Looking for a Writing Challenge?

Wanna be the next Readers’ Award Winner?

If you want to put your writing skills to the test, send us a message – using the email address you use on WordPress – at vipcircle.mugstale@gmail.com. We will then send you an invitation to become a featured author.

Once you have accepted our invitation to contribute to Mug’s Tale, you can submit your posts anytime before the deadline, they will be proofread by one of our editors and published on Mug’s Tale – provided they answer the bi-weekly theme.


 

Here comes the Weekly Writing Workshop Schedule for the winter season:

– Workshop #31. December 21st – March 21st – “Heart Warming Tale” – “Récit qui réchauffe le coeur” (Quarterly Special – Winter Season)

– Workshop #32. January 1st – January 15 – “Running Away” – “S’enfuir”

Workshop #33. January 15 – January 31 – “Deleted / Erased” – “Supprimé / Effacé”

– Workshop #34. February 1st – February 15 – “A Mosaic” – “Une Mosaïque”

– Workshop #35. February 1st – February 28 – “Slipped” – “Glissé / Echappé”

– Workshop #36. March 1st – March 15 – “Broken / Shattered” – “Cassé / Brisé”

– Workshop #37. March 15 – March 31 – “Out of Breath” – “A bout de souffle / Essoufflé”


 

For more information check out our Weekly Writing Workshop page.

If those themes don’t inspire you, check out our Featured Challenges page.


Want to write without the pressure of a contest?

We have picked a lot of themes for you to explore, check out our Featured Challenges page.

There again, if you want to submit a text, send us an email at vipcircle.mugstale@gmail.com.

Grand News!

Mug’s Tale Weekly Writing Workshop is Back!

Come check out our weekly themes and enter the challenges by sending your texts along with a title, your pen name and your email address to:

vipcircle.mugstale@gmail.com.

We would be delighted to read you!

B. & N.

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Les Ateliers d’écriture de Mug’s Tale sont de retour!

Venez découvrir nos thèmes hebdomadaires et prenez part aux défi en nous envoyant vos textes, accompagnés d’un titre, de votre nom d’auteur et de votre adresse e-mail à :

vipcircle.mugstale@gmail.com.

Ce serait une joie de vous lire!

B. & N.


Our Weekly Writing Workshop’s Themes – Les Thèmes de nos ateliers d’écriture

Workshop #30. December 29 – January 5 – “Scarf” / “Echarpe”

Workshop #29. December 22 – December 29 – “Recovered” / “Rétabli”

Workshop #28. December 1st – December 31- “Failure” / “Echec”

Workshop #27. December 1st – December 31 – “Success” / “Succès”

Workshop #26. November 24 – December 1st – “Postponing” / “Remettre à plus tard”

Workshop #25. November 17 – November 24 – “Restricted access” / “Accès restreint”

DIRECTIONS: You are in a historic building. There is a staircase whose access is forbidden to the public. What is up there?

INSTRUCTIONS: Vous êtes dans un bâtiment historique. Il y a un escalier dont l’accès est interdit aux visiteurs. Qu’y a-t-il en haut?

Visit the Weekly Writing Workshop’s Page

 

This Week’s Readers’ Award Nominees are…

To Your Keyboards, To Your Mice! Read Up, Click and Comment!

A vos claviers, à vos souris! Lisez, cliquez et commentez!

Workshop #22. July 31 – August 6 – “Expectations”.

Atelier #22. Du 31 juillet au 6 août – “Attentes/espérances”

  • Text #1 –Echo, by B.  (in English and in French) (en anglais et en Français)
  • Texte #2 – Ce qu’on voit…, par Ninefifteen (en français)
  • Texte #3 – Le messager, par françois1986 (en français)

 


You have read them all already? You have got options now…

Vous les avez lus déjà? Ils vous reste des options à présent….

  1. Got a favorite? Take you pick!
  2. Like them all, click them all!
  3. Really love a text? Why not share your impressions with the author by leaving a comment. It will be answered and greatly appreciated!
  1. Vous avez une préférence? Choisissez!
  2. Vous les aimez tous, cliquez les tous!
  3. Vous adorez un texte? Pourquoi ne pas partager vos impressions avec l’auteur en laissant un commentaire. L’auteur vous répondra et sera touché par votre geste.

Once again thank you!

Encore une fois merci!

We appreciate you and every moment you spare to bring your support to our blog, and our authors’ work!

Nous apprécions votre présence et tous les moments que vous consacrez à apporter votre soutien à notre blog et au travail de nos auteurs!

 

Mug’s Tale’s Readers’ Awards – Our Second Wave of Winners

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WWW – The Readers’ Awards

Here comes the long awaited post. I apologise for the delay in passing along the information. It turns out family, friends, working, writing, and blogging is time consuming. Life is keeping us pretty busy, here at Mug’s Tale. That said, it does not diminish our commitment to this amazing community. We love the energy here and our lovely, mega-talented authors. Here is a post about them and their fantastic work!

Click on and read any text(s) you would like. 


And the winners are…

  • WWW#10: The winner of the tenth Readers’ Award exploring the theme “Stain” is – La Tache, by Ninefifteen. (in French) (6likes = 6points)
  • WWW#12: The winner of the twelfth Readers’ Award exploring the theme “Random Words” is – Sinistre Sirène, by B. (in French) (6 likes + 2 points/10words = 8 points)
  • WWW#13: The winner of the thirteenth Readers’ Award exploring the theme “Borrow” is – Borrowed, by Garry Vakarian. (in English)(7 likes + 3 comments = 22points)
  • WWW#14: The winner of the fourteenth Readers’ Award exploring the theme “Never Say Never” is – L’Effet surprise, by B.  (in French) (8 likes + 1 comment = 13 points)
  • WWW#15: The winner of the fifteenth Readers’ Award exploring the theme “Far Away” is – Terre de Lumière by B.  (in French) (5 likes)
  • WWW#16: The winner of the sixteenth Readers’ Award exploring the theme “Partners in Crime” is – Letter to the Sheriff by B.  (in English) (9 likes + 2 comments = 19 points)
  • WWW#17: The winner of the seventeenth Readers’ Award exploring the theme “Padlock” is – Road to Hell, by Hailie Andersen. (in English) (7 likes + 1 comment = 12 points)
  • WWW#18: The winner of the eighteenth Readers’ Award exploring the theme “Forgive Me” is – Instead of You, by B.  (in English) (9 likes + 3 comments = 24 points)
  • WWW#20: The winners of the twentieth Readers’ Award exploring the theme “A Key” are – Jo1 – Good Bye World, by Hailie Andersen. (in English) (12 likes + 1 comment = 17 points) and La Forteresse, by Ninefifteen (in French) (7 likes + 2 comments = 17 points)

Congratulations again to our MUGtastically talented authors! 


 

Looking for a Writing Challenge?

Wanna be the next Readers’ Award Winner?

If you want to put your writing skills to the test, send us an short email – using the email address you use on WordPress – at vipcircle.mugstale@gmail.com. We will then send you an invitation to become a featured author.

Once you have accepted our invitation to contribute to Mug’s Tale, you can submit your posts anytime before the deadline, they will be proofread by one of our editors and published on Mug’s Tale – provided they answer the weekly theme.

There are five running themes at the moment :

  • Workshop #11 “Werewolves” until August 18th
  • Workshop #23 “Disappointed” until August 13th
  • Workshop #24. “Perfume / scent / smell” until August 21st
  • Workshop #25. “Restricted Access” until August 29th (visit our Weekly Writing Workshop page for further directions on this one)
  • Workshop #26. “Postponing” until September 3rd

For more information check out our Weekly Writing Workshop page.

If those themes don’t inspire you, check out our Featured Challenges page.


Want to write without the pressure of a contest?

We have picked a lot of themes for you to explore, check out our Featured Challenges page.

There again, if you want to submit a text, send us an email at vipcircle.mugstale@gmail.com.

Looking for a Writing Challenge?

Wanna be the next Readers’ Award Winner?

If you want to put your writing skills to the test, send us an short email – using the email address you use on WordPress – at vipcircle.mugstale@gmail.com. We will then send you an invitation to become a featured author.

Once you have accepted our invitation to contribute to Mug’s Tale, you can submit your posts anytime before the deadline, they will be proofread by one of our editors and published on Mug’s Tale – provided they answer the weekly theme.

There are three running themes at the moment :

  • Workshop #11 “Werewolves” until August 18th
  • Workshop #22 “Expectations” until August 6th
  • Workshop #23 “Disappointed” until August 13th

For more information check out our Weekly Writing Workshop page.

If those themes don’t inspire you, check out our Featured Challenges page.


Want to write without the pressure of a contest?

We have picked a lot of themes for you to explore, check out our Featured Challenges page.

There again, if you want to submit a text, send us an email at vipcircle.mugstale@gmail.com.

Looking For a Writing Challenge?

Wanna be the next Readers’ Award Winner?

If you want to put your writing skills to the test, send us an email at vipcircle.mugstale@gmail.com and submit your posts before the deadline.

There are two running themes at the moment :

  • Workshop #11 “Werewolves” until May 21st
  • Workshop #13 “Borrowed” April 20 to April 30
  • Workshop #14 “Never Say Never” April 27 to May 7

For more information check out our Weekly Writing Workshop page.

If those themes don’t inspire you, check out our Featured Challenges page.


Want to write without the pressure of a contest?

We have picked a lot of themes for you to explore, check out our Featured Challenges page.

If you are into picture taking and writing, check out our Inspiring Photographs page.

There again, if you want to submit a text, send us an email at vipcircle.mugstale@gmail.com.