PERFECTLY PACKAGED FANTASY: Short Story Contest
LITplease is at it again!
The genre of fantasy is a popular one--in fact, it's so popular that, along with science fiction, it was voted in LITplease:'s recent polls as our members' favorite genre to both READ and WRITE!
So, we thought it was time we brought you a FANTASY WRITING CONTEST!
There's only one problem--fantasy generally involves huge settings with a plethora of characters and stories that span years or even decades. That's great when you're picking up a new volume at the bookstore but not so great when you're a poor volunteer deviant trying to judge a contest. We don't have that kind of time!
So, for this contest you're being asked to write a short story of no more than 3000 words that centers around one major event in the main characters life. We as judges want to get the sense that this is just one point in time in that characters vast life, wh