Literary contest: Campus Romance

Created : 26.11.2018 / Number of participants : 30 / Finished

Win a trip to Portland, Oregon: Litnet launches a contest to grant three gifted writers a trip to the 2019 Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) conference.  Win a registration waiver, a return ticket to Portland, and accommodation during the days of the Conference! Three finalists will be chosen from all the participating novels and will be invited to attend AWP Bookfair in March.

 

Contest Rules

Works:

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A Digital Age Courtship

BriMoniqueWill

Gertrude North embarked on college life at her mother's alma mater-- Valiant University. As a strong believer in the Christian Faith, she felt deep down in her bones she made the best decision that would not only impact her life, but the kingdom of God. She expected to grow deeper in relationship wi... more info

32048 36 23

Rating: 8

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Ongoing: 01 Apr 81 pages

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Someone to Watch Over Me

Ruechari

For as long as Cat Fischer could remember it was Liam and Cat, Cat and Liam. So in love since High School, neither of them dreamed of attending different universities. Now reaching graduation Cat discovers she's pregnant, and Liam chooses to have nothing to do with her or the baby. As a favor to... more info

316941 3269 524

Rating: 577

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By Your Side

SaraIslam98

Isn't it amazing for you and your childhood best friend to attend college together? That's what Emma and Mila thought, not knowing that college days held a lot for them. What they had in mind was nothing like what they faced in reality. Mila has always been the extrovert, wise and reliable one w... more info

13534 115 17

Rating: 16

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When Love Dies

Osaro Oghadeva

Jason, who got separated from his childhood best friend and crush, Fortunately, reconnects with her years later at the prestigious New York University. He vowed to never let go. But what if letting go was the best way to have her completely? Cassie couldn't believe she would ever see again.... more info

55168 691 93

Rating: 95

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You Are My Everything

Rachel

Bailey Rivers was what every girl wanted to be. She is rich, smart, popular and has a sweet-loving boyfriend who treats her as though she was his everything. She was the stereotypical golden girl of the school, living the dream of every other girl. Bailey seemed to be leading the perfect life, pursu... more info

16533 87 33

Rating: 16

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On Hold: 16 Apr 80 pages

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Miss Assistant

QueenShae007

Alexander Evans is studying a degree in Medicine. All she has to do to finish the degree is write the exams. However, being a student comes with a lot of expenses and a lot of money Alex does not have. She is in a large amount of debt, due to the piled up student loans, she has to use in order to pa... more info

137877 1395 71

Rating: 202

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Destined by Love

Shefali Patel

Arshiana lost everything when she lost her mother. All she was left with was emptiness, broken relations and lots of secrets and lies. Nirvaan, her best friend left when she needed him the most. He left for a promise while she kept looking for answers for his betrayal. Between the past and the p... more info

2595 18 10

Rating: 0

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On Hold: 18 Mar 75 pages

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The Truth About Happiness (#1 Tainted)

Emmerita A

One campus party brings Emilia and Micah into each other’s lives. On this specific night, after one of Emilia’s most embarrassing moments, they discuss their theories on happiness. Till this day, the events that transpired in Micah’s life eight years ago remain with him. Marring his body and... more info

6432 32 12

Rating: 6

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Until I Met You

Harshini Vaskan

Every person's life is a train journey not all who board the train stay till the end. They get down at their stations. May be some get into the train late but they never get down.Lucky are those who get their loved ones to stay with them together till they reach their last station... Love was ju... more info

47768 633 81

Rating: 84

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Not a "Love" Story

Amy Sparks

He's a guy that doesn't even know the meaning of the word "love." She's a girl who's scared to know what the meaning of the word "love" is. Add them together, and you might just get not a "love" story. --------------------------------------------------------------- Taylor Smith. She's smart.... more info

50100 619 35

Rating: 65

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Truth Or Dare

Emlika M

For as long as Linnea can remember, she'd dreamed about going to college in the US, but when the anticipated time finally comes around, nothing goes as planned. It all started with a seemingly innocent game of Truth or Dare at a frat party, but it soon turned into a dangerous game of life and death ... more info

98667 1777 91

Rating: 226

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My Black Beauty

Georgia Steel

Michelle is going to university where she will be away from family, old friends and her home town. She isn't worried about that though because she knows this is her only time to be away and alone. She would never have this opportunity again. Would Michelle be able to make the most out of these thre... more info

5963 50 19

Rating: 6

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Ongoing: 28 Feb 0 pages

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Parallel Lines

Magarika

Mashafi is a weird goofy college girl, tired of her chaotic family life, morning classes, study pressure, and expectations. Under the facade of her goofy character, she is a deprived soul, afraid of affection, commitment, abandonment, and rejection. Books and stories are the only way for her to esca... more info

1150 13 12

Rating: 2

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On Hold: 27 Feb 19 pages

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Chasing Love

R O N A

"Most relationship don't last and they are contented but kyoo and i are different, we work for it to get the person we love" Emi Torres a pretty young, snooty and popular university student who secretly chasing her ex-boyfriend named jerome despite cheating with kate. Until emi met Kyoto Garcia,... more info

48555 760 127

Rating: 89

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The dragon and the lion

JungAidee

One day, against your best friend's warnings, you decide to log into your school's FB group just to find out something about a scholarship but ended up being scolded by a misteryous user. Now, with an unrequited love and a college life to lead, how will meeting this stranger affect or help you?... more info

9919 149 16

Rating: 9

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365 Days Without You

CANDYCOATEDCAFFEINE

When Clementine, who is in her last year of college, and her boyfriend of two years break up on New Year's Eve, Clem starts to keep a journal of everything she feels each day after their breakup. After allowing herself to be depressed for a while, she starts exploring life on her own for the first t... more info

2281 41 12

Rating: 8

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On Hold: 21 Feb 15 pages

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The girl

joseph8483

This is a story about a former child soldier who managed to make her way out from the guerrillas, being a commander's favorite , he had to send her comrades to look for her , not only her comrades are looking for her but also her rapist who was afraid of her opening her mouth about his past , she ha... more info

1592 13 14

Rating: 1

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On Hold: 19 Feb 33 pages

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The Artist's Intention

SavannahGeorgia

Saige Cassatt is a junior art student at island school, Hoarfrost University, with absolutely no idea what to do about her future and has since decided her talents were better left untapped. It was just a matter of graduating at that point. But when she accidentally witnesses transfer student, Yukio... more info

7088 56 25

Rating: 13

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Bi The Way

Britiana Eva

Sean Langdon came from a small, middle-class working family, raised by a single mother. Sean is not your average bad boy. He has no interest in getting into trouble. Sean is an introvert. He likes nothing more than to stay by himself. As Sean likes to say, less people, less drama, less bullshit to d... more info

776 7 13

Rating: 3

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On Hold: 15 Feb 11 pages

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Candy Lips | 1

Alexandra Marie

For Lexi Thompson, University was a fresh start, a way out. Only, Lexi didn't count on waking up the morning after a party next to a beautiful stranger who can't get enough of her. That stranger turning out to be not so strange after all. Chase Alexander. Golden boy. British Accent. The c... more info

227656 1430 112

Rating: 379

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Sample 1 pages

Comments on a contest:

Total number of threads: 19

Okwu Wisdom 28.12.2019, 15:44:17

Wow.
I really love ❤️ this contests.
Nice names

Keira 03.04.2019, 13:55:06

Here is a link to the winner's announcement https://litnet.com/en/blogs/post/86343

Thank you for participating.

Keira 11.03.2019, 14:00:57

The list of finalists is up! Check it out https://litnet.com/en/blogs/post/84086

Keira 01.03.2019, 18:34:32

Here's a link to the shortlist in blogs https://litnet.com/en/blogs/post/82842

Andrew admin 01.03.2019, 12:07:14

Hi everyone! The application is closed now. Later today moderators will publish a shortlist of potential finalists in the blogs on Litnet. Good luck!

JungAidee 24.02.2019, 03:06:35

I already finished my book but it's still pending moderation. Does that mean I am not part of the contest yet?

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Andrew admin 27.02.2019, 19:36:01

JungAidee, Actually, Microsoft Word document would be better. As you see, Litnet has built-in anti-piracy protection, so the only way to check the text for plagiarism is your text file.

Harshini Vaskan 27.12.2018, 13:57:35

I have entered my book for the contest long back but why am I not able to find it in this page? If my book is approved, can you please send me a confirmation mail?

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Harshini Vaskan 28.12.2018, 13:15:05

Keira, Thank you so much

Harshini Vaskan 27.12.2018, 13:57:34

I have entered my book for the contest long back but why am I not able to find it in this page? If my book is approved, can you please send me a confirmation mail?

Sandra Festus 11.12.2018, 21:04:15

How do I enter the contest

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Keira 13.12.2018, 15:39:01

Sandra Festus, Hi! To enter you need to publish your novel using your writer's profile and submit it for the contest by clicking on the button above.

Sandra Festus 11.12.2018, 21:03:41

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Eli Aille 01.12.2018, 10:38:03

are all of the expenses will be on the sponsor's?

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Andrew admin 11.12.2018, 18:12:41


R O N A
, Unfortunately, Litnet won't cover your visa

Ajibade Yemisi 09.12.2018, 15:20:35

Am i to write on anything
Or is there a topic to write on

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Keira 09.12.2018, 18:40:00

Ajibade Yemisi, Hi there! The story you write has to be set on a college campus and its leading characters have to be college students.

Eliarele 05.12.2018, 13:50:42

Is it okay if I post my entry work elsewhere, like on FB, Tumblr or Wattpad? After posting it here I mean.

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Keira 07.12.2018, 18:32:57

Eliarele, Sounds perfect. Whatever works for you:)

Jalia Cemir 06.12.2018, 01:46:39

Hi. Is it okay if I post my story on sites like Wattpad as well?

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Keira 07.12.2018, 01:56:17

Jalia Cemir, Pretty much yes, you can post parts of it, but it cannot be available in full elsewhere.

Anusha Gupta 03.12.2018, 01:06:46

Is it compulsory that the book that we would be writing has to depict a story?
Can it be poetry?

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Anusha Gupta 04.12.2018, 04:03:55


Andrew
, Thank you

May Udoh 28.11.2018, 09:02:56

Cool! When is the deadline for submission?

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Andrew admin 03.12.2018, 10:05:54

May Udoh, The submissions will close on March 1st, 2019, but we encourage our authors to start writing right now. The book has to be no less than 1500 words to be eligible for the contest entry

geormie yanoc 02.12.2018, 12:07:26

I write my novel in Filipino is that all right?

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Andrew admin 02.12.2018, 20:09:23

geormie yanoc, We accept for the contest only books written in English.

Dumebi Favour 27.11.2018, 08:58:44

Sounds fun.
Are there any writing guidelines?
How do i participate?

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Andrew admin 27.11.2018, 16:12:14

Dumebi Favour,

All the contests have their rules. You can find them by pressing the Competition Rules button, or check this direct link (https://litnet.com/info/art8).

To participate in the contest you need to upload a book on Litnet. Here's a link to a video how to do it (https://youtu.be/ZjmwkM5D8qc). After you published your book, you need to go to the Contests section in the top menu, choose the contest you want to take part in, and press Add work to the contest. Then you need to choose the book you want to submit.

Cheers

Henri Yire 27.11.2018, 04:14:33

Sounds really interesting! How do I participate?

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Andrew admin 27.11.2018, 16:06:13

Henri Yire,

To participate in the contest you need to upload a book on Litnet. Here's a link to a video how to do it (https://youtu.be/ZjmwkM5D8qc). After you published your book, you need to go to the Contests section in the top menu, choose the contest you want to take part in, and press Add work to the contest. Then you need to choose the book you want to submit.

Cheers

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