Wednesday, 20 August 2008

Add another one to the list...

Apex Digest have announced the below Halloween Contest.

This year’s theme is: ELECTION HORROR

Guidelines:Your story must incorporate the theme of ELECTION HORROR.
Word count maximum is 1,000.
Your story must have first rights available.
Submit your story to halloween@apexdigest.com.
Submissions are open NOW.
Deadline is 11:59 PM, October 15th, EST.

This year’s celebrity judge is noted SF author Jay Lake!

Winner receives payment of 10 cents per word and publication in Apex Digest Online.
Second place receives payment of 5 cents per word and publication in Apex Digest Online.
Third place receives a free Apex Book Company hardcover.
Fourth place receives a free Apex Book Company trade paperback.
Winning and second place story will be published on November 4th (election day).
Good luck and have fun writing some election horror!

6 comments:

Jeremy said...

This sounds like a good one.

Catherine J Gardner said...

Yeah, the payment is outstanding for both first and second place and it seems like a fun idea.

Natalie L. Sin said...

Aren't elections horrific enough ; )

Catherine J Gardner said...

More hopeless than horrific in the UK. ;)

Erik Smetana said...

Oooh. Hopefully I have better luck this year than I have had in year's past with this contest. Wait and see I suppose. Good luck to everyone taking a shot.

Catherine J Gardner said...

I always fail at contests but this one really piqued my interest - I've never written a story set around an election before.