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“Without obsession, life is nothing.” – John Waters
A competition for one shot stories inspired by the lyrics of a song on the theme of Obsession.
The winners of both the Open Poll and the Judges Picks can be found on the Deviants of the Dark Blog . There is also a special announcement for the winners about their prizes.
To enter :-
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and request the prompts. This can be done anytime from Wednesday 28th April until the close of the contest.
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR ADD YOUR FF NAME.
You will be sent the links for the lyrics of 3 songs on the theme of obsession. Choose one song or part of a song as your inspiration. The lyrics are not to be used verbatim in the story but to act as a prompt and inspiration for a one shot about obsession. The lyrics that inspire you should be quoted in the heading along with the Disclaimer.
All submissions will be screened to ascertain that the following requirements have been met before being added to the Community page. Moderators reserve the right to reject, or return for further editing, any stories which they feel are not respectful of the seriousness and gravity of any questionable topics.
All entries will be read and voted on by a panel of judges and the selections will be narrowed down to 20 which will go forward to the Open Vote.
Must be inspired by some or all of the lyrics of your song in a relevant and non trivial way.
A minimum standard of grammar is expected. You are strongly advised to use a beta.
Collaborations are acceptable.
Must be a one-shot and must be a new story and not an outtake from a pre-existing story.
The one-shot cannot be continued until the contest is complete.
No entry limit. You may write as many as you'd like.
A maximum of 15,000 words not including header, disclaimer, AN etc.
There are no specifics on POV and all categories (AUH, AH, Canon, OOC) will be accepted.
Common sense should prevail if dealing with sensitive or taboo topics and any graphic content should not be gratuitous. Entries that are deemed inappropriate will not be accepted. If you think something in your story may require a warning for some readers put it in your Author’s Notes at the beginning.
Contest entries must be received no sooner than Monday 17th May 2010 and no later than midnight (PST) Sunday 20th June 2010
Public vote will be started on or about Tuesday 22nd June 2010, ending midnight (PST) Wednesday 30th June 2010.
All entries must be posted on Fanfiction.net. Once your story has been posted, please submit the link via email to email@example.com for entry into the contest.
We reserve the right to make minor adjustments to dates and/or rules should that become necessary.
All entries must feature the following heading:
Obsession One-Shot Contest
Your pen name:
Lyrics that inspired you:
To see other entries in the Obsession Contest, please visit the C2 page
Opening date: 17th May 2010
Closing date: 20th June 2010
Voting Starts: 22nd June 2010
Voting Ends: 30th June 2010
Winners Announced: 1st July 2010
All winning banners made by BettiGefecht the awesome artist who writes and illustrates Your True Colours (illustrations for YTC on her blog and for her banners here) - STOP PRESS unfortunately Betti wont be able to do the banners for a few days after the winners are announced as she will be Stateside for the Eclipse premiere (can you blame her?)
1) PM us from our profile: http://www.fanfiction.net/u/2337304/Obsession_Contest
2) Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact us any time with questions, suggestions, comments, concerns, etc.
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