This will be our final contest of 2017. We would like to thank all of you who have participated, and we look forward to 2018, and all the fabulous stories this wonderful group of writers will create in the New Year.
Carrie and Alice
Theme: This post is for stories related to the contest theme: “Element(s).”
Story Requirements: Any way you want to use the word. Properly, informally, the weather, the periodic table, the basics.
Word Count: No limits on the word count. Your story can be as long or as short as you choose.
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Please Note: Comments may be considered “published” in regards to other contest requirements.
All stories are fall under general copyright laws. No part may be reproduced without the express consent of the respective author.
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Stories must be in English, unpublished and your own work.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 Wednesday morning at 9:00am PDT / 12:00pm EST / 10:30pm IST / 5:00pm WET/GMT/ 4:00am AEDT (Thursday) and ends the same time on Thursday / 4:00am AEDT (Friday).
You may vote only once.
You cannot vote for yourself.
***the next writing prompt will be chosen by Maud Harris per the Writing Prompt Roster.
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.
See How to Participate for complete rules and disclaimers.