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Fiendish Fan Fiction Contest

Fri Sep 20, 2013, 9:15 PM

F e l l a . Halloween by thekidKaos

UPDATE 10/31/13 - Tomorrow, Nov. 1st, at midnight (11:59 PM PST) is the cutoff date to get your entries in! If you want to participate, get those stories submitted in before then! :onfire:

Bring Out the Monsters!

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO 

About this time every year, ghastly fiends slink out from their hidden lairs. Horrendous beasts come forth to feast. Our nightmares spring to life. It's time to imprison these horrors safely into story form in our Fiendish Fan Fiction Contest! The theme for this contest is "Monsters and Creatures." :zombie:

Halloween is fast approaching, so let's celebrate by breaking out the pens and pencils (or keyboards)! :typerhappy: 

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Dates

This contest will run from Sept. 20th, 2013 to Nov. 1st 2013.

Rules

Please read these carefully. Failure to follow any of these will result in a disqualification. :pumpkin 

Bullet; Orange Fan Fiction only.

Bullet; Orange The theme is "Monsters and Creatures." Your entry must include some kind of monster or creature.

Bullet; Orange Stories must be written on or after Sept. 20th, specifically for this contest.

Bullet; Orange Word count: 3000 words maximum, no minimum

Bullet; Orange Proper grammar, spelling, punctuation is important.

Bullet; Orange Submit your entries to "Contests > Fiendish Fan Fiction Contest"  www.deviantart.com/submit/?cat…

Bullet; Orange Stories must comply with dA rules and guidelines (no porn).

Bullet; Orange One entry per person.

Entries Will Be Judged On:

Bullet; Orange Originality. A fan fiction about a woman being cornered by vampires, who then proceeds to beat the undead crud out of them, may seem interesting ... unless it is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer story. That's another day at the "office" for her. Stories will be judged on their uniqueness.

Bullet; Orange Skill. Grammar, spelling and punctuation will be judged.

Bullet; Orange Impact. How much emotional impact does the entry have? Does it make us laugh, cry, tremble, cheer, and so forth?

Judges

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Prizes

*

:blueribbon: First Place

One year Premium Membership

deviantART Print, value $35 (or less) or 700 points

:blueribbon: Second Place

Six month Premium Membership

deviantART Print, value $25 (or less) or 500 points

:blueribbon: Third Place

Three month Premium Membership

*Special note on prizes - Premium Memberships will be rewarded approximately one week after the winners are announced. Art Prints and Points will be rewarded within two weeks of the following month.

Good luck to everyone and feel free to ask any questions you may have! Pumpkin LA Icon 

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UPDATE 10/31/13 - The deadline is tomorrow at midnight (11:59 PM PST)! Results will be announced once the judges have had a chance to confer. :eager:

Come, share your ghoulish fan fiction stories in this Halloween contest!

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Just-To-Look1 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Student General Artist
Wow, it takes a lot of time to finalize the results! Probably because of the many entries we submitted. :O
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Shadowweb101 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013
(Waits in suspense) When exactly will we know the winners?
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SingingFlames Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I'm hoping to get the final scores tallied soon. :eager:
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AsherTye Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Can't wait to see who wins.
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SingingFlames Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:eager:
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IllyDragonfly Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013   Writer
How many entries there are until now??? :eager:
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SingingFlames Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I haven't counted how many entries we have. But I'll clear out the miscats tomorrow, and that'll give us a better idea. :)
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Shadowweb101 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013
:O tomorrow is the big day where we'll see who the winner is! Can't wait :3
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