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Wattpad Short Story Writing Prompt Contest

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Wattpad Short Story Writing Prompt Contest

Official Rules

By participating in the Wattpad Writing Contest ("Contest"), each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules (the "Rules") and the decisions of Wattpad Corp. ("Sponsor") and selected participants from the Wattpad Ambassador program ("Ambassadors"), which are final and binding in all matters.


To participate in the Contest, you must submit your entry of a short story inspired by the Contest prompt through ("Website") during the period beginning at 9:00 am ET on August 1st, 2021 through 11:59 pm ET on September 30th,, 2021 ("Entry Period"). Visit the profile (the "Contest Profile") and follow the instructions provided ("Instructions") on how to submit your short story inspired by the Contest prompt (each, an "Entry"). All Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on September 30th, 2021 to be eligible. Multiple entries are allowed. If you do not already have a Website account, you will be required to create one in order to enter. Creating an account is free as of the publication of these Rules. All Website Policies, found here , apply. Accounts or Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means will be void, as will entries from duplicate or alternate accounts. Website's clock will be the official time-keeping device for the Contest.

All Entries must meet the following criteria:

Each entry must be in English, original and may not exceed 7500 words in length (500 for poetry entries), as reflected in the Wattpad desktop experience. Each entrant must have all rights necessary to post and submit their Entry. Entries must not infringe on the intellectual property or other rights of any third party. It is each entrant's responsibility to ensure that they have all necessary rights to submit the Entry and to grant Sponsor the rights described in these Rules.

Entries must be submitted through your Website account in the manner specified on the Contest Profile.

Entries must comply with all Instructions specified on the Contest Profile (incorporated herein by reference).

Entries must not contain identifying information (e.g. names, addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses or mailing addresses) of any real person, including entrant.

Entries must not contain material that is obscene, lewd, disparaging, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, sexually explicit, racially or ethnically offensive, or that otherwise contains inappropriate content or objectionable material as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, or that encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or violate any law. Entries must be appropriate for viewing by the general public; appropriateness will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.

Entries must not disparage the goodwill and business reputation of Sponsor or any of its content licensors.

Entries must be relevant to the Contest theme.

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