WRITER CONTEST RULES

RULE #1

This contest is open to everyone and the participation is free.

RULE #2

Entries for the Contest will be accepted between 01 November, 2021 and December 05, 2021 at 11:59 PM UTC.

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED DURING THE CONTEST SUBMISSION PERIOD.

 

RULE #3

The Theme of the contest is : Real / Unreal.

It could speak about Blockchain, Metaverse and Cryptos. But this is not an obligation.

The short fiction story should not exceed 2500 words maximum and has to be written in English.

Your Submission must fit within the broad category of speculative fiction, defined as fiction that encompasses works in which the setting is other than the real world, involving supernatural, futuristic, or other imagined elements, including but not limited to science fiction, fantasy, horror, and alternate history. Submissions must not contain imagery or themes of sexual assault, graphic violence, gore or body horror.

Your Submission must be respectful in its language and execution regarding race, culture, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or mental illness.

Your Submission must be original and can be as creative as you like.

On the top of the short story, please write the Name of the short story and if you have one,  your herotag.

RULE #4

Submission will be made by email to : guiguix@mgstudio-nft.com

In your email, please write your : Herotag, Full name, email address and Name of your short story.

You may only submit one Submission.

RULE #5

We will accept : .doc / .docx /  .Odt

It is recommended to send the short novels in A4 format

Times New Roman

Size 12

Line spacing : 1.5

Page should be numbering.

A title should appear at the top of the first page

RULE #6

Judging will be completed between 06 december 2021 and 20 December 2021.

Entries will be reviewed and scored according to the following 100-point scale: 

Clarity and originality of expression (20 points).

Significance and originality of thought (20 points).

Characters: presentation and development (20 points).

Structure (20 points).

Creativity (20 points).

In the event of a tie, the entry with the highest score in creativity shall win.

Winners will be notified by email and will be required to respond (as directed) to the email notification within Seventy-Two (72) hours of attempted notification.

The failure to respond timely to the notification may result in forfeiture of the Prize; and, in such case, MGStudio-NFT may choose the next highest scoring entry from among the remaining eligible entries.

The Winning Submissions and Winner’s Herotag may be announced and posted on the Internet (Twitter, Discord, Website).

RULE #7

Prize: The First Place Winner shall receive 0.5 EGLD and First Place Winner’s Submission shall be published on the first MAGAZINE.

Prize will be awarded within 60 days after MGstudio-NFT receipt and verification of completed Prize Documents.

The Magazine will be minted has an NFT and will be exclusive on Elrond Blockchain.

RULE #8

The winner give to MGSTUDIO-NFT all of the copyright to the winning text.

In particular the duplication and distribution rights, for all or part of the text, on media of any kind.

He agrees to provide an editable digital version of his text, for example in .doc or .odt format.

The transfer is granted free of charge and is not exclusive.

The winner certifies that he holds all the economic rights relating to his short story and complies with the legislation in force on copyright.

RULE #9

The organizers ( MGstudio-NFT ) has the right to modify or cancel this competition if external circumstances force them to do so.

RULE #10

Participation in the competition implies full acceptance of these rules. 

RULE #11

LET’S GO !