10 hours ago
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Announcement: Trotsdale and Star City Halloween Stories 2018 Contest
Suggested Theme: Halloween, Spooky, Harvest, or anything appropriate to this time of year.
Suggested Length: 2,000 word maximum
What: Poetry or short story
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Number of submissions: up to 3 per person!
How to submit:
1. Via notecard at one of the following locations in the dropbox
Trotsdale Library, Trotsdale (22/156/25)
The ASA: Sapientia Concha Library, Star City (155/226/63)
2. In a reply on this thread after you have made sure your entry is ready to post.
What we are looking for:
Please no one liners. We will be judging on structure, recognizable characters, dialog, setting, tone, style, and point of view. It is suggested that you also have proof read and edited your submission(s) before turning them in. All submissions must be suitable for PG 13.
Starting pool: 700$L
The amount of $Lindens to be distributed will depend on what is in the prize pool. Hanaarashi Resident will be the holder of the funds. To contribute to the prize pool you can send $L to Hanaarashi Resident, or tip the jar at the dropsites by the submission boxes. If you'd like to donate an item prize (ex: shop gift card) for this or future contests then please send a note to me on this forum, or to Amehana Ishtari (Amehana Arashi) on Second Life.
Number of winners: Up to two!
Judge's Choice winner
Popular Choice winner
People's Choice Award - After the close of the submission period Amehana will make sure that all entries (both via forum and SL notecard) are posted in this thread. A poll will then be set up to allow the People to choose their favorite entry.
Judge's Choice Award - After the close of the submission period Amehana will ensure that all chosen fellow judges have access to all the stories. Judging deadline is yet to be set. Judges will then give their vote as to who they feel the winner should be.