Confession Corner

Confession Corner
This challenge has ended

Confession Corner

This challenge has ended

Prizes

First Place: $1,000

Second Place: $500

Third Place: $250

Dates to know

June 26: Submissions open

July 2, 11:59 pm EST: Submissions close

July 7: Winners announced

About this Challenge

Let's make this a week of reflection. Whether it's a big weight we want to get off our shoulders or something lighthearted that we want to share in the hopes of making someone else laugh, this is the time to open up.

Our confession corner is officially open for you to share that little secret you’ve been holding on to—perhaps for too long. We all have something that we’re dying to share so this is your chance to do so. Don't overthink it—anything that you want to share goes! Did you pull a prank on your younger sister and finally want to tell her it was you all along? Or did you make up an excuse to miss a party and want to reveal that you were just not in the mood? Or are you finally ready to confess the identity of your quarantine crush? Whatever it may be, the floor is all yours!

Requirements

For your story to be eligible, it must be between 600 and 5,000 words and adhere to our Community Guidelines. Stories published on Vocal and entered into the contest up until July 2, 2020, at 11:59 PM EST will be entered for consideration. Official Rules for the Challenge can be found here.

The Confession Corner Challenge is exclusive to Vocal+ members. To learn more and upgrade to Vocal+ visit https://vocal.media/vocal-plus.

To be eligible to win the grand prize, second place, or third place prizes, you must be over the age of 13 and residing in a country where Stripe is available at the time of entry. A complete list of countries where Stripe is available can be found here—winners will need to have a Stripe account created and connected in order to receive the prizes. For this reason, entrants located outside of any of these 35 countries will not be eligible to win.

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How to enter

  1. Create your story on Vocal.
  2. When submitting your story for review, select Submit to a challenge and select Confession Corner.
  3. When your story has been approved, it will appear under Submissions on this page.

Submit an existing story:

If you have an existing story you would like to enter to this contest you can do so here:
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Challenge Resources

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