Member-Sponsored Tragic Love Story Contest
Write a short story on a romantic love tragedy.
You must make me weep. No weeping, no guernsey. I suggest playing your favourite love song as inspiration. You must build romantic tension. You must make me feel the bond and the tragedy of its loss. You must show why this particular love is so special above all else. A key theme will be self-sacrificing love, a commitment so strong that one is prepared to do anything for the other.
The couple can be of any sexuality, or even animal, or alien. But I have to feel it, so you need to write well enough to let me know where this is going. Set it up early, so I know where you are going.
Stories can be up to 6,000 words, by Scribophile’s count. If your story is longer than 3,000 words, you must post it in two parts.
Prize money for this contest is provided by the Scribophile Writing Contest Prize Fund.
Winners have been announced! Log in to see them.
|1st prize:||$100 cash via PayPal, 20 karma points|
|2nd prize:||$75 cash via PayPal, 15 karma points|
|3rd prize:||$50 cash via PayPal, 10 karma points|
Entries must be no longer than 6,000 words per Scribophile’s count. If your story is longer than 3,000 words, you must post it in two parts.
Entries with explicit sexual content should be flagged as such.
Short stories only.
Work submitted must not have been previously won or placed in any other contest.
Work cannot be submitted to any other current Scribophile contest. No previously published stories.
Only one entry per member.
Entries must have Public visibility on Scribophile until winners are announced.
Entry is free, but you’ll need karma points to post your work to the contest. You can earn karma points, by writing critiques of work with other members.
To post your work for this contest, check the box that says "Enter this work into the Member-Sponsored Tragic Love Story Contest.” Your work will automatically be considered. The check box will be visible until the contest deadline, which is in UTC time.