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Bamboo Shoots rules and regs for August : )
Thursday, August 02, 2018 9:29:28 PM
Okay, below are the titles and opening pieces of the July entries. This month, your entry will be a 100-word addition to one of these openings. You can continue your own, or you can choose another one. ...
Okay, we're changing it up for the July writing contest : )
Tuesday, July 03, 2018 1:36:41 AM
Aha! Tell me you were expecting that you could write a haiku, 100-word, or 1000-word piece this month. That I'd list a bunch of themes. You were thinking that, right? Okay. Sorry. No. I'm ...
Holy S**t! June writing contest winners : )
Tuesday, July 03, 2018 12:53:42 AM
Okay, it's obvious you folks are all cooking with gas now. Doreen B., I wanted to give you thirty Bamboo Bucks this time, but I talked to my bosses and they said, "What? You crazy? You tink ...
Rules and Regs for June -- like as if you didn't know them already : )
Monday, June 04, 2018 6:18:04 PM
All right, friends -- in what seems to have turned into a fun monthly exercise for you all -- here we go
You can write a
"Haiku" -- or whatever you think a "Haiku" is
Or you ...
May writing contest winners -- WoooHooo!
Monday, June 04, 2018 5:53:43 PM
Wow, laulau. One of the greatest months in the eight years of this contest. Hey, huge congratulations to Jim Harstad, Doreen B., Darrel, Homelessinhonolulu, and Rbibeau. You guessed it. Each of you ...
Hey, let's write for May : )
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 8:24:49 AM
Okay, if you haven't memorized the guidelines already, remember that you can write
or you can write
a piece that is EXACTLY 100 words
or you can write
a piece that is EXACTLY ...
April writing contest winners : )
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 8:02:07 AM
Year of the writers! Congratulations to Jim Harstad and Rbibeu. You are the April winners in the Great Bamboo Ridge Year of the Dog Writing Contest. As usual, you receive ten Bamboo Bucks that you ...
Da good ole rules fo da April writing contes : )
Tuesday, April 03, 2018 11:31:00 AM
Eh, we get some writers now, uh? Everybody cooking wit gas. So how dis sound to you? Dis month you can write -- tree guesses and two no count --
or you can write . . . got it?
April winners for The Year of the Dog Writing Contest : )
Tuesday, April 03, 2018 11:16:33 AM
Congratulations to the hometown team, Doreen B., Homelessinhonolulu, Jim Harstad, and Darrel. You are all our winners for March. As usual you have each won ten sacred Bamboo Bucks to spend wisely at ...
Rules and themes for the March writing contest : )
Sunday, March 04, 2018 10:00:40 PM
Happy Year of the Dog! A new year. Our contest rolls on. The rules remain the same. You can write a
or you can write a piece that is EXACTLY 100 words long
or you can write a piece ...
Year of the Rooster writing contest winners for February : )
Sunday, March 04, 2018 9:44:24 PM
Congratulations to Rbibeau, Piihonua(On faith. Really hope you provide a translation for those who do not know Hawaiian, so we can learn), Homelessinhonolulu, Darrel, and Categable. You're all winners ...
Rules and themes for the February writing contest : )
Thursday, February 01, 2018 7:38:44 PM
Okay, it's a new month and a new chance to publish your great work. Remember, you never know. One of your pieces may get published in a future issue of [i]Bamboo Ridge[i]. I'm sure you're ...
January writing contest winner : )
Thursday, February 01, 2018 6:33:06 PM
Congratulations to Homelessinhonolulu. You are the January winner for the Great Bamboo Ridge Year of the Rooster Writing Contest. You've won 10 Bamboo Bucks that you can spend in our online store. ...
Write on into the new year with this month's contest rules and regs
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 9:36:00 PM
Happy New Year to all. I hope that your 2018 will be filled with great writing sessions. Here are the guidelines for January.
Hey, guess what? You can
write a haiku
Or you can
write a piece ...
December Year of the Rooster Writing Contest winners : )
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 9:16:26 PM
Congratulations to Jim Harstad, DoreenB, Darrel, HomelessinHonolulu, and RBIBEAU. You're all winners for our December writing contest. As always, you've won the much treasured 10 Bamboo Bucks. ...
December Year of the Rooster Writing Contest Rules and Regs : )
Sunday, December 03, 2017 9:29:56 PM
Yes, it's that holiday-ze time of year when all hell breaks loose on O'ahu roads. Add rain, and you've got a perpetual display of how bad drivers can be on this island. I mean REALLY bad ...
November Year of the Rooster Contest winners : )
Sunday, December 03, 2017 9:03:24 PM
Congratulations to Jim Harstad, DoreenB, Homelessinhonolulu, and Darrel. You are the November winners for The Year of the Rooster Writing Contest. You have each won 10 Bamboo Bucks to spend in our online ...
November Year of the Rooster Writing Contest Rules : )
Saturday, November 04, 2017 8:16:04 AM
Aloha and a very Happy November to all of you. I hope October was a good month. Here are the guidelines for this month's writing contest. Yup, they're the same as usual.
You can write a ...
October Year of the Rooster Writing Contest Winners : )
Saturday, November 04, 2017 8:02:00 AM
Congratulations to Darrel and Jim Harstad. You are the October winners for The Year of the Rooster Writing contest. You have each won 10 Bamboo Bucks to spend in our online store. Just mention that ...
October writing contest rules : )
Friday, October 06, 2017 3:33:22 PM
Okay, you know the drill. You can write
or a piece that is exactly 100 words
or a piece that is exactly 2000 words.
Here are the triggers for October: