This month is an Open Contest - no prompts. Give us the best your imagination has to offer. Requirements 1,200 - 5,000 words Any genre Any style Polished to the best of your ability One entry per person How to Enter Post your entry as a reply to this thread. It will be automatically anonymised. Please title the story and include the word count. You will be able to post entries until 14 January at 23:59 GMT. Voting Voting will run from 15 - 31 January. There is no fixed voting criteria: voters will choose the story they think is the best. Winner The winner will be announced on 1 February. He or she will get a shiny medal under their avatar, automatic entry into the annual Hall of Fame contest, and their winning story featured in the WritingForums annual ezine. Get writing!