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Ongoing Submissions: 99 Fiction 999 Words Or Less Contest
December 22, 2013
Deadline: December 22nd 2013
Payment: The winner will receive a voucher from Amazon.com or Flipkart.com to the value of $250.00
Why enter our 999 words or less competition?
It’s a great way to start flash fiction or short story writing and develop your style.
Maybe you’re new to writing and you’ve been entering our 99 words or less competition. And now you want to start writing longer pieces. Well, here it is in 999 words or less!!
Can you create a great piece of fiction in 999 words or less from our winning photograph?
Give it a go!!
Our new competition has started!!
Start Date Closing Date Announcement
29 September 2013 22 December 2013 12 January 2014
The 999 words or less fiction competition is a challenge to create a short story inspired by the photograph that has won our photo competition.
The winner will receive a voucher from Amazon.com or Flipkart.com to the value of $250.00 (US or currency of choice) and sent by email to the winner.
The closing time for entries is 7.00pm (EST)/midnight (GMT). Any entries missing the deadline will not be entered into the competition unless at the discretion of 99fiction.net administrator(s).
Please be aware of the time zone in which you live. Briefly, US EST closes at 7.00pm and UK GMT closes Midnight. You may live in a different time zone.
This brilliant photograph was taken by LeePotter!!
Your 999 words or less flash fiction story should be inspired by this photograph!!
· The entrant must be 18 years or older at the date of the competition entry.
· Entries must be in English.
· Entries must be the work of the entrant and must not have been published or accepted for publication elsewhere.
· Entries should not have been published on 99fiction.net or any commercial online form including blogs or personal websites.
· The competition is international.
· Copyright remains with the author.
· The decision of the judges is final.
· The closing date for entries is 7.00pm (EST)/midnight (GMT) on the closing date listed on the competition schedule. Any entries missing the deadline will not be entered into the competition unless at the discretion of 99fiction.net administrator(s).
– The winner will be notified by 99fiction.net by email within three weeks of the closing date). We hope the winner will not disclose until it is announced by 99fiction.net on Twitter.
– The result of the competition and story will be published on the 99fiction.net social network, 99fiction.tumblr.com and any other related website(s) connected with 99fiction.net at 2.00pm (EST)/7.00pm (GMT) on the date listed on the competition schedule. In addition, a link will be sent at the same time from 99fiction’s Twitter account.
– A link to the winning story will be tweeted from this date from Twitter for approximately 1 week from the result being announced. The number of tweets may vary at the discretion of 99fiction.net administrator(s) but will usually be in the region of 50.
– The winner can include any promotional links on 99fiction.net website(s) to their own 99fiction.net profile/website/blog/Twitter profile or other at the discretion of 99fiction.net administrator(s).
– The winner will receive a voucher from Amazon.com or Flipkart.com to the value of $250.00 (US or equivalent currency of choice) and sent by email to the winner. The winner must make contact with 99fiction.net administrator(s) by email within one month to claim the prize otherwise the prize will be forfeited. No prize will be paid after one month unless at discretion of 99fiction.net administrator(s).
– A small number of reserves and short listed will be chosen by the judges. These stories will be listed on 99fiction.net. Those selected can include any promotional links on 99fiction.net website(s) to their own 99fiction.net profile/website/blog/twitter profile or other at the discretion of 99fiction.net administrator(s).No payment will be paid for those subsequently listed.
– Further entries may be selected for listing by 99fiction.net on their website(s) after the winner is announced to help promote the author and 99fiction.net. Approval will be requested by 99fiction.net administrator(s) prior to any listing. No payment will be paid for those subsequently listed.
· In the body of the email please ensure that you include the title of your story, the word count and your name (if different from your 99fiction.net profile name). Also, please include your Twitter address (if applicable) and any promotional links (if applicable) you may want included.
· Only submissions which are within the 999-word limit will be accepted. This means any story up to and including 999 words. Hyphenated words will be treated as one word. No limit to the number of entries per person.
· The title does not form part of the word count.
· The story should be inspired by the photograph that won our photograph competition. The photograph is under the ‘New 999 Competition’ tab under ‘The Photograph’. No corrections will be accepted.
· Entries not complying with the competition rules will be disqualified. 99fiction.net administrator(s) reserve the right to disqualify any entry without notice or reason.
– Entries should be emailed to [email protected]
– 99fiction.net administrator(s) reserve the right to change the competition rules (‘The Rules’) at any time without prior notice.
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