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Monday, January 10, 2011

Writing Contest: NPR's Three-Minute Fiction

NPR's three-minute fiction writing contest
LAUGHING/CRYING

snap shot of the details
1.  entry dates between January 8, 2011 and January 23, 2011
2.  600 words or less of fiction
3.  one story/one entry per person
4.  story must include one character who tells a joke and one character who cries
5.  Entrants must be 18 or older and legal resident of U.S. 
6.  The Judge: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of the critically acclaimed books Purple Hibiscus and Half a Yellow Sun; judging will be based on originality, creativity, and quality of writing
5.  Prize--a radio broadcast interview and your story read on NPR's Weekend All Things Considered plus a copy of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's collection of short stories, "The Thing Around Your Neck."
If you prefer to read the legal official rules, click here


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