World of Warcraft: Blizzard Announces 2011 Global Writing Contest

Posted Tue, Aug 16, 2011 by Saia

As we get even closer to BlizzCon, Blizzard are unveiling even more World of Warcraft-related contests. The latest is the annual Global Writing Contest where budding authors get the chance to submit their fan fiction for a chance to visit Irvine and eat with the Blizzard writing team.

This year’s contest is a little different though. Most notably, you can only have one entry and have until September 28th - just over a month from now - to submit the story, which must be between 2,500- to 7,500-words and set in any of Blizzard’s three universes.

The prize this year is particularly awesome with the grand prize winner recieving a trip to Blizzard's headquarters in Southern California, where they will meet and eat with the Blizzard writing staff. In addition, they’ll receive a Doomhammer hammer by Epic Weapons and copies of the StarCraft Archive, the Diablo Archive, the Warcraft Archive, the Warcraft: War of the Ancients Archive, and World of Warcraft: Chronicles of War. All books will be signed by Chris Metzen, their respective cover artists, and the Creative Development Publishing team. Come on, how awesome is that?

So, if you’re a budding author and want to impress with that fan fiction you’ve been writing where someone in the Alliance finally saves the world or those Blood Elf and Draenei orphans from Children’s Week discover their destiny, grab your pen and paper and get writing!

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