For everyone who enjoys writing #RP612fic twitter fiction, and would like a chance to win the excellent postcolonial speculative fiction anthology “We See a Different Frontier” (including a story from Alternative Alamat contributor Rochita Loenen-Ruiz) the editors are running a twitfic/microfiction contest. Here are the rules:
- Write your colonialism-themed SFF microstory from the perspective of the colonized (full story guidelines as per the original CFS) in 124 characters or less.
- Tweet your microstory with the hashtags #twitfic #WSaDF by midnight UTC, November 6th, 2013.
- Multiple entries per author are allowed.
- Stories will be judged by Amal El-Mohtar, Fabio Fernandes and Nisi Shawl.
- One winning microstory will receive a paperback copy of the We See a Different Frontier anthology sent in the mail (an alternative prize of a pb of Outlaw Bodies may be offered if you already own a copy), plus a signed copy of Ernest Hogan’s Smoking Mirror Blues, the new Crossed Genres superhero anthology Oomph, and the steampunk anthology Journeys in the Winterlands.
- Runners-up prizes will include e-books of WSaDF or Outlaw Bodies, and Oomph.
- The winning microstories may be reproduced by Futurefire.net Publishing in promotion for the anthology, but beyond that they belong to the authors.