I would like to die on Mars.
Just not on impact.
– Elon Musk
The Get Your Ass To Mars Award
It’s been a rough week. Boss on your back, clients calling day and night. You need a vacation, somewhere far away.
…Like really far away
Create a list of the 7 things you just have to take on your next trip to Mars. Include why you need to pack said items, and try to create a story through the list.
Given the subject material there is an element of Science Fiction. How much of it, though, is up to you.
300 of your most interstellar weekender words.
6 November 2015. There is no time zone restrictions. As long as it is Friday somewhere then you can enter.
This award shortlist will run from will run from the 7th – 9th of November with the winner announcement on the 10th (Tuesday)
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.
Please read carefully!
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