UPDATE Science Fiction — The Future Powered by Fiction contest December 31 Deadline

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UPDATE: The submission deadline has been extended to December 31–plenty of time to submit your Science Fiction story about the future!

Sorry I am just seeing this now because I know lots of teenagers who would rock this contest. But hey, for many students its a three day weekend! So maybe you have all the time in the world to look through your previous works or maybe you can dust off last year’s winning NaNoWriMo submission and enter your original writing in The Future Powered by Fiction contest:

In collaboration with the Society for Science & the Public, ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination and the Intel Foundation, the Tomorrow Project has announced an innovative fiction competition geared at 13- to 25-year-olds worldwide, asking them to contribute science fiction stories, essays, comics and videos to explore the kinds of futures we want to work toward together.

Here’s the details:

  • Open to 13-25 year-olds world wide
  • You can submit
  1. stories — 3000 words (see, thats like one week of NaNo,you’ve probably already got it)
  2. essays — 500 words
  3. comics (30 MB Max, accompanied by 500 word essay)
  4. videos — 4 min max, with 500 word essay
  • Deadline is November 14!
  • 10 participants will will $1000 and be published on the Tomorrow Project Website

What are you doing still reading? You’ve got a deadline to make!


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