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1) Legal Stuff:

Entry must be original, unpublished, and unproduced, and not accepted by any other publisher or producer at the time of submission. Fantasist purchases the following rights in the English Language, throughout the world in and to all winning stories: Anthology and Collection, Serial, and Electronic (including Online). All federal, local, and state taxes are the responsibility of the winners.

2) Format:

Stories must be of a fantastical nature. This is a broad description, but basically keep the nature of the stories magical and not technological. Entries must be no fewer than 4,000 words and no more than 7,000 words long and must not have been previously published. They must be typed or machine printed, double-spaced, on one side of 8½ x 11 white paper. Do not justify right margins. The author’s name, address, and phone number must appear on the first page of the entry. The name of the story and page number should appear on every page. No electronic or disk submissions will be accepted. All entries must be original and the sole work of the entrant and the sole property of the entrant.

3) Mailing:

Mail all entries to Fantasist Enterprises, "Fantastical Visions" Entries, PO Box 9381, Wilmington, DE 19809. Submit each entry only once. You may submit more than one story, but only one of your entries can win. Enclose a self-addressed envelope with proper postage, if you wish the entry to be returned, those that do not will be destroyed. Entries must be postmarked by February 1st, 1999. Not responsible for lost, late, stolen, postage due, or misdirected mail.

4) Prizes:

One Grand Prize Winner will receive $100.00.
One Second Prize Winner will receive $75.00.
One Third Prize Winner will receive $50.00.
All Honorable Mention winners will receive ½ cent a word.

There will be no more than 17 honorable mention winners.

5) Notification and Publication:

All winners will be notified by mail before April 1st, 2000. Prizes will be mailed upon receipt of signed contract. If contract is not returned by April 15th, prize will be awarded to another individual. Books will become available by summer of 2000.

6) Where to get the book:

Copies of the book can be purchased through the Xlibris Web page at or call 1-888-7XLIBRIS or 1-215-923-4686, or by email @, or by fax or mail. See the Xlibris Web site for more ordering information.

The book can also be obtained through,,, or go to your local bookseller and ask them to order a copy for you.