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Contest Type
Humor

Entry Type
Blind
All posts are shown as anonymous.

Entry Fee
4.00 member dollars

Current Prize Pool
48.00 member dollars

Contest Deadline
Saturday, October 6, 2012

Past Contest Winners
Fully Eligible

Spots Available
0

Reservations Made
12

Entries Submitted
6

Entries Needed To Vote
2

Voting By
Writers
Short story -- humorous
 
Organized by darekm
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Write a detective story with a healthy dose of humor. All approaches are welcome. It can have a twisted ending or be absolutely classical in form. The best entries will be considered for publication.

Creative approaches are welcomed. But contest voters will be asked to consider the topic when making a choice for a winner.

Minimum length 1500 words. Maximum Length 4,000 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 48.00 member dollars. There are 6 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 72.00 member dollars. In this contest at least 2 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

This contest is open to all members. Past contest winners can join the contest.

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. Writers were not required to write specifically about the topic but it should be incorporated into the submission. There are requirements for length. Minimum length 1500 words. Maximum Length 4,000 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: Saturday, October 6, 2012 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.

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