§ Rebekah says: Welcome back (especially to those of you NaNo’ing last month—we missed you!)! Here at Fire&Ice we’re racing like a frenzied flash hurricane toward the end of our run. Today (Sol 17) & next week (Sol 18) are our final two regular contests. Sol 19, Friday December 18, is our Fire&Ice Grand Finale. No spoilers regarding the shape of the contest itself, except to say Deb and I are judging & we’re in possession of real, hold-in-your-hands prizes for the winner! In the meantime, I can only express again our gratitude for your joining us in this reawakened little venture and helping us write through what’s left of 2020. Can’t wait to read your stories! ❤
Time: The Fire&Ice contest is open between exactly 12:01am to 11:59pm on Fridays, Washington DC time (check the current time here). Entries submitted outside of this window are welcome, but will be
incinerated ineligible to win.
How to Play: Write and submit an original story 1) based on the photo prompt and 2) including EITHER the fire dragon or ice dragon‘s requirement. Pay attention to the 3) varying word count constraints! Story titles (optional) are not included in the word limit. At the end of your story, add your name or twitter handle, whether you chose the fire or ice dragon’s element, and word count. That’s it!
Be sure to review the contest rules here.
JUDGES: Today’s judges are Tamara Shoemaker and Eric Martell. Check out their bios on the Fire&Ice Judges page.
AND HERE IS YOUR PROMPT:
Each Fire&Ice prompt includes 1) a photo, 2) a required element (choose between the fire dragon or ice dragon’s offering), and 3) a specific word count. Your story must include all three requirements to be eligible to win.
Photo for Sol 17/19
Fire dragon option: Include a stolen identity
Ice dragon option: Include a mistaken identity
Today’s word count: between 140-150 words