Fall River Public Library ComicCon - Saturday, May 5, 2018

Join us for our first ever ComicCon, celebrating all things sci-fi, fantasy, superhero, and comic books! See a magic show presented by master sorcerer, Doctor Strange! Meet Darth Vader, the Amazing Spider-ManWonder Woman and others. Free comics will be available as part of Free Comic Book Day, and the afternoon will include crafts, face painting, and a raffle for a gift basket of SUPER proportions! Come dressed as your favorite comic book or movie character and you could win a prize!  

We will also hold a FAN FICTION CONTEST for the best flash fiction story (1000 words or fewer) set in any fan universe. The contest deadline is April 27, and prizes will be awarded at the ComicCon. For full details, see contest rules below.

Fall River Public Library ComicCon
Fan Fiction Contest 2018

Fan fiction writers, send us your best! We are seeking flash fiction-length stories (up to 1,000 words) based in any fandom universe from comics, books, movies, or TV. Stories should use existing characters and/or settings, but tell an original story.

Contest Rules:

  • Please format your stories in Microsoft Word or a compatible program.
  • Each story should include a cover page with title; author's name, phone number and email; category (kids, teens, or adults); and fandom (i.e. Star Wars, Harry Potter, Walking Dead, etc.).
  • The author's name should appear only on the cover page.
  • Winners will be invited to read their work at the ComicCon and agree to have their stories published on the Fall River Public Library web site. Certificates and prizes will also be awarded at the ComicCon.

Prizes will be awarded in three categories:

Kids (ages 7-11)

Teens (ages 12-17)

Adults (Ages 18 +)

Length: 1,000 words maximum

Stories should be emailed to frweb@sailsinc.org with "Fan Fiction" as the subject line, or they can be dropped off in person in the children's room.

Deadline: Friday, April 27, 4:30 p.m.