• FANTASY / URBAN FANTASY

  • FANTASY/URBAN FANTASY Contest – OV-NWA WV Division.

    Let’s celebrate this Right to Read month, especially on March 2nd – Read Across America Day!  Your Choice: Fantasy or Urban Fantasy.  Reveal something we didn’t know in your story using magical/mystical characters.  Brownie Points for creating an original creature; make us believe it exists among us. 10,000-word count (a bit flexible).  Prizes: First Prize: $100, Trophy and Offered Announcement in winner's local newspapers. Second Prize: $75, Trophy and Offered Announcement in winner's local newspapers. Third Prize: $50, Trophy and Offered Announcement in winner's local newspapers. No minimum or maximum for Honorable Mentions. HM Prizes: Plaque and Offered Announcement in winner's local newspapers.  Deadline: Post Mark must be no earlier than first day of March and no later than last day of April.  Judges Deadline: May 15.  Awards will be mailed out no later than May 20.  To enter, click on the link below to go to the entry form.  Make sure to have your story, your entry form and your $15 money order (no checks) in your envelope before mailing.

    Tips:  Read Harry Potter or The Hobbit stories to get a feel of what we want.

    Options:  Can be Juvenile or Adult.  Story can have implements of a GHOST or CHRISTIAN influence/POV.

    Judges:  3-member panel and Guest Judge: (to be determined, check back)


    Fantastic Fantasy / Urban Fantasy Contest Entry Form