It’s 1938 —the Golden Age of Hollywood— and Margaret Frobisher, erstwhile debutante, is willing to do whatever it takes to make it. When she gets her big break at Olympus Studios, she changes her name to Margo Sterling and dives headfirst into the glamorous, but dangerous, world of movie-making. With the disappearance of an up-and-coming actress looming over Olympus, does Margo have the stuff to beat out all the other girls trying to claw their ways to the top?
In 150 words or fewer, write a scene in which you (or your character) meet a famous person. Tag your story StarstruckFlash. The entry period closes on Sunday, April 28 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
Author Rachel Shukert will be reading all of the entries. One grand prize winner will receive a signed copy of Starstruck and these super cool character hand puppets made by Rachel! (Rachel promises the puppets she makes you will be “somewhat cuter”)
Two runners-up will each receive a copy of Starstruck.
How to Enter
1. Read the full rules.
2. Create an account on Figment.com.
3. Start a new writing of 150 words or fewer.
4. Tag your writing with StarstruckFlash 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.