Welcome to the TreasureBoxTales!
We are looking for a creative, well-written tale about your favorite treasure. Create magic. Make us laugh out loud or reach for a tissue. Astonish us. Share your tale and treasure. Bring a memory to life.
Every treasure has a tale...
Write an original tale, previously unpublished, no more than 1300 words. The tale must be about a treasure and how it relates or connects you to your experience. You may include a photo (of the treasure) to accompany the tale. There are no limits to how many tales/treasures a writer may enter, but one writer will not be awarded more than one prize per contest. The deadline for submission to this contest is October 13, 2010. Entries must be postmarked or submitted by midnight on October 13, 2010 and received by October 31, 2010.
Prize List and Entry Fees
First Prize$500.00 and publication on TreasureBoxTales.com Runner Up $100.00 and publication on TreasureBoxTales.com Entry Fee: Ten ($10 U.S. dollars) payable by PayPal (below), check or money order. ~ Winning tales will be posted and published on TheTales page of the website by 11/30/2010. ~ Monetary prizes will be awarded no later than November 30, 2010 via PayPal or money order. ~All prize winners may also be be considered for publication in future collected works of the TreasureBoxTales. ~Open to all ages. Please see guidelines and participants. Submissions deemed inappropriate will be discarded and the fee forfeited. ~Multiple submissions are permitted. A separate fee and transaction apply to each tale. ~Contest submission implies agreement to terms and conditions. All entry fees and awards are in U.S. dollars. Non-U.S. authors may enter a tale, written in English, via PayPal. The entry amount as converted by PayPal must equate to ten ($10) U.S. dollars for each entry to the contest. Entry fees from non-U.S. authors are to be paid only through PayPal. Authors residing in the U.S. have the option to pay through PayPal or by sending a money order/check made out to TreasureBoxTales and a typewritten tale (see guidelines) to the following address:
582 New Haven Rd SE
Floyd, VA 24091