TWEETFICTION TWEETSTREAM #TBSFA

UPDATE: see the latest news on this competition.

… Good SF and Fantasy written in less than 140 characters?

Impossible! – Or is it?

Take the challenge, take part in the @BSFA’s

TWEETFICTION TWEETSTREAM

DURING OLYMPUS – EASTERCON 2012

And get your tweet considered for reading out at the BSFA Awards and inclusion in future BSFA publications!

Follow the FICTION search on #TBSFA

during the Con!

The Tweetstream

  • is free to enter
  • each author is allowed multiple entries
  • is open to writers of any age and nationality, including professional authors and BSFA Committee members.

Your Story

  • Stories must be in English and must be less than 140 characters in length..
  • Submissions must be original – they should be the sole work of the author/s in whose name they are submitted – and should not have previously appeared in any publication – in any language or format.
  • Stories can be Science Fiction or Fantasy (and we will take a broad definition of what those terms mean).
  • Stories may not feature characters/locations/ etc. that are part of other copyrighted works – i.e. nothing set in the universes of Star WarsStar TrekStargate, etc.
  • Your name should only appear in tweet form e.g. @joebloggs
  • Please include the hashtag #TBSFA – which leaves 134 characters for creativity
  • Simply tweet your story (including the hashtag #TBSFA as stated above, we’ll pick it up) or email to tweetfiction@bsfa.co.uk or place a hard copy into the box available at Eastercon.
  • At the end of the entry window, all entries, however delivered (tweet, email, or in the box) will be treated as granting permission to the BSFA to include in future publications.

Adminstration

  • Entries may commence at midnight Wednesday April 4th 2012
  • The closing date for submissions is midnight (GMT) on Tuesday April 10th 2012.
  • The administrators reserve the right to refuse to accept or disqualify any submission:
  • the administrators may, at their discretion, offer the opportunity for the author to re-submit
  • The administrators will not enter into correspondence on stories. They cannot offer critiques or advice on how to get published.
  • One worthy tweet will be announced as “winner” (BSFA committee members excluded) on the website after the closing date and the decisions of the administrators is final.
  • If anything is unclear, or if you have any questions, please email tweetfiction@bsfa.co.uk

 

Good Luck & JOIN IN !

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