|Swap Coordinator:||julief (contact)|
|Swap categories:||Challenges Letters & Writing|
|Number of people in swap:||15|
|Last day to signup/drop:||June 5, 2008|
|Date items must be sent by:||July 14, 2008|
|Number of swap partners:||1|
This is Round 3 of the US Only Journal W/a Twist Swap. I am also hosting an International Version. http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/14942
For this swap you will have one partner and keep a journal for one month. During this time you will write at least twenty entries (but feel free to write more). Each entry should contain at least one page of text. Text could be a story, a poem, a couple paragraphs about your day - whatever you feel like writing.
Here's the twist: each entry should also contain an "extra." Extras could include an illustration, a recipe, a collage, a photograph, a song (you could make a complimentary mix cd), a little something that you picked up that day (brochure, piece of candy, etc), or whatever else you can come up with. The extras can vary by day, so you could have a song for the first day, a recipe for the second day, and a photograph for the third, etc.
Extras can either be glued into the journal (think recipes, photographs, etc) or packed in the box with the journal (think mixed cd, sweets, etc). However, for things that are packed in the box, please note which entry they are for.
*I've received several questions on the monetary value of extras. It's impossible to say what each extra should be worth, but I do think it's necessary for there to be an assortment. There should be at least a few that are higher value (either money-wise, think $3-5 USD or effort-wise, think a handmade object, etc). I hope this clarifies it a bit, but if you have any further questions, please message me.
Basically the intent of this swap is to create a journal stuffed full of interesting text and goodies. You will send the journal to your partner after one month and they will keep it.
The journal itself can be any size. It can be store bought or handmade.
Please remember to give out hearts for extra "extras" and anything really that goes above and beyond.
This swap is a big commitment. It will require a commitment so the restrictions are as follows: You must have a rating of at least 4.8. You may not have any "no sends" for the past two months. I don't like banning people, but I want to ensure that everyone who puts forth the effort for this swap receives a quality journal in return.
Due to problems in other journal swaps I've hosted, I reserve the right to skip any person before the send by date. This means, I reserve the right to contact the person who sends to that swapper and have them instead send to the swapper's partner, thereby skipping them. I would not do this lightly, but I will not hesitate to do it if the person's ratings fall significantly, they fail to send out multiple swaps, or they do not sign into swap-bot for 2+ weeks. I would hate to do this, but if it becomes necessary I will. This is a big swap and I don't want people disappointed because they worked really hard on their journal and received nothing in return.
I think that covers everything. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
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