by jmpz
  • Minor planet by Tem42
  • Half-month by Tem42
  • 17776 by Chord
  • The introverted thinker in the garden by lizardinlaw
  • The introverted thinker breaks the rules by lizardinlaw
  • Why you should not be mean by Chord
  • WEIRD by Tem42
  • Mundungus by Tem42
  • I want daisy chains and lazy bees and the smell of rain. by moeyz
  • Self-selection bias by Tem42
  • Survivorship bias by Tem42
  • A Story About Mia and Space by Zephronias
  • An open letter to the Artificial General Intelligence by Pandeism Fish
  • Proposed Brevity Quest Entries from an Andarian Lab Technician by Zephronias
  • Belt by Admin to the goo
  • Belt by The Custodian
  • Oracle AI by Tem42
  • Asteroid Day by Tem42
  • July 13, 2017 by lizardinlaw
  • Mia and the Quarter by Zephronias
  • got a quarter? by lizardinlaw
  • The extroverted feeler and the balcony porch by lizardinlaw
  • Everything by Pandeism Fish
  • As long as there are flowers by etouffee
  • I miss your skin by lizardinlaw
  • Tintamarresque by JD
  • I miss your skin by lizardinlaw
  • I miss your skin by moeyz
  • I miss your skin by Zephronias
  • Ask a Human: Greg Answers #1 by Zephronias
  • Visceral opposition to solar power by Pandeism Fish
  • Submitting art to a juried show by moeyz
  • Quick pitch by mauler
  • dream postal service for intangible items by Silverai_me
  • Floating signifier by Tem42
  • Grief assemblage #1 by moeyz
  • Tell me a story about a burro, standing atop a mesa, surrounded by a flock of geese, being fed by a weathered old man wearing nothing but a Jimmy hat by moeyz
  • A Tale for the Time Being by JD
  • Empire waist by Segnbora-t
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