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Thu Aug 14, 2014, 7:14 PM by neurotype:iconneurotype:




As part of the literature gallery restructure, there were a few new categories we wanted to add. We're happy to announce these are available now, with assistance from the wonderful Moonbeam13:

Literature > Characters & Settings > Plot Outlines & Synopses
A description of the overarching plot, or synopsis summarizing the main elements of the story, usually one page or less. Actual stories belong in Prose.

Literature > Prose > Fiction > Historical
Original works that are set in a known historical period, but feature fictional characters or events (e.g. alternate history). Alternative technology such as steampunk should be submitted to Science Fiction.

Literature > Scripts & Screenplays > Comic Scripts
Original scripts written for a graphic novel/comic format.

You may notice there are no example thumbnails...that's because we're waiting for your properly categorized submissions. Wink wink hint hint.

Please spread the word. And if you have any questions about using these, or run into issues (note that *.doc submissions are not, and have never been, allowed), please let us know!

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:icontara-e-h:
Tara-E-H Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014
Great to see that historical fiction finally has its own subcategory!
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Cinestress Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Professional Filmographer
Woo!  I can submit my comic script!
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:iconneurotype:
neurotype Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Please do! :la:
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:iconilluminara:
illuminara Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
:clap: Sounds good to me!

Most of my writing fits into extremely niche categories like "decopunk" (is that even an official thing?) but calling them sci-fi is close enough. :XD:
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:iconneurotype:
neurotype Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:lol: I don't even know when that would be...1920s??
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:iconilluminara:
illuminara Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Yep. :nod: Basically any story where it's important for the tech to be as beautiful as it is functional, deco style. Like Legend of Korra. 
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:iconneurotype:
neurotype Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Aaah that's an interesting concept. What powers it?
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:iconilluminara:
illuminara Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Electricity ... or, you know, all the amazing analogue tech that didn't need electricity at all. Architecture is a pretty big part of it too. I like to think of it as writing from a time or alternate history I'd actually like to live in. As opposed to a lot of dystopias, fantasies, and historical fiction that make great stories but I'd never visit even on an all-expensive-paid vacation. :XD:
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:iconneurotype:
neurotype Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:giggle: Oooh. Haha, fair!
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:iconspatzchen:
Spatzchen Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014
I personally love the Plot Outlines & Synopses one, but I'm cringing on the inside thinking about how it'll get used and abused. :( Probably no more than the other categories, but it was what popped into my head. Heart 
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:icontiganusi:
tiganusi Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Professional
needs more Poetry > Wank, dammit.
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:iconneurotype:
neurotype Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Free Verse is on its way bby
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:icontiganusi:
tiganusi Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Professional
so's your mother.
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:iconneurotype:
neurotype Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
that bitch
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:iconmaxnort:
maxnort Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014   Writer
this, I can support fully.

I remember talk of the removal of certain categories some time ago.

This is NOT like that. this is just adding categories to cover additional types of writing that previously might not have been eligible for even a daily deviation recognition.

full speed ahead, in my opinion.
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:iconneurotype:
neurotype Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, if the category doesn't exist no one will hold it against you.
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:iconmaxnort:
maxnort Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014   Writer
so, "Lit-Ravings-Lunatic" won't be added as a category, and I can still mis-categorize my  ...  stuff?

nice!
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:iconneurotype:
neurotype Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Precisely!
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:iconnichrysalis:
Nichrysalis Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Awesome. All great categories to have. :heart:
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:iconliliwrites:
LiliWrites Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Am I understanding that we can submit comics to lit now? Or just the wording from them? Cuz that would be a bit useless lol
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:iconneurotype:
neurotype Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Comic scripts, a la Alan Moore or whomever you like.
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:iconjzlobo:
JZLobo Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I like the Historical Fiction category. I probably won't ever use it, but it still fills a niche.
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A-Shadow-Rose Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I like! :clap:
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