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  • THEY DO EXIST! Fantasy/Horror Contest – OV-NWA PA Division.

    July 30th is National Paperback Book Day; make sure to pick up a paperback book in your favorite genre to celebrate!  For this contest, your protagonist can be anything from a fairy or leprechaun to a vampire or werewolf and anything in between.  Reveal facts that we never knew before about these mystical/magical characters.  Brownie Points for creating an original creature never heard of before.  Convince us that they do live among us; explain how they get away without being detected as they live and move 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 July and no later than last day of August.  Judges Deadline: September 15.  Awards will be mailed out no later than September 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 several classic fairy tales and fables to get a feel of what we want.
    Options:  Can be Juvenile or Adult.  Story can be with CHRISTIAN influence/POV.

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

    They Do Exist! Fantasy / Horror Contest Entry Form