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Mikro-Western are fictional western fictions, non-fiction or poetic tales with a length of 280 char. (the equivalents of two tweets).
Mikro-Western are fictional western fictions, non-fiction or poetic tales with a length of 280 char. (the equivalents of two tweets). Entrants have the chance to earn $500 in prize money and have their work accepted by WWA and publicized online. The" WWA Micro-Western Contest" is held with the Western Writer's of America (WWA) account on the twitter.
Entrants in the competition have the chance to earn $500 in prize money and have their work recognised by the WWA and publicized in electronic form. The term micro-western is used to describe Western movie, non-fiction or poetic tales with 280 char. (the equivalents of two tweets). WWA's Micro-Western competition will allow WWA Twitter fans to enter an inventive storyline (fictional/non-fictive/poetry/essay) of up to 280 char.
TwinTwitter allows you to write and post "micro blogs" with a length of 140 char. Entries will be two long microwestern versions. Every micro-western is sent as personal messages (PMs) to the WWA Twin accounts. All microwesterns are assessed by WWA members. This enumeration contains the micro-western regulations and policies that all participants must obey in order to have their histories checked.
Microwesterns entered on the WWA Facebook page will not be admitted and will therefore be excluded from the race. It lasts 3 in 2017 and September-November. The competitors have one and a half days to add an inventive fictive micro-western storyline to the WWA Twitter accounts.
All submissions must be received by September 30, 2017. Over the next two month, the micro-western will be evaluated to select a prize winning team. Microwesterns can only be transmitted to the WWA Twitter accounts via Personal Messages (PM). None Micro-Western that is directly twittered to the WWA Twitter Feeds will be excluded from the WWA Twitter Feeds.
Competitors MUST be a " Follower " of the WWA Twitter-File. Entrants who are not supporters but are entering a micro-western will be excluded from the tournament. Competitors do not have to be members of the WWA. The length of all micro-western must not exceed 280 chars (this corresponds to two web pages inclusive of space and punctuation).
Only one microwesterner may take part in the tournament. That means ONE history per Twitter user. Several microwesterns entered from one bankroll will exclude the entrant's submissions from the tournament. Microwestern fiction can comprise the following recognised sub-western genres: Tradtional Western (cowboys and Indians in the Old West - think of Louis L'Amour); Modern West (stories from the mid-20th to the present time - think of Craig Johnson's Longmire); Weird West (Horror Western/Sci-fi Western/Fantasy Western - think of Stephen King's Dark Tower range or Cowboys and Aliens); and Romance Westersns (think of Diana Palmer or Joan Johnst).
Microwestern can also include topics of criminality and tragedy, but all Micro-Western MUST contain items or topics that are unique to the people, places, and experience of the American West. They can also include non-fiction such as poems and western essay. WWA becomes the owner of the micro-western entered by a competitor.
In addition, the organisation has the right to publish the entered Micro-Western, to use it for advertising purposes or to use it for other purposes. Participation in this competition assigns all copyrights to WWA. The WWA has the right to reject any Micro-Western for any reasons as determined by the competition judge. This enumeration lists the prizes and recognitions for the competitionwinner.
It raffles $500 in prize money and allows the winners to present their work on the WWA website. The best micro-western (first, second and third place) will be awarded three monetary categories. Those micro-westerns that are ranked first will get $300 and have their micro-western on the WWA website.
Mico-western, ranked second place finishers, receives $125 and is presented on the WWA website. Mico-western, ranked third place finishers, receives $75 and is presented on the WWA website.