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Entries now accepted for the 2012 Windhammer Prize

Chronicles of Arborell is running their 2012 Windhammer Prize for gamebook fiction over on their website. Get those creative juices flowing and see what you can come up with. is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2012 Windhammer Prize for Short Gamebook Fiction. The initial submission phase runs from the 1st of August to the 7th of September and entries are now being accepted. All prospective entrants should note that there have been significant changes to the entry guidelines. These changes include the entry length which has been adjusted to a 23,000 word count rather than the previous 40 page maximum. Also fan-fiction can no longer be accepted. This has been necessitated by the offer in this year's competition of commercial publication of all winning entries as a part of the competition prize pool.

Now in its fifth year this contest is proudly sponsored by and continues as a means to promote the gamebook genre, and to provide exposure within a competitive environment for aspiring gamebook authors. In particular this prize values creative and original works of gamebook fiction. The challenge given to those who wish to participate is to develop a full gamebook experience whilst meeting stringent requirements regarding length and original content. This competition is open to all gamebook writers and requires no entry fee or other costs.

All information regarding this year's comp including full entry guidelines, competition schedule and prize details can be found at the Windhammer Prize webpage.

May Glory and Renown follow all who enter.