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Sweek short story writing contest: #Unbelieavabletales

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Deadline

Monday, June 26, 2017

Categories

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Entry Fees

Free

Prizes

Best English story: a personalized gift box with a notebook, a poster and a mug
Most popular story: a personalized gift box with a notebook, a poster and a mug

Description

We invite you to write a story that will take our breath away – full of epic love, adventures, magical creatures, superheroes or mysteries. Are you up for a challenge and can you write unbelievable fiction in less than 1,000 words? Write your story in any genre, upload it on Sweek and have a chance of winning a personalized gift box with your face or character on it – uniquely designed just for you!

DURATION
Submissions open: 31th of May – 26th of June
Announcement results: 17th of July

PRIZES
Best English story: personalized gift box with a notebook, a poster and a mug
Best Dutch story: personalized gift box with a notebook, a poster and a mug
Most popular story: personalized gift box with a notebook, a poster and a mug

Top 10 English stories (shortlist): featured on Sweek for 3 weeks
Top 10 Dutch stories (shortlist): featured on Sweek for 3 weeks

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
– You need to be 14 years or older to participate. Younger participants need their parents’ permission.
– The story must be tagged #UnbelievableTales in story details
– Word limit: maximum 1,000 words
– The story doesn’t have to be exclusive, but needs to be newly uploaded on Sweek
– The story didn’t participate in previous Sweek competitions
– The story must be written in English or Dutch
– The story must be created by you
– The story must be submitted and finished before the deadline: 26/06/2017, 23:59 CET
– You can participate with multiple entries
– The story can be any genre, as long as it is related to the topic. It can be a combination of e.g. young adult, romance, fantasy, science fiction and crime.
– Crowd prize is determined by the number of followers. The deadline for the followers count is: 15/07/17, 23:59 CET. Falsification of followers will lead to a warning, followed by immediate disqualification if the behavior continues

STEP-BY-STEP GUIDELINES

Step 1: Download the Sweek app
Step 2: Sign up, click on “My stories” and then “Start a new story”
Step 3: Fill in the title of the story. You can also add an image and write a description (optional)
Step 4: Click on “Add a new chapter.” Then provide a chapter title and write your story in not more than 1000 words
Step 5: Click Publish. Put the tag #UnbelievableTales in the tags section. Also, fill in the story category and hit Publish again. Your story is now published and part of the writing contest!
You can also use Sweek on your desktop computer/laptop

Contact Information

[email protected]

Website

http://bit.ly/unbelievabletalescontest

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