Now that April 1 is done and out of the way, time for some fictional foolishness, in 1563 words or less. Submit your stories by April 30 for a chance to win. Stories can be in any speculative genre and do not necessarily have to feature pranks.
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Entries should be mailed to email@example.com as a .doc, .docx, or .rtf attachment. Please include your name, story title, and contact information on your manuscript itself. If we cannot identify your entry from the file you will be disqualified. Multiple submissions are permissible, but reprints are not. The winning entry will be published on the eSpec Books blog and the winner will receive a free ebook copy of the eSpec Books title of their choice. Prize can be reserved for a future book if the winner already has the available titles.