Where in the World is Project REUTSway?

Where in the World is Project REUTSway?

Usually around this time of year the team at REUTS would be hard at work promoting the 3rd annual Project REUTSway short story competition. So why have we been tight-lipped and silent about it, especially with November just around the corner? While we are hard at work, we have been intentionally keeping things under-wraps. When PRW […]

Introducing…The Project REUTSway 2013 FINALISTS!!!

Posted by on Dec 29, 2013 in Nano, Project REUTSway, REUTS, Submissions | 19 Comments

First, we fed your blood thirst with “Bloody Ever After.” Then, we showed you the ugly side of death with “The Ugly Dead.” Then, we brought you to hell and back with “Fairy Tales from Hell.” And finally, we changed your perspective on happily ever after with “Shifty Stories to Read in the Dark.” Now, it’s time […]

Project REUTSway Challenge #4: Shifty Stories to Read in the Dark – Introducing…This Week’s Top Looks!

Posted by on Dec 1, 2013 in Nano, Project REUTSway, REUTS | 2 Comments

Thank you to all who participated in the fourth and FINAL challenge of Project REUTSway 2013! With your help, we smashed…destroyed…completely decimated the 50k word count for NaNoWriMo, clocking in at just under 700,000 words. Ooh-da-lally! (Not bad for a mere 30 days of work, right? Even less, when you cut out the time in between submission […]

Project REUTSway Challenge #4: Shifty Stories to Read in the Dark

Challenge #4: Shifty Stories to Read in the Dark Dates: 11/24 – 12/2 Submission Deadline: 11/29 at 11:59pm EST – *due to the US Thanksgiving holiday, the usual submission window has been extended!* Category: YA / NA Story Basis: Any “classic” fairy tale (Grimm Brothers, Hans Christen Andersen, Disney, etc.) – you can play with […]

Project REUTSway Challenge #3: Fairy Tales From Hell – Introducing, This Week’s TOP LOOKS!

Thank you to all who participated in the third challenge of Project REUTSway 2013! With your help, we’ve gotten to the point where we don’t even want to TELL people what our collective word count is, because we’re making the other NaNoWrimo groups look bad. (Psst, it’s well over 700,000 by now.) BUT WAIT. We’re not […]

Marketing Monday: The Art of the Press Release

For those of you who aren’t familiar with the inner-workings of the publicity business, 90% of the time new authors are put in charge of writing their own press releases. Even if you do eventually end up reaching the level of success where you can hire someone to do it for you, it’s actually STILL […]

Project REUTSway Challenge #3: Fairy Tales from Hell

Challenge #3: Fairy Tales from Hell Dates: 11/17 – 11/23 Submission Deadline: 11/21 at 11:59pm EST Due to technical difficulties, the VIP Alert did not send this week, and the Challenge 3 Submission Deadline has been extended to 11/22 at 9:00am EST. Category: YA / NA Story Basis: Any “classic” fairy tale (Grimm Brothers, Hans Christen […]

Project REUTSway Challenge #2: The Ugly Dead – Introducing, this week’s TOP LOOKS!

Thank you to all who participated in the second challenge of Project REUTSway 2013! With your help, we managed to hit 400,000 words in less than 14 days and effectively, collectively DESTROY NaNoWriMo’s word count requirement. BUT WAIT. We’re not going to stop there, oh no. We’re going to keep RIGHT ON running with all of this fabulous creativity, […]

Project REUTSway – Challenge #2: The Ugly Dead

Challenge #2 Theme: The Ugly Dead Dates: 11/10 – 11/16 Submission Deadline: 11/14 at 11:59pm EST Category: YA or NA only please, no MG or Adult Story Basis: Any “classic” fairy tale (Grimm Brothers, Hans Christen Andersen, Disney, etc.) Genre(s): Paranormal / Contemporary / Historical / Humor / Romance / Any combination thereof Theme of the […]

Project REUTSway Challenge #1 – Bloody Ever After: Introducing, this Week’s TOP LOOKS!

Posted by on Nov 9, 2013 in Nano, Project REUTSway, REUTS | 2 Comments

Thank you to all who participated in the first challenge of Project REUTSway 2013! With your help, we managed to hit 50,000 words in less than three days and collectively “win” NaNoWriMo. BUT WAIT. We’re not going to stop there, oh no. We’re going to keep RIGHT ON running with all of this fabulous creativity, […]