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The Vox Box

Calling the Crazies…

It's definately a frenzy....
It's definately a frenzy....

Chris Baty and the Office of Letters and Light is at it again! Did you like the insanity, (but greatness), of NANOWRIMO? Then here comes the next best thing, (even though this pic is from June....) : IT'S Script-Frenzy.

National Novel Writing Month, known as NANOWRIMO, challenged writers everywhere to put on their 'novelist cap' and try their hand at creating a fictional world within a whirlwind marathon month.  Script-Frenzy is a equal challenge worthy for the insane -  crank out "100 pages of scripted material in the month of April."

Why!?!, you ask? Yes - it's a massive crunch of brain power that must be exerted...but you guys are clever! The website, scriptfrenzy.org, inspires us: "Because you have a story to tell. Because you want a creative challenge. Because you'll be disappointed if you missed out on the adventure. Because you need to make time for you." Those are true words if I've ever heard them...

Yup - we've got a pretty open criteria here for Script-Frenzy. This required "Scripted Material" could mean movie...play...graphic novel...even series of TV scripts. Just get pre-writing: April 1st is here in 11 days...

Anyone in this with me? How did you guys fare with NANOWRIMO?

 



In 2006, then-editor Steve Smith of The Spokesman-Review had the idea of starting a publication for an often forgotten audience: teenagers. The Vox Box was a continuation of the Vox, an all-student staffed newspaper published by The Spokesman-Review. High school student journalists who staffed the Vox made all content decisions as they learn about the trade of journalism. This blog's mission was to give students an opportunity to publish their voices. The Vox Box and the Vox wrapped up in June 2009, but you can follow former staffers' new blog at http://voxxiez.blogspot.com.