Call for Hyperfiction and Criticism, by John December
The Hyperfiction Contest Rules
Here's the rules for CMC Magazine's
- You must get your full entry to CMC Magazine
before October 1, 1996 at noon Eastern Standard Time to be
considered for the contest.
You can do this in several ways:
- You can email all the support files and
text of your entry (HTML files,
Java source code, etc., with
You could do this in plain text or as a uuencoded
file. Please check well in advance of the
deadline to make
sure we can unpack your entry--if in doubt
send plain text, with each file in a separate
email message with the subject line as the name of
the file. If you use Java, you'll have to send your
- You can make your files available
at a ftp site where we can pick them up.
Email the location and instructions to
- You can send your entry
on a computer disk to
- Hyperfiction writers are free to use, abuse, or ignore
Magazine's navigation symbols.
- CMC Magazine
will not be liable for lost or misplaced entries,
or entries which don't work (can't be deciphered, faulty
code). Entries sent on physical media can't be returned,
nor will entries which have been rejected stored. Don't send
your only copy or delete your best copy.
- All executable code (for example, Java scripts or programs) will
be checked for security and is liable to be rejected
for any security reason.
- The theme of the entry must relate to the experience of
online communication (for example,
by including characters, settings,
references, or scenes involving or describing online
communication or interaction).
- Entries accepted for publication will appear in
the December 1996 issue and be available thereafter
in CMC Magazine's permanent archives.
- CMC Magazine
reserves the right to reject any or all entries and
will have the final say with regard to
awarding prizes, including not awarding
some prizes if compelling entries are not submitted.
- This contest is void where prohibited by law.
and December Communications, Inc. assume no
liability for any damages as a result of
the conduct or outcome of this contest.