Jingle All the Way Holiday FanFiction Contest



Submissions: November 13th – December 11th

Voting: December 12th – 17th

This is our second annual Holiday Contest. It’s a Banner and one-shot contest. Picture prompts are used in this contest for your one-shot or banner.

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All entries must be ANONYMOUS. PLEASE DO NOT divulge any specifics of your story (unless it’s to your beta, prereader, or the contest secret keeper in confidence), including the word count, and any other clues as to which entry could be yours.

Do NOT contact anyone other than the secret keeper. You will be disqualified immediately! Anyone found trolling for votes will be disqualified immediately. We also ask fans not to promote individual stories. You may promote the contest as a whole.

The only person who will know who wrote what is the Secret Keeper. Judges, Hosts and Banner Makers will NOT know who wrote what.

Please do not post or continue your story anywhere until after the winners have been announced on December 19th. After, please feel free to continue your story into a full length fiction; although, the contest entry must stand alone.

Please also do not announce the RL names of those who didn’t win. The choice will be theirs to come forward and announce themselves.

Submissions will be taken from November 13th through December 11th and judging will take place from the 12th till the 17th of December, winners will be announced on the 19th.

Submissions must be in BEFORE 11:59PM EST on December 11th. Anything recieved after that will be not be accepted.

Entries can be any fandom, genre, rating, AU, AH, canon, and non-canon pairings.

Entries must be new, original work of the submitting author.

This year since we are including 4 different holidays, we are allowing 2 submission per author, but must be from 2 different prompt categories (such as one from Christmas and one from Yule), two collaboration with another writer is also permitted.

Entries must be between 500 and 10,000 words.

Entries must fit within the theme of the contest or they will be returned unposted. You may revise and resubmit as long as it does not violate the hard limits below.

Entries must be beta’d. We will be validating all entries for grammar, spelling, etc. If there are a large number of errors or the story has issues with readability, then your entry will be sent back to you so that you may edit and revise before resubmitting.

Content Limitations: NO incest, bestiality, rape, real person fiction, or pedophilia. Offending submissions will be disqualified upon receipt–no resubmissions will be allowed regardless of revisions.


Entries should be emailed to jingleallthewaycontest@gmail.com. Please use word doc format. Do not copy/paste your entry in the body of the email! Entries will be returned to submitting author if there are any concerns upon receipt of entry. If there are no concerns, entries will be posted on STARS to be open to public reading/voting.


Results will be announced on the FB group

When Submitting your story or Banner, please include the prompt number used for your story or banner.


All entries should include the following header:

Penname: (will not be published – only known to the secret keeper)



Title of Story:




Word Count:

Story Summary:

Prompt #:

Standard Disclaimer: The author does not own any publicly recognizable entities herein. No copyright infringement is intended.

Banners should include the following in the email:

Penname: (will not be published – only known to the secret keeper)


Prompt #: