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ADAPTED STORY SHOWCASE (Submissions Open January 30, 2024)

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The Adapted Story Showcase recognizes scripts, novelizations, and stage plays in any genre that feature an adapted story. 

An adapted story is a story based on previously written material, such as:

  • A script based on a previously written book, a short story, a magazine article, a video game, or a stage play.
  • A stage play based on a previously written book or a movie script.
  • A book based on a previously written script (this type of book is known as a "novelization").

Entries require the submission of the adapted material (not the previously written source material). 

Year: 2024 | Season: 10 | Award: $3,500

SUBMISSIONS OPEN: January 30, 2024
Early Deadline ($55): March 19, 2024
Regular Deadline ($65): April 22, 2024
Late Deadline ($75): May 19, 2024
Final Deadline ($85): June 23, 2024
All deadlines 11:59 pm Pacific Time

Winner & Official Selections announced by: August 31, 2024

* One (1) Winner will receive a $3,500 cash prize.
* Official Selections receive a laurel and a listing on the website.

Story Showcases are conducted exclusively online.

For more information on submission requirements, and answers to FAQs, see the dropdown tabs on this page.

Submissions are accepted via