Contest Information

SHORT STORY CONTEST
February 15th, 2017

Short Story – $25.00 CAD Prize


Theme:
  It’s cave-dwelling of the future! Something happened and the world, over the last thousands of years, has returned to its pre-human state. You’re one of the few survivors. Tell us about it.

We pulled this contest idea from our Writing Prompts page. To find more FREE prompts, follow this link: https://www.writerscarnival.ca/category/writing-prompts/

We reserve the right to remove entries that break any site rules in regards to abuse, discrimination or x-rated stories. Please see our FAQs for further details

Length:  Minimum of 500 words. Maximum of 1,000 words.

Deadline: February 15th, 2017

Prize:  1st place will win $25.  Second and third place will receive an honourable mention.
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How to Submit:  Using the Dashboard from your Profile Page, go to Posts, Add New.  Fill in the Title and Body, and then type Cave-Contest-2017 in the tags line. Feel free to include another genre tag, too, if you want. Hit Publish.  That’s it!  Make sure to tag it or it won’t show up as an entry.

You MUST nbe an upgraded member to enter this contest.

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NOTICE:
 All decisions are final.  Prize money will be paid via PayPal.  Stories will be judged on aspects of storytelling, so be sure to submit a polished piece.  We will mainly be looking at content and character connection, though.  So more than editing, you need to focus on telling an amazing story that we won’t want to stop reading from the first word to the last.

 

*IMPORTANT* There has to be FIVE entries in order for the contest to move to the judging phase.  If, for some reason, you would like to pull your entry you need to do that from the Dashboard AT LEAST fourty-eight hours BEFORE we announce the winners on February 28th, 2017. Please also use the Contact Us page to let us know that you’ve withdrawn your entry.


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