Interesting prompts to keep you interested in history.
Have you ever longed to travel to Ancient Japan or the Wild West?
Do you dream about living with Native Americans or panning for gold in California?
This monthly contest will serve as a virtual time machine to visit world events long past.
Entries must be posted by 11:59 pm WDC time on the last day of each month, or they will be disqualified.
All entries must be posted by b-item link only. Stories posted in the message forum will be disqualified.
This is a short story contest. All entries must be short stories. In addition, the story must be historical fiction.
All entries must be 2000 words or less. Please post your word count in the message along with the link to your story.
Entries may be NO higher than 13+. NO excessive gore. Please no sexual content.
Entries may be edited up until the deadline, but not during the judging process.
Only new stories, please.
Your story must incorporate the current prompt.
Any entries not following the rules will be disqualified.
Rounds run from the first day to the last day of each month.
First place will receive 10,000 gift points and a 10,000 GP awardicon
Second place will receive a merit badge
Third place will receive 5,000 gift points
Any honorable mentions will be 2,000 gift points
Second place will only be awarded if there are more than 5 entries. Third place will only be awarded if there are more than 10 entries. Honorable mention(s) may or may not be awarded. Judges' decision is final.
Anyone who donates 30,000 or more gift points for this contest will get the “Generosity” merit badge.
July 2018 prompt:
Your character was someone who sailed on the Mayflower and settled (or will settle) America. What adventures do they have on the ship or after they arrive?
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Have fun writing!