| Featured Folder: Members are not allowed to submit to this folder. Every week a different Admin will choose four deviations that they loved to be placed into this folder until the following week. Your deviation can also be placed here if you win in our Fortnightly Prompt or you win one of our contests.|
ITU Contest Folder: is specifically for entries into current contests. It will be opened at the beginning of the contest and closed at the end. For your entry to be accepted you must include our group name with a link to the contest and the prompt used as well as your word count in your Author's Description.
Prompt Submissions: is for Prompt Submissions only. In order for your entry to be accepted you much write following the theme. In your Author's Description you must include the prompt you used and the name of our group.
Excerpts: is for excerpts from a novel, novella or short story. It can be a scene or chapter from a story you have in progress. If you submit a chapter it does not need to be in order although if it is the first completed chapter of your story it needs to go in either our Fiction - Novellas Folder or our Fiction - Novels Folder.
Fiction - Novellas - Part One Only: is for works that are exceed or match 10,000 words to 70,000 words. You may ONLY SUBMIT the first part. For your benefit please provide a link to the next installment in your Author's Description to provide easier access for deviants who wish to read more.
Fiction - Novels - Part One or Chapter One Only: is for a fictional prose narrative of considerable length, typically having a plot that is unfolded by the actions, speech, and thoughts of the characters. For the purpose of this group you must have the intention of exceeding 70,000. For your benefit please provide a link to the next installment in your Author's Description to provide easier access for deviants who wish to read more.
Fiction - Short Stories: is for prose that has a fully developed theme that is between 1,000 to 9,000 words.
Flash Fiction and Vignettes: A Vignette is a brief descriptive scene that does not contain a plot and is usually used to set the scene or provide an in-depth look at a character. Flash Fiction pieces have a plot, theme and character development. These works are below 1,000 words.
Mature Folder: is for any works that have a Mature Tag placed on the deviation. For the purpose of this folder Mature means using graphic and implied sexual scenes, excessive violence and gore, ideologically sensitive content and an unnecessary amount of vulgarity and profanity. This folder is for mature minded people only and should only be read by such. If your story does not have a plot line, theme or character depth then it will not be accepted. This folder is for both poetry and prose.
Non-Fiction: is for factual narrations. Only works that are understood to be true at the time of posting are accepted into this folder. You may post both poetry and prose as long it is understood that the work you post into this folder is the 100% truth.
Poetry - Fixed Form: is for poetry that follows a set pattern, even if it doesn't fit with the traditional forms. These forms can include but are not limited to Sonnets, Villanelles, Haiku's and Concrete Poetry. These patterns can be for any of the following:
Line Length Repetition
External/End Rhyme Scheme
Internal Rhyme Scheme
Poetry - Free Verse: is poetry which doesn't use rhyme or a meter pattern and can take on a more conversational style. This includes, but is not limited to Urban and Spoken Word as well as Visual and Found Poetry.
Poetry - Lyrical: is for poetry written as lyrics for a song though does not require a melody. Lyrical poetry usually has a specific rhyming and meter scheme but it is entirely up to the writer whether or not they follow it. This also includes the following styles: Odes, Pastoral Poetry and poetry written to resemble works like the Iliad or Odyssey.
Scripts and Screenplays: are works that can total over 200 pages. These include concrete, concise descriptions of setting, costumes, and generic descriptions of characters. The dialogue should further a plot. You may ONLY SUBMIT the first part or Complete first draft of your work. For your benefit please provide a link to the next installment in your Author's Description to provide easier access for deviants who wish to read more.