Dragon Knight Chronicles: Halloween Themed Writing Contest September 1, 2013 - October 31, 2013
First Place - Beware... A Seasonal Treat
September-October Contest Prompt
This bi-monthly contest will open September 1, 2013 and will run to October 31, 2013.
Think dark fantasy as the genre of choice for this contest theme. We want eerie, tasteful stories that will put our readers in the Halloween spirit. The creatures of the night can range from anything that pops into your head. They can range from vampires, werewolves, goblins, witches and warlocks, etc.
The plot for your story is “fight of triumph over darkness”. It is a traditional Dark vs. Light themed story. A good example would be “Hansel & Gretel”.
Good luck, with your story and please stick to the writing guidelines posted under the contest page. Thank you.
The guidelines are as follows make sure to read them carefully:
*1,500 word limit for each submission, this will not include the title.
*At the present time it will be only one entry per person per competition.
*Previous, winners cannot enter one month after winning.
*Once you submit your story you can’t re-submit or entry will be disqualified.
*Any story submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.
*Each story must be the author’s original, not previously published in print/online.
*Entries cannot be published anywhere or during the term of the competition.
*All stories will remain the property of the author.
*Times New Roman 12pt font
*Place full name, word count and email in upper left corner of main page.
*Place full name and word count on additional pages.
The First Place Winner, will have their stories published in “Dragon Knight Chronicles; 1st Edition Variety Collection” it will be published in soft cover and e-book format, and will be published through Lighteningsource.com. The First Place Winner will also have their stories posted up on Dragon Knight Chronicles blog and the Linkedin.com group page, as a short introduction to help wet the readers appetite for the final book . Happy writing, everyone! Good Luck!
The Fist Place Winner, will be posted up on the blog, linkedin.com group page, and writerscafe.org page, between the 12th and 20th of the month following the closing deadline. We will also be contacting the winners by email to discuss the publishing process of their story.
Created Sep 5, 2013