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"Everyone's Wrong About Science" Story Writing Contest
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Contest info


FanStory has been helping writers of all skill levels to get feedback for their writing and become a part of an online writing community. It represents an unparalleled source of writing tips, challenges, and contests. In terms of the latter, a member of FanStory is now organizing a Story Writing Contest with a specific topic open to writers worldwide.

It invites writers, who can come up with an essay or short story convincingly explaining why one part of science isn't right, to engage in a contest with a cash prize.

Can you take this challenge?

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Start date

1 July 2018  -  24 July 2018


1 July 2018  -  24 July 2018


24 July 2018  -  31 July 2018



The contest winner will win half of the prize pool which is based on the number of entries.
The second and third place winners will each share the remaining prize pool.
The prize pool is currently 8.00 member dollars. There are 16 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 72.00 member dollars.

General rules


For this contest, you are required to write an essay or short work that convincingly explains why one part of science isn't right.
Examples could be "Why Physics is Really Part of Chemistry" or "Why We Should Make Cooking a Science".
Weird and wacky theories are welcome, but please do not take either side of any big controversies, i.e. origin science controversy, unless you have a new/unheard side to present.
Works may be as long or short as you need, up to 3000 words.
In this contest at least 5 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.
All contest entries will be reviewed by the Contest Entry Compliance Committee. The committee will read all entries to ensure that the contest rules are being followed. If your entry is disqualified you will not be refunded the entry fees. The committee will review the entries when the deadline is reached. The voting will begin after the committee determines that all entries qualify and disqualify those that do not. This contest is open to all members. Past contest winners can join the contest. A voting booth will be created shortly after the deadline is reached. At that time all participants will be contacted so they can vote.


Age restriction: 1 / 100

Available for citizens: Worldwide