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Dawn Felagund ([personal profile] dawn_felagund) wrote in [community profile] silwritersguild2017-04-15 01:14 pm
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A Woman's Sceptre Challenge | April 15 - May 10

Silmarillion Writers Guild Womans Sceptre Challenge April 15 through May 10

“Taught from their infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.”
~ Mary Wollstonecraft

This month, we consider the sceptres that women hold: sceptres of beauty in the forms of the pens and brushes that they use to represent their experiences as art, and literal sceptres of power, often wrested from the unwilling, that they use to establish justice for themselves and their sisters.

Each participant will receive a quote from a woman who has advanced the cause of women's rights or participation of women in the arts. Although we are offering this challenge alongside Legendarium Ladies April, your response does not have to be about a female character. (Also--please feel free to use your challenge quote in combination with this month's wonderful Legendarium Ladies April prompts, or write or include a poem as part of Poetry Month!) You may use all or part of your quote in any way that you choose in responding to the challenge. Challenge responses must be posted to the SWG archive by May 10 to be eligible for a stamp.

If you wish to participate in this month's challenge, leave a comment here or on our LiveJournal, drop us an ask on our tumblr, or email us at moderator@silmarillionwritersguild.org.
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[personal profile] zdenka 2017-04-15 11:21 pm (UTC)(link)
One for me, please!
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[personal profile] jenni_blog 2017-04-17 01:07 pm (UTC)(link)
Could I have one too, please? :)
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[personal profile] jenni_blog 2017-04-18 05:38 pm (UTC)(link)
Thanks Dawn! That is an awesome quote. Now I just have to find the perfect character(s) to write about. ;P