The Conversation

Ever wanted to eavesdrop on a conversation? Why not let everyone do just that!

The challenge is to write a conversation based upon the following.

During a storm, three unconnected people shelter in a café. They end up sharing a table together. As the storm rages outside, the topic of religion comes up. One of the patrons is a man of deep faith, one an atheist, and the other a religious extremist. What transpires?

This can be dialogue only or provide a framework for a more narrative piece. the choice is yours.

MINIMUM 700 words. PROSE FICTION only.

The contest winner will win half of the prize pool which is based on the number of entries. The second and third place winners will each share the remaining prize pool. The prize pool is currently 70.00 member dollars. There are 4 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 90.00 member dollars. In this contest at least 2 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

Deadline: Contest is closed. Deadline was Friday, April 1, 2016.

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All contest entries will be reviewed by the Contest Entry Compliance Committee. The committee will read all entries to ensure that the contest rules are being followed. If your entry is disqualified you will not be refunded the entry fees. The committee will review the entries when the deadline is reached. The voting will begin after the committee determines that all entries qualify and disqualify those that do not.

If a word count is not specified above there is no word count requirement. Recommended length is 5,000 words or less.

This contest is open to all members. Past contest winners can join the contest. A voting booth will be created shortly after the deadline is reached. At that time all participants will be contacted so they can vote.

The voting booth will include this summary of the contest:

    Write a piece of PROSE FICTION based around the conversation between an atheist, a man of faith and a religious extremist.
    ANY genre. MINIMUM of 700 words.

If you plan to write for this contest reserve a spot. There are a limited number of entries. A vote by writers will determine the winner. The decision is final. All members that submit a work are encouraged to vote. One entry per person. New entries to the site only. If you already posted a work on that work is not eligible for a contest.

Click the link above to submit your entry. Members with reservations can use the link provided in their contest profile. Members may not request votes, mention contest entries, or notify potential voters of the vote by private message or other means as specified in the contest terms. The site automatically checks for this form of communication. A break in the contest terms will result in the cancellation of the account.

Deadline: Friday, April 1, 2016 at 11:59pm EST.

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CD Richards Entered Life, the universe and coffee
gretchen1 Position Reserved
Bar62 Entered God works in mysterious ways!
LisaD123 Position Reserved
Ozpium Position Reserved
Kaydoe Position Reserved
jusylee72 Entered Karma
zeroyear Position Reserved
kathleenspalding Position Reserved
Helen Bach Position Reserved
Realist101 Position Reserved
Spiritual Echo Position Reserved
sgrier23 Position Reserved
Cogitator Entered Enjoy