The First FicFun Writing Contest Officially Sets Sail

July 07 18:57 2017

Are you a literature lover? Do you want to share your love and work with the world? Do you want to get paid by writing online? If so, then we have some news for you! The first writing contest held by FicFun will take place this July. Professional writers, amateurs, and literature lovers alike are all encouraged to make an entry!

In addition to prizes up to $7,000, we will select writers with potentials to become contract authors. This means we’ll pay you for every word you write! Sound good? Then don’t hesitate to act now!

Winner writers may share $7,000? Also a chance to get a $20,000 contract? Only@FicFun!

 

Qualification:

Anyone who has an account on FicFun

Categories:

Romance, Teen Fiction, Vampire / Werewolf, Mystery/Crime, and Fantasy/Sci-Fi

Guideline:

1. Choose one Genre

2. Submit

3. Complete the Contact Info

4. Automatically go to the Author Center

5. Click Create a Book to start

*PLEASE NOTE that all entries must be submitted through the Competition Page. Books created by directly clicking Create from the homepage won’t have the qualification to enter the contest.

*Please don’t change the genres of your works for the competition. Any genre except for the five genres (Romance, Teen Fiction, Vampire / Werewolf, Mystery/Crime, and Fantasy/Sci-Fi) will not have access to the competition.

*In addition, books submitted through the Competition Page can be updated through clicking Create on the homepage.

Schedule:

1、Contest Duration: July 3 to September 4, 2017

2、Reader’s Poll: July 3 to September 4, 2017

3、Vote Tallying and Award Announcement: September 4 to September 8, 2017

4、Prizes will be awarded from September 11 to October 6, 2017

Prizes:

Fan Choice Award
USD 500 for champions
USD 300 for the second place contestants
USD 200 for the third place contestants
USD 100 for the fourth place contestants
USD 100 for the fifth place contestants

* Five winners for each genre and 25 prize winners in total will be selected based on the votes (including readers’ and editors’) they receive.

Other prizes:

Editor’s Choice Award: USD 100
* The editors will select 10 winners among those who are not included in the top 25.

Readers Award: Amazon electronic gift cards (USD 10 each card)
* During the contest, all readers are welcome to post comments below the entries. After the announcement of prize winners, the writers of the 3 most-liked comments will receive Amazon electronic gift cards (USD 10 each card). Each account will only be awarded 3 cards at most.

Requirements for prize-winning readers:

1) Each comment cannot be less than 100 words and shall receive at least 10 likes.
2) The prize-winning readers shall be in the regions that support the use of Amazon electronic card.

Rules:

1) During the contest, all contestants must upload their works to the designated page. The works have to be original, previously unpublished, and cannot be published on other websites during the competition. If the contestants violate any rules of the contest, they will be disqualified. Authors are free to write about any theme or topic except child pornography and bestiality.

2) Entries must meet the following requirements: at least 5 chapters with 2000 or more words per chapter; The piece of writing must have more than 100 votes in order to be considered as a valid entry into the competition. The final result will depend on the number of votes, and each account is limited to 10 votes per month.

3) The entries have to be novels which will be judged only based on the number of votes. For the sake of fairness, all entries will be displayed on the contest page and the latest works will be placed at the forefront. Therefore, we advise you to update your work frequently, even if it is only a short story.

4) For the authors who have already uploaded works to FicFun before the contest. If the works are original and haven’t been published on any other platform. Then they are also qualified to enter the competition.For more details, please send emails to edit@ficfun.com or contact our editors.

5) During the contest, FicFun will, by default, have the exclusive right of displaying all entries, and contestants will not be able to display their works on other platforms such as forums, social media platforms, and other literature websites. If the same work is found to be published elsewhere, the author will be disqualified. After the competition, FicFun has the right to display all entries, and the entries can be unconditionally displayed on the FicFun’s website, yet the copyright still belongs to the author. If the entry will be used for commercial purposes, FicFun will conduct further consultations with the author.

6) After the competition, FicFun will select a group of contestants as our contract authors. As a contract author, you will receive at least $300 per month from FicFun as long as you update your articles according to the contract. The basic requirements for work are to update at least 15 chapters per month, with each chapter no less than 2000 words and the number of total chapters no less than 150. The remuneration for each chapter is $20. The more popular your works are, the more you will be paid. It is important to note that the winners of the contest are not necessarily our contract authors. Anyone who uploads works to FicFun’s website, whether they are competition entries or not, can become our contract authors. Our professional team will carefully judge every piece of work.

7) If the works of the contract author fails to bring more readers or clicks in two months, FicFun will be involved in the creation processes of works through giving instructions on the modification of plots, increasing the frequency of updates and other means. If the conditions of works still have no change in one month, FicFun will cancel the works after careful consideration.

8) Remuneration: Monthly remuneration will be issued before the end of next month. The works of contract authors have to be original, and FicFun has exclusive copyright of the works of contract authors. Other specifics about copyrights will be stipulated in the contract.

Sound good? If so, then tell a friend, pick up your pens and keyboards, and join the fun!

If you have other questions, you can email us. Our email address is edit@ficfun.com

You can find us on Facebook at FicFun Ding. You can also contact us via Discord. Our current authors are use this software to make communication quick and convenient. Our Discord ID is Tomcrueding # 8806 and Betty Liu#7669. FicFun reserves the right of final interpretation for the terms.

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Email: contact@ficfun.com
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Country: United States
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