Contestants will have two weeks to create an original character for the novel Secrets of the Sineater.
Character can be a person of any age sex or race. Must a something that they feel, guilt, ashamed, sad, angry etc. over that they dream about night after night.
Characters must have basic physical attributes like hair color, skin color, eyes, etc.
Can have tattoos peircing etc.
Must fit into a normal environment of New Orleans (This is a fairly broad category due to the inhabitants of the city).
Characters must have a basic back ground and mental attributes and a reason that the dream demon (The helling) is tormenting them in their dreams.
Hellings must be created as well.
The helling must have some physical form can be any range traits from beautiful angels, to horrific creatures, to normal people the character meet in the past.
Be creative with this because this is the main aspect of the story.
The top contestant will become a major character in Secrets of the Sineater and the two runners up will have a chapter or two in the novel in which the main cast interacts with. All writers will have proper rights and their names will appear in the post script at the end of the novel as well as the dedication page.
Have fun and bring out the darker side of yourself.