Sunday, 21 March 2010

Science In My Fiction short story competition

Crossed Genres has announced a short story competition focusing on the science in science fiction. They want people to "write a science fiction or fantasy short story which is inspired by a scientific discovery or innovation made or announced within the past year". Further, "the science must be integral to the story". A links to the relevant article or study must also be provided.

A panel of six judges will pick the finalists. There is $400 worth of prizes to be won. The top three stories will be published on the Crossed Genres web site. The competition runs from 1 April 2010 to 30 June 2010. Results will be announced on 21 July 2010.

Stories of 2,500 to 10,000 words, submitted via the online entry form only - see here.

See here for full details.

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