“The Hero’s Journey” Contest
1 May – 3 June 2018
Entries may be in any literary style.
The competition is free to enter and submissions must be between 300 – 4000 (max!) words in length. Send it in word doc.
The winner will receive 200 $. Two runners-up will receive 50 $.
The entry should be send from the new mail-box (anonymous).
The story won’t be accepted if your name is on the mail-box.
Write the name of the contest in the “subject” field.
You can also create a pen name.
The deadline for entries 3 june 2018.
Please expect a response within 4 weeks of the deadline.
The winners will be announced between 3 and 10 July 2018.
Send your entries to: firstname.lastname@example.org
It will be 2 judges, probably 3. The names will be announced later.
On the first page: write only the answers to the questions 1-5.
1. The name of your hero.
Create a hero (fictional).
The name – hero from your favourite book (any); the last name of the hero – any common word.
Example: ‘Becky AllInclusive’ = Becky (Sharp) + the word All-inclusive
2. Give your hero a motto: 1-2 sentences (no more!)
3. Give your hero a purpose: 2-4 sentences.
4. Give your hero 5 qualities (as a minimum/shortly):
Quality 1 –
Quality 2 –
Quality 3 –
Quality 4 –
Quality 5 –
5. Describe the core idea of your story: 4-5 sentences
On the second page:
The drawing, sketch, photo – anything (your own or from the Google) that gives the idea how your hero should look.
Next -> Add your short story/or poem/or flash fiction. Send it.