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Caveat Emptor (Buyer Beware): Maybe an HEA? Contest
Caveat Emptor or Buyer Beware
When you read an angsty story, do you automatically presume it will end in an HEA? Or do you hold your breath as you're rounding the final bend?
Caveat Emptor - Buyer Beware! All contest submissions need to be the angstiest, gut wrenching, how could this possibly end in an HEA or does it? - type fic!
Cheaters, liars, those who betray: they come in different shapes and sizes and not all are able to redeem themselves.
Submissions need to embody this type of story - and please keep us guessing until the very end.
Good luck to all entrants!!!
All entries must be ANONYMOUS. PLEASE DO NOT divulge any specifics of your story (unless it's to your beta, prereader, or the contest secret keeper in confidence), including the word count, and any other clues as to which entry could be yours.
Please do not post or continue your story anywhere until after the winners have been announced on June 1st. After, please feel free to continue your story into a full length fiction.
Participants must be 18 or older.
Entries can be any genre, rating, AU, AH, canon, and non-canon pairings.
Entries must be new, original work of the submitting author. One submission per author, although one collaboration with another writer is also permitted.
Entries must be between 2,000 and 15,000 words.
Entries must fit within the theme of the contest or they will be sent back/eliminated.
Entries must be beta’d. We will be validating all entries for grammar, spelling, etc. If there are a large number of errors or the story has issues with readability, then your entry will be sent back to you so that you may edit and revise before resubmitting.
Content Limitations: NO incest, bestiality, rape, Real person fiction, or pedophilia. Offending submissions will be disqualified upon receipt.
DATES AND SUBMISSION
Contest announced April 1st. Submissions should be sent in between April 15th - May 15th. Public voting begins May 16th and ends May 25th. Results will be announced on June 1st 9PM EST on Twitter and the FB group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/813027998783229/.
Entries should be emailed to [email protected]. Please use word doc format. Do not copy/paste your entry in the body of the email! Entries will be returned to submitting author if there are any concerns upon receipt of entry. If there are no concerns, entries will be posted on Fanfiction.net at https://www.fanfiction.net/maybeanheacontest to be open to public reading/voting.
All entries should include the following header:
Penname: (will not be published – only known to the secret keeper)
Title of Story:
Standard Disclaimer: The author does not own any publicly recognizable entities herein. No copyright infringement is intended.
1st Place Judge's Vote - Unsung & Epic by Jandco
2nd Place Judge's Vote (tie) - Crooked by OhGeeFantasy
2nd Place Judge's Vote (tie) - The Flame Still Burns by IReen Weiss
3rd Place Judge's Vote - Cold by shouldbecleaning
1st Place Public Vote - Unsung & Epic by Jandco
2nd Place Public Vote (tie) - To Neverland by 2brown-eyes
2nd Place Public Vote (tie) - Elastic Heart by deviant bamboo
3rd Place Public Vote - The Flame Still Burns by IReen Weiss
Special Award - Not Enough Kleenex - To Neverland by 2brown-eyes
Special Award - Biggest Gut-Punch Ending - The Flame Still Burns by IReen Weiss
Special Award - Vilest Villain - Edward in Clearance by QuinnLark
Special Award - Vilest Villainess - Alice in Selfish by luna raya
Host’s Choice - AnaRodfranco - Unsung & Epic by Jandco
Host’s Choice - Debbie Hannon - Clearance by QuinnLark
Judge’s Pick - Robsmyyummy Cabanaboy - Crooked by OhGeeFantasy
Judge’s Pick - Hoodfabulous -The Flame Still Burns by IReen Weiss
Judge’s Pick - Jonesn - Cold by shouldbecleaning
Judge’s Pick - MaryKitty - Clearance by QuinnLark
Judge/Banner Maker's Pick - beegurl13 - Reckless by EnchantedbyTwilight
Validator's Pick - GeekChick12 - Unsung & Epic by Jandco
Validator's Pick - Hadley Hemingway - Elastic Heart by deviant bamboo
Secret Keeper's Pick - cejsmom - To Neverland 2brown-eyes
AUTHORS - Thank you to all of the participants. Please show their stories some love.
Crooked by OhGeeFantasy