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Attention Writers! Short Story Contest Ending Tomorrow!

For those of you who write fantasy/sci-fi short stories and are unaware, Sword & Laser is holding a short story anthology competition — and submission ends tomorrow! The word count is 1500 – 7500, there’s no entry fee, and the prize is $200 (plus all the exposure you get from publishing a short story). So if you’ve got a fantasy/sci-fi short sitting around on a hard drive somewhere, dust it off, tidy it up, and send it in!

My entry is whimsically entitled The Numismatist. Numismatist, of course, means “coin collector”. (I say “of course” because of course I had no idea what it meant until I Googled it.) I won’t say much more than that about the story, except to hint that the coin collector after which the story is named is definitely not your average Joe … in fact, he may be of a different species entirely! Dum dum dummmmmmmmmmmmm.

Anyway, here’s the link to the contest again. Enter … if you dare!


Unrelated media of the day:

For all you Game of Thrones fans out there … the POV chapter that needs to be included in the next book:

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Short Story Contests 2012

I found this amazing article that lists about a gazillion upcoming short story contests. If you have ever or ever intend to write a short story, you should check out the link, because there are a heckuva lot of lucrative contests upcoming!

NOTE: As always the case when giving away your intellectual property and your money, double check and make sure the contest is legitimate before entering.

Awesome of the day:

FYI, the entire video was done in one take, so the performers basically ran around the house setting themselves up for their next appearance on camera. There was a girl whose sole job was to toss instruments to the performers. There’s a link at the end of the video to the Behind the Scenes video, if you’re interested.

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