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THE ADVOCATE 873 VOL. 75 PART 6 NOVEMBER 2017 ANNOUNCING THE 2018 ADVOCATE SHORT FICTION COMPETITION ELIGIBLE CONTRIBUTORS Any person who is now, or has been, a member of the Law Society of British Columbia (including lawyers, judges and masters) or who is an articled student. Contest judges and the “staff” of the Advocate are ineligible to contribute. ELIGIBLE FICTION A fictional work, written in English, to a strict maximum of 2,500 words that deals, if only incidentally, with legal subject matter. The story must contain the following exchange (inserting whatever word or words the author wants in place of the blank): “Will I be able to __________________?” “Of course, you are in Paris!” The contributor must be the author of the work, which must be entirely original and must not ever have been published or submitted for publication or consideration in a writing competition elsewhere. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS The close of business on Friday, September 7, 2018. Submissions will not be re turned, so authors should maintain copies of their work. FORMAT FOR SUBMISSIONS Two double-spaced, typed manuscript copies, each with a separate cover sheet bearing the work’s title together with its author’s name, address, daytime telephone number and a word count. The author’s name should not appear anywhere on or in the manuscript itself, as all submissions will be judged anonymously, strictly on literary merit. ADDRESS FOR SUBMISSIONS Advocate Short Fiction Competition c/o D. Michael Bain, Editor The Advocate #1918 – 1030 West Georgia Street Vancouver, B.C. V6E 2Y3


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