Short Story writing contest 2017
We are pleased to announce the winners of our short story contest. We would like to thank all the participants for sharing their stories with us.
1st Prize - Earthlings make me Tingle
2nd Prize - To Boldly Go: Wine and Adventure in La Mancha
3rd Prize Close Encounters of the Absurd Kind
We will contact all 3 winners in the coming days. Congratulations!
Winetourismspain explores the possible relationship between wine and extraterrestrial life
How would aliens react to wine? Would wine play a role in the way that aliens perceive Earth?
Please read these guideliness carefully prior to sending your story
All stories must be original and should not have been previously published elsewhere.
winetourismspain.com will have the right to publish or use the awarded stories in its website
Prizes: 3 prizes. A first prize of an Amazon voucher valued at 700 USD and two second prizes of an Amazon voucher valued at 350 USD (We are not responsible for any tax implications)
The competition begins March 15, 2017. All entries must be received by April 30th, and winners will be announced on May 20th
Submissions must be a minimum of 200 words. Maximum word limit is set to 500 words. Stories that either do not reach or exceed these limits will not be considered
All submissions must be received before 20:00 on the closing date (Central European Time)
Topic: all stories must be about a specific topic. Extraterrestrial life arrives to Earth. They arrive somewhere in Spain. Wine plays an important role in the way their perception of Earth is shaped.
Language used: English. No other language will be accepted.
Country of origin of participants: any
Important rule: The stories must first be published on a blog as a precondition to participate. As part of the publication, a link to Winetourismspain.com or any of its sections must be included (the following sections are provided as examples and can be used as inspiration for the stories)
Number of stories: Individuals may participate with a maximum of 2 stories.
- An email with the following details needs to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Details needed:
- URL of the blog where the story is published
- Name of the story
- Name and surname of the person that is participating