Seth Grahame-Smith is the king of mash-ups.
Regency novel plus paranormal? Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.
History meets horror? Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.
In honor of Seth’s master mixing skills, we’ve got a contest for you: write a story in which two genres collide and you could win signed copies of Unholy Night! Whether it’s a steampunk Western, a Shakespeare story set in outer space, or a tender coming-of-age werewolf tale, get your mash-up mash on and enter now!
How to Enter:
1. Read the full rules.
2. Create an account on Figment.com.
3. Start a new writing of 1,200 words or fewer.
4. Tag your writing with UnholyMash on the Details tab.
5. Press “Publish Now.”
6. You should receive a pop-up confirmation of your entry, and in about two hours or so, your piece should appear among the submissions.
You’ve got until 11:59 p.m. ET on May 28 to publish and tag your story. Voting will run until 5:00 p.m. ET on June 5 at which point the ten most-hearted entries will be judged by a Grand Central editor. The grand-prize winner will receive a signed, that’s right, signed copy of Unholy Night and a $10 Amazon giftcard. Second place will receive a signed copy of Unholy Night and a Figment tote bag. Third place will receive a signed copy of Unholy Night.