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Blizzard Entertainment is proud to present its first global writing contest. If you enjoy the Blizzard Entertainment universes and have the drive to pen fantasy fiction in them, hereâ€™s your chance to shine.
Whether you conjure stories in your free time or write for a living, youâ€™re encouraged to participate. This contest is open to entrants from around the world, and will be judged by Blizzard Entertainmentâ€™s own writers and masters of lore.
To enter, submit a 3,000 to 10,000 word story written in English and set in the Warcraft, StarCraft, or Diablo universe by April 12 and earn your chance to visit the Blizzard Entertainment headquarters and meet the writers and staff behind the lore seen in the games and books.
See below for additional prizing details, or check out the official rules for more information.
"Trip to Blizzard Entertainment headquarters in Southern California to meet and eat with the Blizzard writing staff, and a Frostmourne sword"
[b] Runner Up[/b]
"Seven runners-up will receive prize packages consisting of signed copies of the Diablo Archive, Warcraft Archive, StarCraft Archive, and the Warcraft War of the Ancients Archive. "
Before you submit you must check out all the rules which can be found here
The main points in the rules of the contest is who can and cannot enter, here is probably the most important part:
[quote]If you are under the legal age of majority in your country of residence, or your state of residence if you are a resident of the United States (a "Minor"), one of your parents or legal guardians must submit a signed, written statement that they have read, understood and agree to these Contest rules with your entry, and that such agreement constitutes acceptance of these Contest rules on behalf of you and themselves.
If you reside in the States of North Dakota, Vermont, Connecticut or Maryland in the United States, the Province of Quebec in Canada, or Queensland, Victoria or the Australian Capital Territory in Australia, you are not eligible to participate in this Contest.[/quote]
Good luck and have fun entering!