From the contest:
Arborell.com is pleased to announce that the competition guidelines and timetable for the 2013 Windhammer Prize for Short Gamebook Fiction are now available.
All prospective participants should note that there have been changes to the competition rules and all authors should be aware of these changes prior to submission. Most important amongst these are the provision of a new set of commendation awards, a significant increase in the cash prize pool, changes to the competition timetable, voting rules and how the entry list is presented during the voting phase.
This contest is proudly sponsored by arborell.com and continues in its sixth year 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.