Whats the difference between being born and being animated. Life is life, right? I suppose it depends if you ask Dr Frankenstein or the monster himself.
An Animated Short Story Contest
The ANIMATE MATERIAL Award
(Borrowed from 9 More Creative Writing Prompts)
Write about an inanimate object that comes to life. It could be a clock or pair of gloves, a vest or a jar of peanut butter. Give this new being a name and write about their adventures in the first moments of them coming to life
Short Story Contest Guidelines
Follow the guidelines as best as you can, but don’t be afraid to express your creativity and challenge the rules and requirements.
All submissions due July 26th 2015
Stories should be no longer than 500 words
First prize receives feedback on 5000 words of your choice by the NiTH team
All short listed authors receive feedback from the Judges on their work.
Beyond the prompt requirements there are no further character requirements
Set it in one of the following places
- An odds, oddities and trinkets store
- A Dressmakers
- On a train bound somewhere incredible
The story should have more than one ‘scene’.
Include the title, author name and contest name like this
by Author Name
For the AWARD NAME Contest
Where do I Enter?
You can enter at our Submissions page.