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Saturday, September 15, 2012

October Writing Contest details

It's that time again!

 Get out your pens and get writing!  Great prizes await (and it is free to enter!)

October 2012 short story contest
Contest:                   Short Story
Type:  Fan Fiction Short Story (Chapter .5)
Deadline:   October 10 
Entry fee: $0.00 (FREE!)


Word count Maximum: 1000
Prompt: Write your version of what happened BEFORE the first chapter of Exiled.  I want to see your version if there were a chapter BEFORE chapter one. If you don't have a copy of Exiled, chapter one is available for free below. You can also listen to the audio version of chapter one HERE.

You can purchase a hard copy of Exiled
You can purchase the eBook for your Kindle HERE

PLEASE read the contest rules

I STRONGLY RECOMMEND reading the scoring rubric (found in the contest rules). It will tell you exactly how each submission will be scored.


First place:
$25 Amazon gift card, One signed copy of Exiled, $30 to spend at The Never Chronicles store

Second place
: $20 Amazon gift card, One signed copy of Exiled, one signed Exiled poster

Most potential award:
One signed copy of Exiled

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 be based upon the events you believe preceded chapter one of Exiled.  No other topic will be considered.
  • 1000 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.
  • Scoring rubric can be found HERE each category is worth ten points.

Chapter One

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