1.As your first step, please read the existing Writing Round Robin chapter(s) and pay close attention to the story's tone, style, and genre. Think about the characters that have been established and how they and the story's plot will naturally evolve over the course of the novella. Then, using the previous chapter(s) as a model, write the next chapter.
2.To be eligible, your chapter must be between 500 and 4,500 words and written in English.
3.We will accept only those chapters submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and which have the title and chapter number of the Round Robin to which you are submitting in the message headers. The submitted files must be in RTF, Text, or Microsoft Word 2001 (or earlier) formats. No responsibility is assumed for incomplete, lost, late, damaged, illegible, or misdirected email; technical, hardware, or software failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; or failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmission which may limit a user's ability to participate in the contest.
4. To be eligible, submissions must be received by 11:59:59 Midnight PST on the date of the deadline posted on the main Fiction Archive Round Robin page.
5.We will choose chapters on the basis of their merit.
6.We reserve the right to edit submissions. We also reserve the right to toss submissions that have not been spellchecked before we get them.
7. More than one chapter may be chosen for publication during any given period, if authors pick up on different sub-plots in the series. If this occurs, readers will be notified on the Fiction Archive Round Robin page.
8.We will post a new chapter post online every other week. The author of the winning chapter will be informed by email prior to the chapter's publication in the Fiction Archive.
9. Submitted chapters and all rights attached thereto will be shared between Steve Miller, the submitting author, and all other contributors to a particular Round Robin.
10. At present, no payment is offered for participation in the Round Robin.
11. The Round Robins are open to all authors — published and non-published.
12. Direct all questions and concerns about the Round Robin to email@example.com. Specify which Round Robin you have a question about in the header of the e-mail.
13.Please include your full name, the name you wish the chapter
to be published under (if different from your full name) at the end of