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Use the photo to inspire your creativity. Write a story and win big prizes!
The following winners for the September 2014 running of "Short Shots: Official WDC Contest were chosen from the 26 entries submitted. Each entry was judged based on the criteria provided in "Short Shots: Official WDC Contest. Congratulations to the following three winners:

*Star* First Place - "City Lights and Country Dreams"   by ~GG
*Bullet* Second Place - "Dance of the Fireflies"   by Futrboy
*Bullet* Third Place - "A Search for Fame"   by Paul ~ Spoiled Rotten

THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED
*Right*   October's Contest is: "Journey Through Genres: Official WDC Contest




Photograph of the Month:


The task is simple: get inspired by the photograph above and write a short story using this inspiration!

*Note3* Your story must be:
*Bullet* Fiction
*Bullet* Based on the photograph above.
*Bullet* Rated 18 or below: Any item that falls above this rating will be disqualified.
*Bullet* 2000 words or fewer: Word count must be provided at the bottom of the item or your entry will be disqualified.
*Bullet* Newly written for this contest: Create your entry as a Static Item and keep it in your portfolio. Send us the item ID number in {b-Item:xxxxxx} format of the item you wish to submit using the survey form below.
*Bullet* Submitted One Time Only: You may only submit one entry, so make it a good one!
*Bullet* Edited Only Until the Deadline: Entries edited after the submission deadline may be disqualified from winning without notice.

*Dollar* The prizes are:
         First Prize
                   $100.00 in Writing.Com Gift Points and an exclusive Short Shots Merit Badge, both virtual and physical!
         Second Prize
                   $50.00 in Writing.Com Gift Points and an exclusive Short Shots Merit Badge, both virtual and physical!
         Third Prize
                   $25.00 in Writing.Com Gift Points and an exclusive Short Shots Merit Badge, both virtual and physical!

The submission deadline is: 11:59 pm EST, September 30, 2014
The results will be posted: on or around October 15, 2014

*Note5* Paid Membership Required: In order to be eligible to enter and win this contest, contestant must have a paid membership (Basic and above). Paid membership expiration dates must fall after the submission deadline. You may need to renew your membership to be eligible. The free Premium membership trial does not count as a paid membership and does not meet the requirements for eligibility.

Judges are: blue jellybaby , Adore ThE NiGhT HoWLs and Dawn Embers

Each judge will submit a scoring for qualifying entries to the contest. In the event a judge can not complete the judging, their scores will not be used, and at our discretion, a judging substitution may be used. In the event of a tie, staff will render the tie-breaking decision.

Questions regarding the contest should be emailed to: Devilish Diane



(R) denotes a required field.
1.   Using the {b-item:} format, please provide the Item ID number of the Static Item that you would like to submit. WritingML Help for b-item (R)
     
2.   I understand that in order to enter this contest and be eligible to win, I must have a paid membership of Basic or higher through October 15th. (R)
      Check this box to agree with the above statement.
3.   I understand that if my entry is edited after the submission deadline it may be disqualified from winning without notice. (R)
      Check this box to agree with the above statement.
4.   I have read the rules carefully and understand that if my entry doesn't follow these rules, it will be disqualified. (R)
      Check this box to agree with the above statement.
*Note* Disclaimer: The information submitted will be sent to Devilish Diane . Do not submit anything private or confidential.

               

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