Fanfiction Contest Rules

Everything you need to know for what to write, what you CAN write, and how to submit it.

Deadline: 11:59pm, March 9th

Do you like to write? Do you see pairings everywhere you look? Do you enjoy making people who would never fight fight for fun? Well, FreeCon has the event for you! This year we are introducing the new Fanfiction Contest for all to enjoy, if you win or become the favorite of a judge it will even be read out loud during the convention. There are two sections, PG and 18+, and plenty of prompts to choose from!

Prompts

PG or 18+

  • Write your happy ending for your non-canon OTP
  • PLOT TWIST: Scenario of an important character that died previously becoming reanimated/ reincarnated- what would happen, what would they do?
  • The first and last time two characters met- your interpretation and can be AU or canon universe
  • Your favorite character appears in this universe, and you are their guide
  • You wake up in you favorite anime after being mocked out (must be canon-verse), and a character(s) is/are your guide(s)
  • Character A finds Character B’s phone number [enter place here]
  • "Walking in on significant other dancing to a cheesy love song"
  • Characters get lit
  • My friend dragged me to a party and now I’m lost
  • "I wish you’d stop and realize just how loud you’re being"
  • "We’re at a murder mystery party and I’m convinced you're the killer"
  • "The sun hasn’t even come up and you want me to do what now?"
  • "Somehow you don’t even have to open your mouth to make my head hurt"

18+ Only

  • "You’re dressed as a sexy cop and oh god please arrest me"
  • "Ranting about annoying things that they both disagree with which leads to kissing and so on…"
  • "Walking in on significant other dancing to a cheesy love song"
  • "Stop getting crumbs all over my bed"
  • "We pulled an all nighter trying to play monopoly and I may have confessed some weird things."

Rules

  • No incest
  • No non-con: everything must be fully consensual
  • NO COFFEE SHOP AUs PLEASE
  • No pedophelia: adults and characters as young as 16 can be shipped, and any ships involving characters younger than 16 can't have more than a 5 year age-gap
  • No pedophilia pt.2: minors cannot be used in any sexually explicit prompt
  • Please do not do crossover couples, as it can get confusing
  • Does not have to be a full fanfiction, though it must have a clear ending, even if that ending is like the ending of a chapter
  • You must stick to a prompt, if you do not, you will be disqualified
  • If you are not present to receive your prize, it will be given to the runner-up as a gift in your name

How to Submit My Story

The information listed below must be filled out and present on the cover page of your fic and included in the body of the email emailed to us at fsu.freecon@gmail.com with the email titled Fanfiction Contest. Please attach your Fic as a separate document, do not link to a fanfixx or wattpad (etc) account as we cannot verify it is yours/there may be an issue with the link and do not paste into the body of the email, it will be hard to read and we will judge you poorly out of spite.

  • Title:
  • Name:
  • Phone Number:
  • Email:
  • Prompt:
  • Rating (either PG or 18+):
  • Fandom Genre:
  • Fandom:
  • Characters Involved:
  • Canon or AU?
  • Description of AU (if applicable):
  • Pairing (if applicable):

FAQ

  • No incest
  • No non-con: everything must be fully consensual
  • NO COFFEE SHOP AUs PLEASE
  • No pedophelia: adults and characters as young as 16 can be shipped, and any ships involving characters younger than 16 can't have more than a 5 year age-gap
  • No pedophilia pt.2: minors cannot be used in any sexually explicit prompt
  • Please do not do crossover couples, as it can get confusing
  • Does not have to be a full fanfiction, though it must have a clear ending, even if that ending is like the ending of a chapter
  • You must stick to a prompt, if you do not, you will be disqualified
  • If you are not present to receive your prize, it will be given to the runner-up as a gift in your name

If you have any other questions, be sure to email us at the same address. We're good at getting back to people.