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It’s been a while since I last hosted a writing contest so I think it’s time for another one!

Our theme once again is Micro Fiction.

That’s stories of 500 words or less.

No entry fee required.

Up to 50 entrants will be allowed to compete for fabulous prizes. 

Guidelines are as follows:

1. Must have at least one self-published book (please provide a link in your e-mail)

2. Must be a subscriber to the Amid the Imaginary newsletter

3. Story must be 500 words or less and in one of the genres of the blog (Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Paranormal, Dystopian/Post-Apocalyptic, Steampunk)

4. One entry per person and once submitted the entrant cannot resubmit

5. Story format must be in PDF

DEADLINE to submit: Noon, 12:00 pm (U.S. Central Standard Time) on Monday, August 22nd. No exceptions.

Email your submission to FineFablesPress@gmail.com, Subject: Writing Contest Submission

Be sure to adhere to the guidelines listed above as it may impact the judgement of your entry if you do not.

Contest Judges:

Intisar Khanani, talented Indie author and all around awesome person, currently making huge waves in the book world with her latest Fantasy novel (If you’re curious, my review is here)

Kate Tilton, founder of Kate Tilton’s Author Services, LLC and host of the popular weekly Twitter chat #K8chat (check it out, it’s a lot of fun!)

And me, your friendly neighborhood Hawaiian girl!

On to the prizes!

This writing contest is once again sponsored by the wonderful people over at Tweet Your Books

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They Tweet your book, blog or author website to 550,000 select and genuine users: readers, editors, publishers & writers who follow them on their Twitter accounts.

1st-place-ribbon-998411st Place

  • Sponsored Prize: 30 Day Set & Forget Package: a minimum of 10 Tweets per day for 30 days. 
  • Winning story published in the Amid the Imaginary Fall newsletter and on the blog’s website.
  • 30 day listing on the Amid the Imaginary “Featured Authors” page with spotlight of the book of your choice.
  • Guest post spot or gif interview on Kate Tilton’s blog (for more info on that click here) and a chance to be a guest on #K8chat
  • Guest post spot or character/author interview on Intisar Khanani’s blog

 

2nd2nd Place

  • Honorable mention in the Amid the Imaginary Fall newsletter.
  • Story published on the Amid the Imaginary blog
  • 30 day listing on the Amid the Imaginary “Featured Authors” page with spotlight of the book of your choice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

3rdplace3rd Place

  • Honorable mention in the Amid the Imaginary Fall newsletter.
  • Story published on the Amid the Imaginary blog

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some Legal Stuff: By submitting a story you are granting Fine Fables Press the rights to publish the story online and in the Amid the Imaginary newsletter. The copyright and intellectual property rights remain with you. Please do not submit anything that you do not own the rights to.

We’re looking forward to reading your entries!

Please remember to carefully review the guidelines above. We’ll accept the first 50 submissions, and once again, that deadline to submit is Noon, 12:00 pm (U.S. Central Standard Time) on Monday, August 22nd.

Questions? Please comment on this post or on the Facebook announcement so everyone can see the answers. Technical difficulties? You can e-mail the question to me directly at FineFablesPress@gmail.com

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