STORY CONTEST GUIDELINES

In six hundred words or less write a short story where the protagonist receives unexpected news from a Doctor, Dentist, or other medical professional

WHAT ARE THE CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS?

There must be at least the protagonist and the medical professional. Aside from that, you are free to include as many (or few) characters as you like.

WHERE SHOULD IT BE SET?

It should be set in a hospital, doctor’s office, or other relevant facility.

WHEN IS THE DUE DATE?

Entries are due 29 of May 2015 for a June 5 winners announcement

ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS?

Medical professionals use all sorts of werid machines and appartus. Make use of these items and include them in your story. Look at the sterility of medical equipment v the natural biology of people, germs, and life in general.

SUBMISSION FORMAT

Include the title, author name and contest name like this

STORY NAME

by Author Name

For the AWARD NAME Contest

WHERE CAN I ENTER?

You can enter at our Submissions page.

PRIZE

Winner receives feedback on up to 5000 words of a short story or manuscript they have written by one of our volunteers.

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