It's time again for writers to battle it out on the most bloody battle field ever imagined: the internet! If you think you've got what it takes, then read the rules of engagement below and sharpen your pencils.
Enter your best story (1500-3000 words) by December 31, 2010. Be one of 8 finalists and prepare for battle as your story goes head-to-head with other contestants in an elimination deathmatch tournament where the public’s vote is cut throat and final! Grand prize includes publication in the Spring 2011 issue, $300 cash money, a BP prizepack worth $300, and, most importantly, bragging rights forever more. Two runners-up will also receive publication in Broken Pencil and paid standard publication rates. Entrance fee: 20 dollars (includes a 1 year subscription to Broken Pencil). For more info visit www.brokenpencil.com.
Attention Bands and New Media Artists:
The magazine is also looking for video artists and bands to contribute to the deathmatch contest. For more info on submitting your band’s music, or your video stuff email Nathaniel G. Moore at email@example.com.