What with the current total lack of news about the new Dune film – here’s something to keep you entertained, organised by the one-and-only SandChigger from Hairy Ticks of Dune:
Hairy Ticks of Dune, in conjunction with Jacurutu, is proud to announce the Dune Fan Fiction Contest. This contest, as an unofficial, unauthorized and completely fan-organized event, is dedicated to honoring and exploring the legacy of Frank Herbert as represented by his Dune books and stories.
There are no prizes (unless you count immortality) but the contest is open to everyone and should provide some excellent reading material. The minimum length is just 500 words, which is sod all – so no excuses.
Full details can be found at http://www.hairyticksofdune.net/fanficcon/
[Update: The winners have been announced and all the entries are available in 2010 Dune Fan Fiction Contest section at Jacurutu]