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The topic for this contest is: An Animal's point of view.
Write a Thanksgiving story that is told from an animal's point of view - it could be the family pet, a wild animal observing, or even the turkey!
Creative approaches are welcomed. But contest voters will be asked to consider the topic when making a choice for a winner.
Minimum length 700 words. Maximum Length 7,000 words. Recommended length 2,000 - 3,500 words.
This contest requires "blind" entries. That means your posted work will have no means to identify you when viewed. Your name and other information will not be shown. Fan notifications will not be sent for work posted in this contest. It will still be available in your portfolio and treated like all other posts. But when viewed information to identify it with you will not be shown until after the voting is completed.
The First Prize Winner will win the complete "Prize Pool"
which is based on the number of entries. The Prize Pool is currently 22.00 member dollars. There are 1 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 24.00 member dollars.
In this contest at least 2 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.
This contest is only open to members that have never won a contest. So participants will be competing with writers that have not won a site contest at the time they reserved a spot.
A voting booth will be created shortly after the deadline is reached. At that time all participants will be contacted so they can vote.
The voting booth will include this summary of the contest:
This is a topic based contest. Please consider the topic when reading each entry. The fictional, Thanksgiving story should be told from an animal's point of view. Creativity is of utmost importance, as well as the overall feel of the animal. Minimum length 700 words. Maximum Length 7,000 words
This contest is full. There are no reserved spots remaining.
There are a limited number of entries.
A vote by writers will determine the winner. The decision is final. All members that submit a work are encouraged to vote. A member can not vote for their own work.
One entry per person. New entries to the site only. If you already posted a work on FanStory.com that work is not eligible for a contest.
Deadline: Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. EST.
Click the link above to submit your entry. Members with reservations can use the link provided in their contest profile.
Members may not request votes, mention contest entries, or notify potential voters of the vote by private message or other means as specified in the contest terms. The site automatically checks for this form of communication. A break in the contest terms will result in the cancellation of the account.
This contest is full.