Your story must revolve around the end result of a superstition that’s come true. The superstition may not be implied, it must be a literal inclusion in the story.
For example, a man can’t figure out why everything’s going wrong, but then remembers he walked beneath a ladder on the way to work.
- A superstition explained
Word Count: 1,200
*Note the dates – this is a 1-week contest.
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Story Submission Rules:
- One story per author. You may post more than one but only the first story will qualify for voting.
- Stories must be in English, unpublished and your own work.
- Stories must fit into a single comment box and must stay within the word limit set for each contest.
Voting starts and ends in one week – Thursday morning at 10:00am PDT / 1:00pm EST / 11:30pm IST / 6:00pm WET/GMT/ 5:00am AEDT (Thursday) and ends the same time on Thursday / 5:00am AEDT (Friday).
- You may vote only once.
- You cannot vote for yourself.
To be included in the “writing prompt roster”, you must have submitted two stories in the last sixty days. The roster is alphabetical and can be found here.
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