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The Rat In A Cage Award
Short List & Winners Announcement
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Write about a disreputable animal breeder who becomes trapped in one of his or her own cages.
Write in the style of magical realism, realism, or literary genre.
No more than 800 of your most loyal, convivial words.
All entries due by 4th October 2015. There is no time zone restrictions. As long as it is Sunday somewhere then you can enter.
First prize receives 5000 words feedback from NiTH team on a story or manuscript of your choosing.
All entries received feedback from judges by request.
Include a cover image. Ensure that you own the rights to that image or that you have permission, or that the image carries a free license. Make the filename of the image the name of your story.
(Optional) Intro – 150 characters