Micro-Fic Contest — Reminder!
By: HILOBROW | Categories: Original Fiction, Serial Fiction

HiLobrow’s seventh micro-fiction contest ends on Wednesday the 14th at 9pm EST. This is your last chance to enter the contest. Don’t delay any longer!

The contest is sponsored by our friends at the used and rare bookseller Pazzo Books.

Contest deadline, guidelines, prize info, and more (including the entry form) can be found HERE.

THE CHALLENGE: Write a very short pulp-hero blurb [i.e., like the one shown on this page] for a well-known non-pulp work of fiction or film. Here’s an example: “One autumn night, Jay Gatz beheld a ladder above the trees that revealed to him the secret of all desire. Thus was born The Great Gatsby!” etc.

WIN PRIZES! GET PUBLISHED BY HILOBROW!

WINNERS TO BE ANNOUNCED ON MARCH 19!

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PAST CONTEST WINNERS! 1. (RADIUM AGE SF) TROUBLED SUPERHUMAN: Charles Pappas, “The Law” | 2. (RADIUM AGE SF) CATASTROPHE: Timothy Raymond, “Hem and the Flood” | 3. TELEPATHY: Rachel Ellis Adams, “Fatima, Can You Hear Me?” | 4. OIL SPILL: A.E. Smith, “Sound Thinking | 5. LITTLE NEMO CAPTION: Joe Lyons, “Necronomicon” | 6. SPOOKY-KOOKY: Tucker Cummings, “Well Marbled”

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HiLobrow is a p(HiLo)sophical blog. Its analog publishing division is HiLoBooks, which in 2012–13 reissued 10 forgotten sci-fi classics. HiLobrow and HiLoBooks are edited by Joshua Glenn and published by King Mixer LLC.

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