New Contest from On The Premises

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Contest #10 began on November 13, 2009. Its premise is


One or more characters have to handle an object, person, or situation that they consider “delicate” (whether it really is or not). How well these characters handle the object, person, or situation is up to you.

Your challenge: Write a creative, compelling, well-crafted story between 1,000 and 5,000 words long that clearly uses the premise.

Deadline: Saturday, January 30, 2010, 11:59 PM Eastern Time.

***NOTE: Yes, we mean January 30. Not January 31. January 30!

Prizes: 1st – $140, 2nd – $100, 3rd – $70,

Honorable Mention – $25.

All payments in US dollars.

Between zero and three honorable mentions will be published.

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