Cursed Love Contest

For those who are damned…

This contest is designed for writers and readers who enjoy a good old fashioned cursed love. A type of love, that no matter how hard the heroine or hero obsesses over their love it will not be returned and if it does? It comes back demented or cursed.

In 690 words or less give me a cursed love story that will leave me begging to turn the page.

Contest rules:

  1. Contest is open to all amateur and professional writers.
  2. Piece can me now more than a year old.
  3. Piece can not have won any other contests.
  4. Entrants must be 18 years or older.
  5. All genres are welcome excluding erotica and those with extremely graphic scenes, fetish themes, and/or overly-explicit language. Such entries will be disqualified at the discretion of the judges.
  6. Contest begins 10/30/2017. Entries will close on 2/14/2018. ENTRIES HAVE BEEN EXTENDED TILL WEDNESDAY FEB 21, 2018.
  7. Winner will be announced 3/14/2018.
  8. Top five entries will be published on Shonda Brock’s websites and social media profiles.
  9. Winner will receive a VISA gift card in the amount of $100. If winner is outside North America, they will be given the equivalent in an Amazon eGift card.

Winner will be announced 3/14/2018.

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103 Responses to Contest

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  2. Chelsey says:

    Just entered my one sentence. 🙂

  3. celestialsue says:

    just want to make sure that you got my submission…if not I will re-send…Sue G.

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  7. Leah Hamrick says:

    I just entered… I had to do it twice because I messed up the first time and didn’t catch it right away… Sorry!

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  9. Victor Nandi says:

    Hi, Please pardon my sending it twice. I couldn’t be certain if it was delivered the first time.

  10. T A Chan says:

    Thanks for hosting! Just submitted 🙂

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  12. How do we know if our entry was received? I just submitted one.

      • tabbicat7 says:

        I entered two stories by mistake. The one that I wanted to be entered is titled “Return”, not “Black Veil”. My sincerest apologies and I hope you had received my entry.

      • shondabrock says:

        Sorry for the delay. I remembered seeing your message but I couldn’t remembered where I saw the message. I read both and I had to immediately visited your site. I liked them both. I don’t have them in front of me now. I think one was shorter?
        But I was impressed. I love 💕 your backstory.

        Stay inspired,

  13. I want to enter this contest, but I’m confused about one thing. Can we just come up with an opening line, or does it have to be the first of a story, paragraph, etc.?

  14. Andrew Lambert says:

    If my frustration equals your enjoyment we are off to a great start together! Thanks for hosting great contest like this!
    Andrew Scott Lambert

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  16. Katie C says:

    Just entered! Hope it went through. 🙂

  17. Left my line, and it’s based on recent personal experience. 🙂

  18. Wildfire8470 says:

    Did you get my entry?

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  23. tabbicat7 says:

    Hi Shondra. The shorter one titled Return is the one I wanted to submit for the contest. Black Veil was completely accidental lol. My apologies I just wanted to know if that one got in.

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