Contest #22 | Obstacles | CLOSED

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Welcome to our brand new contest in conjunction with Romance!

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Welcome to our brand new contest in conjunction with Romance!

The theme for this contest is obstacles. Something, or someone, is in your way. Whether you are a stalker about to claim your latest victim, or a lover desperately searching for your partner, or a cop on the hunt for the biggest criminal—the goal is always the same:

"I will always find you."

In 1,500 words, write a one-shot based on the above quote. You may interpret the quote and set the scenario however you wish, as long as your entry is under the Mystery genre.



(Entries that do not adhere to the following guidelines will be disqualified.)

Your entry should be 1,500 words (acceptable range is between 1400-1600 words). Anything under or above the range will be disqualified.

Your entry must be written in English. Mystery must be the primary genre of your entry. Secondary genres (e.g. Action / Teen Fiction / Romance) are acceptable too.

Your entry must be an original work written for this contest. Your entry should be PG-13 and must adhere to Wattpad's Content Guidelines.

Submit your entry via this FORM. Incorrect links or entries submitted anywhere else will not be accepted.

The deadline is 4th July 2019 11:59PM UTC/GMT.



First place winner will receive a shoutout from Romance and Mystery to ~650,000 followers. The winner will also receive a sticker from Romance and proceed to Round 2, where they will go head to head with winners from other profiles to win the grand prize.

Four additional winners will also receive a shoutout from Mystery to ~190,000 followers. All winning entries will be featured in our Chills & Thrills anthology and Contest Winners reading list.


Happy writing and good luck!

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