In light of Curtiss Ann's recent post about Twitter, I thought folks here might be interested in this fun little contest: is holding its very first Twitter-Fic contest!  The task:  To write a complete story incorporating the contest theme in one tweet (126 characters or fewer).  The prize:  An autographed copy of Pati Nagle's brand new release THE BETRAYAL.  The judges:  A crack team of noted authors: Pati Nagle, Jennifer Stevenson and Sarah Zettel.  Stories will be judged on creative use of the theme and the medium.

The Theme:  Elf meets Vampire

The timeline:  The contest opens at 9 am EST Friday April 10 and closes 9pm Sunday April 12.

Where: Twitter:


1) Up to five entries per twitterer.
2) One tweet per entry.
3) All work must be original to the twitterer.
4) No obscenity.  If you can't say it on network TV between the hours of 10pm-12pm you can't say it here.
5) No late entries will be considered.
6) No early entries will be considered.
7) Tweet your entry @bookviewcafe (type "@bookviewcafe" and a space, then your story, into your update box).  All entries must BEGIN with @bookviewcafe.

Once the contest begins, the entries may be viewed at

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