Monthly SimLit Short Story Challenge: August 2021 Theme & Submissions w/ Reader’s Choice Awards

Please note – a little info:

This blog is updated in 3 parts:

Part 1 of this blog will present the current monthly theme, banner links and challenge specifics for the current month.

Part 2 after the close of the monthly challenge this blog will be updated to add links to the that month’s submissions and a link to vote in each category (veteran or novice) will be provided.

Part 3 After the vote closes an update to this blog post will be made to announce the top three Reader’s Choice in each category.

The “current” Part of each month’s challenge blog will be at the top of the blog.

****If you are brand new to this challenge click here for info on starting and posting:

Monthly SimLit Short Story Challenge – Announcement & Info

To see the Theme for September 2021 follow this link:

Monthly SimLit Short Story Challenge: September 2021 Theme

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Part two

August submissions & Vote

ENJOY!

Veteran Submissions:

The Vanquisher

Day 1: To Be Stranded on a Bright Sunny Day

The Bog Witch

It’s Hot!

Novice Submissions:

MSSSC: The Search for a Cure

Please be kind and read all of the entries before you make your vote;

Please remember to pick your 3 favorites in the poll.

The vote closes on 10 September @ Midnight PST

*Veteran Vote Link* – None this month

*Novice Vote Link* … None this month

One entry in the Veterans category was just for fun .. all other entries qualified for challenge and all are awarded top reader’s choice.

Thank you for your support ❤



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Part three

August 2021 submissions & Vote (Reader’s Choice Update)

Veterans:

Top three Reader’s Choice:

Day 1: To Be Stranded on a Bright Sunny Day

The Bog Witch

It’s Hot!

Novice:

MSSSC: The Search for a Cure

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Part 1 New theme for August 2021:

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CHALLENGE SPECIFICS for August 2021

WORD  COUNT:

Up to 800 max

SCREENSHOT REQUIREMENT:

min 5 to max 12

DEADLINE:

31 August 2021 @ Midnight PST

TO ENTER:

Post your story on your blog AND give me a link in the MSSSC Forum:

(If you are new to the forum and cannot post a link yet let me know and I will help.)

Monthly Simlit Short Story Challenge – forum thread link

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August 2021 participant banners

Select the banner you feel best represents you.

Submit in one of two categories:

Novice – blogging for a year or less

Veteran – blogging for more than a year and/or more experienced writer

Get your banner here:

(Dropbox Link)

Place whichever banner you choose at the beginning of your blog to indicate which branch of the challenge you are submitting to (Novice or Veteran).

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MSSSC Table of contents

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