Writing Contests

Chocolate Truffles

Fantasia's Chocolate Shop

or

Bull's Eye Detective Agency

Write an Original Episode!

Fantasia's Chocolate Shop and Bull's Eye Detective Agency are fictional series featured in our Storyteller Cafe voice app on Amazon Alexa (coming soon!). 

 

We're looking for original episodes to add to both series.

Try your hand at writing a conversational story for one or both series and enter our writing contest for a chance to win a cash prize!

 

Deadline for entries is:  November 15, 2020

1st Place - $125

2nd Place - $75

3rd Place - $50

To get all the details, join our mailing list by downloading the writing guides on our For Authors page

Official Rules

  • No entry fee is required. 

  • All entries must be original works by the entrant, in English. 

  • Authors retain the rights to their submissions.

  • To be eligible for a prize in this contest, each entry must be an original episode that fits into either the "Fantasia's Chocolate Shop" or the "Bull's Eye Detective Agency" series. 

  • Alternative narrators may be used as long as they fit into the theme of the original series.

  • Entries must be written using Expresso (the Chatables writing editor) and submitted in Expresso format (.json).

  • Each entrant may submit no more than two entries to the contest.

  • Each entrant is eligible for only one cash prize.

  • Chatables is under no obligation to publish the author's contest entries.

  • By submitting to the contest, the author grants Chatables LLC the right to publish the story in a voice app experience.

  • Authors whose stories are accepted for publication will be required to sign an Authors Agreement prior to publication. 

  • Entries must be received by amy@chatables.com in Expresso format (.json) by 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time, November 15, 2020.  

  • Three cash prizes will be awarded as follows:

    • 1st Place - $125

    • 2nd Place - $75

    • 3rd Place - $50

  • All judges or members of the Chatables staff are ineligible.

  • The judge's decisions are final.

  • Winners will be notified by email no later than December 15, 2020.

  • Supporting materials are available in the private Chatable Author's Group on Facebook

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