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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

March short story contest -FREE entry.

By J.R. Wagner

The Satirical Vampirical

Contest category: Short Story
Type: Paranormal
Deadline: March 10
Entry fee: $0.00 (FREE!)


Word count Maximum: 500

Prompt: Write...a satire...about vampires. Now is your chance to poke fun at all the vampire romance stories out there! Enjoy and make it funny!

PLEASE read the contest rules HERE (you can also find them below)

I STRONGLY RECOMMEND reading the scoring rubric (found in the contest rules). It will tell you exactly how each submission will be scored. There will be a bonus of up to ten points based on how funny it is (not in rubric)

Amazon gift cards and signed books!
First place: $100.00 and one signed copy of Exiled
Second place: $50.00 and one signed copy of Exiled
Third place: $25.00 and one signed copy of Exiled

Contest rules: 

  • Entries must be emailed to contest@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
  • Previous winners are excluded from being considered for prizes
  • 500 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. (up to five bonus points if you make the reader laugh out  loud) 

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