Wednesday, October 14, 2009

The Tweet the Meat First Annual Halloween Jerky Tweet Contest

The Rules:

•One entry per person.
•Anyone may enter.
•140 characters or less.
•Must not be previously published, even on your own Twitter stream
•The theme is open.
•Open: Saturday 10/17
•Close: 11:59 PM Saturday 10/24 Pacific Time
• Send entries to subject: Contest Entry
• Include a Twitter-length bio like you would with a normal submission.
•Entry constitutes acceptance of Tweet the Meat's guidelines

The Prizes:

First Place: $20

+ A copy of Issue #1 of Shock Totem autographed by Mercedes Yardley and Kurt Newton

+ A physical copy of Shimmerzine's Clockwork Jungle Book Special Issue

Second Place: $5

Third through Sixth Place: $2

The Judging:

Judges will be announced after the submission period is over. The regular Tweet the Meat editors will choose a batch of their favorites and will send these on, stripped of bios, to the judges who will rank their top 6. From these rankings, the winners will be determined.

Winners will NOT be notified in advance.

The winners will be announced by the publication of their entry on Tweet the Meat

Monday, October 26th - 6th Place will publish
Tuesday, October 27th - 5th Place will publish
Wednesday, October 28th - 4th Place will publish
Thursday, October 29th - 3rd Place will publish
Friday, October 30th - 2nd Place will publish
Saturday, October 31st - The Grand Prize Winner will publish

Prizes will be officially awarded the first week of November. Cash prizes will be awarded via Paypal. If you don't have Paypal, an gift certificate will be purchase on your behalf.
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