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The Dave Farland Kick Contest 0

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New York Times Bestselling author David Farland will promote the top 3 entries (or contestants?) for this contest at his pro-website. Prize money: 1st place is $50; 2nd place is $35; 3rd place is $15. Writers will use Farland’s advice from his newsletter which is easily accessed and categorized at Liquid Imagination. Sign up for Farland’s newsletter today, change the world tomorrow.

Country of Publication

United States

Publication Medium & Contest Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationOne-time contest.

Fiction Closed

Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Slipstream.
Horror HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Slipstream.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Slipstream.
Open to all/most Styles.
TypeLength Details
Short Story Short Story2,000 - 5,000 words.
Winner's Prize:
We list broad pay categories rather than prize specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) Pay ranges from Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
OK No No Unknown NoText format submissions
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Last Updated: 23 Apr 2020
Date Added: 09 May 2011

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