Writers Contest

Theme: Open Theme
Get your plots ready, a new Writers Contest has arrived!

Judges: Wolfenshire

Open Theme

This year's Writers Contest is open theme. Write a story in your choice of genre and style, whether it be fantasy, drama, sci-fi, horror, or even non-fiction if you like. You have maximum freedom to create. The contest will be judged by Staff. (No a.i. assisted stories permitted)

General Contest Rules

  • The contest cover art is not in any way to be interpreted as what is or is not permitted: Read the Contest Rules to determine what is permitted.
  • All Renderosity members are eligible to enter, except for staff.
  • Members may submit three entries.
  • Images and videos entered in previous Renderosity contests are not permitted.
  • Original images and videos, and previously posted images and videos, such as on FB or the Renderosity Galleries, but have not been previously entered in a Renderosity contest, are permitted to be entered.
  • The contest will not be anonymous, and you are permitted to repost your entries online, such as on FB or the Renderosity Galleries, and talk about your entries, and to encourage others to come view or enter the contest.
  • The theme of the contest is only a guideline, or suggestion, and may be deviated from within reason. Contact the contest manager before creating your scene if you are unsure if your deviation would be acceptable.
  • If a profanity, violence, or nudity tag would be required for your entry, the entry cannot be used in the contest.
  • Questionable entries will be sent for Staff Review and take 24 hours to get back. If you submit an image that has to be sent for Staff Review, and there is not enough time left before the contest deadline to conduct the Staff Review, it will be rejected.
  • No thumbnail is required, it is automatically generated for you.
  • No nudity is allowed. Nudity is defined as exposure greater than what can be seen wearing a string-thong bikini. However, regardless of attire, an image presented in a manner that may be inappropriate will be sent for a Staff Review.
  • Images that do not follow the contest rules or our Terms of Service will be removed.
  • By uploading your entry, you are agreeing that this is your original work.
  • A.I. Art is not permitted.
  • A.I. assisted stories are not permitted.
  • Any entry containing violence, blood, brutality or gore that is implied or explicit will be removed.
  • Any entry containing weapons of any kind, or objects to be used as weapons is subject to review for violence.
  • Any entry containing childlike imagery in suggestive poses will be removed.
  • Renderosity reserves the right to modify the rules as needed for unforeseen circumstances.
  • No purchase is necessary to take part in the contest.
  • Winners will be announced on this contest page.

Entry Specifications

  • Must have cover art. Image size may be a minimum of 600 x 600 pixels, or up to a maximum of 1200 x 1200 pixels, and any size in-between. Clarification: The length and width can be no smaller than 600 pixels, nor larger than 1200 pixels. Example: 600 x 1200, 700 x 900, 600 x 1200, 845 x 1199.
  • Acceptable image formats are: .jpeg, .png, or .gif format (72 dpi).
  • Thumbnail is automatically generated.
  • The cover art can contain 3D elements, 2D elements, photographic elements - so long as it is your work.
  • Do NOT use HTML formatting.
  • Double-space between paragraphs.
  • All stories must comply with Renderosity's Terms of Service.
  • Use the description field to tell us your story; also noting your inspiration and word count.
  • There is no minimum word count, but maximum word count is suggested not to exceed 1000 words.
  • Any style of writing is acceptable, to include poetry.
  • You cannot sign your real name, Renderosity username, or use any logos on your image or thumbnail, but you can sign your real name or Renderosity username in the description box.

Voting Rules

  • The winners will be selected by staff.

Additional Information

All prize winners must supply Renderosity with their real name, email address and mailing address for prize distribution and registration.

By entering this contest, you agree that your submission(s) may be used by Renderosity for promotional purposes. This may include; online, digital, print, on CD or in any other medium. By submitting your entry into this contest you are granting Renderosity the right to retain your entry in its archive and to display the entry within this community to promote Renderosity and/or future contests held.

By submitting this form, you agree that you are authorized to grant Renderosity the permission to use of your image in print advertising, promotions or website usage. The Artist will remain the intellectual property holder of their images.


First Place

Entry #20

2nd Place

Entry #13

3rd Place

Entry #23

Honorable Mention

Entry #10

Honorable Mention

Entry #16

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