Well, it's been rumored that the emoticon community is dead (or in deep hibernation). I think the participation in the VP-NaNoEmo kinda hints to that. But, we won't be deterred!
Only a handful of entries, but some awesome ones. Week 2
Remember, it is not necessary to make 4 emotes during the event. Even one is fine. So, if you want to jump on board, do it.
VP NaNoEmo 2015I had hoped to get this journal up a few days ago, but my 9-to-5 was being difficult (literally several days where I got home after 10 pm). Nonetheless, it's here! An emoticon community event which focuses on "visual purpose" pieces -- namely emoticons that are meant to be "pictures" and admired simply for their art value. Not "chat-friendly" which are often used to show expression, tone, and emotion in comments and journals.
I always think to write up a new journal for the event, but honestly I simply couldn't do a better job than Synfull did years ago, when the event first launched. So, I will re-post her words. I'm sad to announce that due to other commitments and time limitations, Synfull will not be co-hosting the event this year.
As many of you will know, this group, NaNoEmo hosts a fun emote-a-day style challenge every November to match up with NaNoWriMo in the literature community. Over the last 2 years we have had a fair n