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Saturday, January 28, 2012

Writing contest update


The scoring rubric is now on my website. (Thank you Hilliard Darby High School)  Be sure to read over it before you submit to make sure you've hit all the necessary scoring criteria.
If you've already submitted and would like to re-submit, that is acceptable.

If you're a visitor to my website or follow on Twitter, you should know by now that I'm hosting another writing contest.  I'll call it my quarterly writing contest since I plan on hosting four per year.  The details, along with being posted on my website, can be found below.

P.S. If you or anyone you know would like to sponsor this writing contest, please contact me at the email address below.

The grading rubric for this contest will be posted soon.  Check back at my website often!

Is that a dragon I hear?
Deadline March 10Type: Short Story 
Prizes: 1st $50.00 amazon gift card, 2nd $25.00 amazon gift card, 

special category: Middle school/high school students-same prizes as above (so yes, you could potentially win both categories (you must be able to Prove you are a student)
 -Prizes likely to go up in value!
No entry fee! No entry fee, NO ENTRY FEE!!
Please read the Contest Rules BEFORE submitting

Click HERE to check out the artist's page who made this awesome picture.

Contest rules:
  • Entries must be emailed to josh@TheNeverChronicles.com
  • All entries must be submitted by midnight on the deadline date
  • Entries must be pasted into the body of an email. NO ATTACHMENTS
  • 12pt font double spaced -normal font (courier new, arial, default email font)
  • No submission limit
  • Early submissions appreciated
  • Your short story MUST contain a dragon as either the protagonist or antagonist.
  • 1500 word Maximum word count
  • Spelling and grammar taken into consideration
  • PG13 stories only please
  • No previously published works (unless self-published)
  • By submitting an entry, you are giving permission for your story to be posted on this website, the J. R. Wagner author blog and the J. R. Wagner author facebook page. If and when they appear in the aforementioned locations, the author(you) will be credited and have the opportunity to provide links to the author's (your) external sites. (websites, blogs, facebook pages etc.)
  • All works are the sole property of the authors.  Reproduction of any kind, without the permission of the author as well as proper citation is strictly prohibited.

As always, stop in to www.TheNeverChronicles.com to see what's new, exciting and fun with the upcoming release of Exiled, book one of The Never Chronicles!  I do give-aways all the time!

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