In a previous post we mentioned our short story contest. Here are the details:
Paranormal Underground’s 2nd Annual Short Story Contest
Paranormal Underground is holding its 2nd Annual Short Story Contest. If you are a writer of fiction, love to write about the paranormal, and would like to see your story published in one of our upcoming issues, then this contest is for you!
The contest is open to members of Paranormal Underground, as well as nonmembers. Contest rules include:
-1,000 to 3,000 words (submissions under 1,000 words and over 3,000 words will not be considered eligible for the contest.
-All submitted works must not have been previously published.
-If you are submitting artwork and/or photos to accompany your fiction, please site the source of the artwork/photos.
-Due by August 15, 2009.
-Submit to email@example.com.
The first-place winner will be published in our October issue. They will also have the option to become a regular contributor in our Featured Author column. We will be awarding prizes for first through third place, which will be announced on paranormalunderground.net soon.
Second and third place winners may be published in future issues upon recommendation by our editors.
Our judges include Paranormal Underground’s Publisher Chad Wilson, Managing Editor Karen Frazier, and Science Editor J.D. Harrison. Judging criteria includes:
-Paranormal theme creativity
Submissions will be compiled and sent to the judges by the editor-in-chief, and all judges will not know who wrote each submission until after judging is completed. Winners will be announced based on a ranking system, which will be compiled from first to last place.
When e-mailing your submission to the editor, also include your name, story title, e-mail address, word count, and illustrations, if any. If you have any questions regarding the contest, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last year we had a great response, and we hope to see even more writers join us in our second short story contest.
Good luck everyone, and we look forward to reading your submissions!