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Deathmatch 2017

 The Deathmatch Indie Short Story Contest kicks off

this Saturday, February 4th 2017 at 12:01 am. 

Lightning Elimination Round: Saturday Feb 4 at 12:01 – Sunday Feb 5 at 11:59pm.

The top 16 stories as chosen by Broken Pencil compete for votes.

The top 8 go on to the semi-finals. The rest go home!

Who will take home the grand prize of cash money and the complete Indie Writers Makeover?


Thank you to our presenting Deathmatch sponsor and national education partner


The Indie Writers Deathmatch rules and regulations are here!

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