Through the Garden Gate Historical Contest -
We are looking for time travel stories 15,000 - 20,000 words in length. There are four categories: Regency (1811-1820), Civil War(1861-1865), Western(set west of the Mississippi in the 1800's), and Vintage (1955-1965). One story from each category will be e-book published and all entries will receive a critique.
The rules :
All stories must start in 2007 with the heroine vacationing in this cottage (see picture) set in Bury, Lancashire, England. When she walks through the garden gate she is transported in time and finds romance in one of the time periods stated above.
Send your entry as a Word .doc or .rtf attachment with 'Gate Contest: title of ms'" in the subject line to: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.orgPlease be sure to use standard manuscript formatting on all entries.
Deadline is August 30, 2007. You may send your entry any time up to that date. Winners will be announced October 31, 2007, and the winning entries will be e-published in December 2007.