Monday, April 12, 2010
SCIENCE IN MY FICTION CONTEST
NO ENTRY FEE
Deadline June 30, 2010.
Authors write a science fiction or fantasy short story which is inspired by a scientific discovery or innovation
made or announced within the past year. It can’t be peripherally added: the science must be integral to the story. Writers must include a link to a relevant article or study of the applied science when they submit their stories.
First place - $250 USD, 2-year online subscription to Crossed Genres and a print copy of the CG anthology, Crossed Genres Year One.
Second place - $100, a 1-year online subscription and a copy of Crossed Genres Year One,.
Third place - $50, a 1-year online subscription and a copy of Crossed Genres Year One.
There will also be 3 Honorable Mentions, each of which will receive a 1-year online subscription and a copy of Crossed Genres Year One. 2,500-10,000 words.
NOTE: This ought to be fun for you geeks who write or writers with a scientific bent. Note new inventions, technological advances, discoveries, and weave a story around it. Fun. No entry fee, too.
DOUBLE NOTE: Just read an interview of Sue Grafton and was happy to hear her books drive her nuts, she takes two years to finish one, and she says there's no easy way to write a book other than sit your butt in a chair and do it.