Star-Crossed Lovers

The topic for this contest is: Star-crossed lovers. The star-crossed love deeply, but must part due to circumstances beyond their control. (Think Romeo and Juliet.) The affair cannot end happily, although it need not end in death. FICTION ONLY. NO POETRY. 1000 word minimum, no maximum. No sexual scenes that would require a site warning.

The contest winner will win half of the prize pool which is based on the number of entries. The second and third place winners will each share the remaining prize pool. The prize pool is currently 65.00 member dollars. There are 5 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 90.00 member dollars. In this contest at least 5 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

Deadline: Contest is closed. Deadline was Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

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All contest entries will be reviewed by the Contest Entry Compliance Committee. The committee will read all entries to ensure that the contest rules are being followed. If your entry is disqualified you will not be refunded the entry fees. The committee will review the entries when the deadline is reached. The voting will begin after the committee determines that all entries qualify and disqualify those that do not.

If a word count is not specified above there is no word count requirement. Recommended length is 5,000 words or less.

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 story of star-crossed lovers who love deeply, but must part due to something beyond their control.1000 words or more. Fictional Story, NO happy ending, no poetry. No explicit sex requiring a site warning.

If you plan to write for this contest reserve a spot. 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. One entry per person. New entries to the site only. If you already posted a work on that work is not eligible for a contest.

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Deadline: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 11:59pm EST.

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Contest Entries

Author Name Submission Status
LisaD123 Position Reserved
Ulla Entered Love Sweet Love
Spiritual Echo Position Reserved
Bar62 Entered Barren Fruit
Mark Valentine Entered My Dearest, Angelica,
country ranch writer Entered For All The Wrong Reasons
Jim Freeze Entered A Rhapsody in a Perfect Calm
LoannaLois Entered No Ending
barkingdog Entered Love and a Lie
bubblejellybean Position Reserved
Heather Knight Position Reserved
mfowler Position Reserved
oliver818 Position Reserved