Group-Sponsored Thriller Contest
|Deadline:||Mar 15, 2016|
Do your characters live on the edge? Are they pursued by villains determined to destroy them or their world? If they are trapped in stories with high stakes, plot twists, and a pace that keeps you biting your nails and glued to your seat, then this is the contest for you (and them).
Thrill us with your sub-genre of choice—paranormal, sci-fi, erotic, psychological, medical, political, legal, religious, historical, spy, or any other. We ask only that your story involve no more than four main characters who are trapped in an enclosed structure for a twenty-four hour period. The structure can be anything from a matrix to a shoebox to the colosseum -- feel free to be creative but no islands, please. And it must be thrilling.
Winners have been announced! Log in to see them.
|1st prize:||Choice of: $50 cash via PayPal; a year Premium membership upgrade; or 20 karma points|
|2nd prize:||Choice of remaining prizes|
To enter the contest, post your work on Scribophile and check the box that says "Enter this work into the Group-Sponsored Thriller Contest." The checkbox will be visible until the contest deadline.
Submissions must be no longer than 3,000 words.
Entry is free, but you'll need karma points to post your work. You can earn karma points by writing critiques of work by other members.
If your work has already placed in a previous contest, you may not resubmit it to this one.
Only one entry per person is allowed; multiple entries will be disqualified.
Your work must have public visibility on Scribophile until the winners are announced.
Only new, previously unpublished work will be accepted.
Novel chapters are welcome if they meet all other criteria. Keep in mind, however, it may be difficult for a chapter alone to provide the signature emotional roller coaster.
The contest will run from now until Midnight, March 15th, 2016, UTC. The winner will be announced by the end of March 2016.