Hey writers!A few days ago Lore launched its second contest, it’s 2020 Writing Contest for fantasy stories.The contest is open to anyone, anywhere, with any fantasy story to tell. We have guidelines that will be covered in this post as well as a PDF download with all you need to know.Originally we ran a poll on Twitter with fellow Lorites and they decided upon Fantasy for this contest’s genre. So, if you are interested in knowing the basics, read on!What are the rules and guidelines?Stories of 1000 words (10% margin either way) Stories that belong to the Fantasy genre only Stories that are original work No poetry No fan fiction No excessive gore or sexual violence No hate speech of any kind Maximum of 5 entries per person (for stories with multiple authors, all authors will be considered one person). What are the contest dates?Accepting submissions from 1st February 2020 Submissions close 1st April 2020 Judging window ends 1st August 2020 (but may be extended or shortened as per need). Winners announced 1 month after Judging Window ends What is the prize?£50 ($66)(60 EUR) cash prize, publication of your story on Lore and inclusion of your story in Lore’s first short story/flash fiction anthology.Is there an entry fee?Yes. We are keeping it low as we want to keep it accessible for people of all ages and from all walks of life while provided a financial foundation to host bigger contests with better prizes. Entry fees are as follows:£1.50 ($2) (1.81 EUR) per one (1) entry £3.80 ($5) (4.52 EUR) for three (3) entries Still interested? Find out everything you need to know, including our entry process here: https://www.lorepublication.com/2020/01/lore-publications-fantasy-writing.htmlGood luck and happy writing!