Contest for Issue One Guidelines

So we’ve decided to go ahead with our contest for Issue One.  Below are the guidelines for the contest, and if you have any questions, be sure to leave them in the comments.

Contest for Issue One

To kick things off right around here, we’re going to have a little fiction contest. Not super excited yet? There’s money involved!Yeah, I thought that might help. We’re looking for the best short fiction stories (6000 words or less) you’ve got.

The Cost: $5 per short story. All money goes towards paying our authors. This is for the CONTEST ONLY. We will NEVER charge for regular submissions.

The Prize: The winner of the contest recieves ETERNAL FAME AND GLORY! Also, $150 and publication in the first issue of Basment stories.
How to Enter: First, you have to send $5 to our paypal account at
There’s a donation button on the bottom of our home page ( that you can use. Second, send an email with the subject line CONTEST:YOUR STORY TITLE. Attach your story as a .rtf, .doc, or .docx file. If the email that you’re using to send the submission isn’t the same as the one you used to pay the submission fee, be sure to indicate what email you used in the email.
The Deadline: All entries must be recieved by Midnight EST on June 1st, 2010. The winner
will be announced by July 1st, 2010.
And that’s it! Send us your stories, and good luck.
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