In 2,000 words or fewer, create a short story about someone who became trapped inside of a virtual reality game. You have until 11:59 p.m. ET on Sunday, February 7th to enter your story.
Five (5) winners will be chosen to not only have their stories featured on the Figment website and social media sites but will also win a $25 gift card! Make sure you’re following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr for the latest updates and good luck!
How to enter
1. Read the full rules.
2. Create an account on Figment.com.
3. Start a new writing of 2,000 words or less.
4. Tag your writing #GameofLives on the Details tab.
5. Enter your response by the deadline listed in the prompt.
6. Press “Publish Now.”
7. You should receive a pop-up confirmation of your entry, and in about two hours or so, your piece should appear among the submissions.
8. If you have been selected as a winner you will receive a congratulations e-mail from firstname.lastname@example.org to your Figment e-mail address. You will then have two weeks (14 days) to reply with your physical address to receive any prizes through the mail.