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Introducing Endo-Rama, a writing contest for wholesome stories with endosoma, non-fatal scenarios, and happy endings!

This is open to everyone! Even if you've never written a story in your life, I invite you to try! And if you've always wanted to write but never had the motivation, well now's your chance!

The winner will receive an illustrated scene from their story drawn by my friend  auclave, who is very graciously co-running this contest with me. What decides the winner, you may ask? We're looking for stories with lots of personality. Think outside the box, go against the grain, and really use your imagination to make something special. The most important thing of all is to be creative! Make our hearts flutter with excitement.

The winner as well as a handful of runner-ups will also receive something special from me... but that will remain a surprise for now.~

The deadline is December 25th!! Take your time, and give it your all!

Some Rules and Guidelines


Once you submit your story, please fill out this Google Form. It will ensure that I do not miss any entries!

Best of luck!!


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goodguy

Posted by goodguy 1 year ago Report

no sexual content?

what is this, 198vore?

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

I'm sex-averse and I didn't want to read a bunch of stories with sex. It's that simple

RoyalRoseBeam

Posted by RoyalRoseBeam 1 year ago Report

198vore, the critically acclaimed novel by George Vorwell...

Lavendercake877

Posted by Lavendercake877 11 months ago Report

lol i'd much rather have read that then the other one 1984 was so dang depressing DX

IncoIsARadio

Posted by IncoIsARadio 1 year ago Report

Quick question, will people be able to make multiple submissions??

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

Unfortunately, I think I will have to say only one submission per person!

BigJohnHagerty

Posted by BigJohnHagerty 1 year ago Report

I must admit this had got me extremely tempted to take up writing again

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

I fully encourage you to give it a try!

Zaver

Posted by Zaver 1 year ago Report

A question. Outside of the stuff outline, is stuff like fusion, transformation or non-fatal absorption allowed?

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

I think those specific elements you mentioned are okay! I was actually thinking of stuff like that. It should be fine as long as it's still wholesome, has a happy ending, etc.

BadlyDrawnDedede

Posted by BadlyDrawnDedede 1 year ago Report

Yes, yes, yes! I've been waiting for this announcement for a while now! Though I've gotta rethink what I'm gonna write with the new rulings, I'm super excited for what's gonna turn out!

Best of luck to y'all! May the best man/woman win!

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

I'm glad you're excited! I can't wait to read what people come up with.

S1nZ

Posted by S1nZ 1 year ago Report

Question about the "human and non-hjuman" part. Are feral ok to have?a bit unsure if i want to go with a taur or a feral for the story submission.

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

Feral characters should be fine as long as it remains within the spirit of the contest, i.e everything is consensual and wholesome

Allard-Liao

Posted by Allard-Liao 1 year ago Report

"No canon characters"

What about characters for franchise-specific species (e.g. Kancolle's Abyssals)?

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

Unfortunately, I think I'm leaning towards a "no" on this one. Examples like that are still a canon creation that exists in another media

rotta287

Posted by rotta287 1 year ago Report

I think this is a great idea.

Alas my creative juices are perpetually occupied by a combination of school and the two tabletop rpg groups I partake in.

I find it pretty unlikely I will write anything.

I wish every participant godspeed.

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

That's alright! Thanks for the support, regardless!

NewSuperTrios

Posted by NewSuperTrios 1 year ago Report

This'll be good.

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

I think so too!

HalfTime

Posted by HalfTime 1 year ago Report

I'm pumped for this!

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

Me too!!

BagelKun

Posted by BagelKun 1 year ago Report

Oooo~! I will get right to work! I will be sure to give my all for this story-!

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

That sounds amazing, I can't wait!!

FitMe

Posted by FitMe 1 year ago Report

Oh boy I've been waiting for this!
Only one question. Is it limited to one submission per writer?

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

Yes, only one submission per writer please!

Matteo42

Posted by Matteo42 1 year ago Report

Hey so... what are the exact limits on the "no sex" term? I'm not gonna add any full-powered fucking, because that's not what I like either, but does 'innocent' sensual stuff count too?

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

What sorts of sensual stuff were you thinking about?

Matteo42

Posted by Matteo42 1 year ago Report

I mean the whole swallowing part; I want to make it enjoyable for both parties... which is a bit challenging for the prey if you ask me lol. Maybe some shivering/moaning (my god that word has been overused to hell and back) from the peps to make it more fun haha

Nothing outside of that though

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

That sounds fine to me! Sensuality is welcome, plenty of good feelings to be had during the process, and not all of them have to be sexual (does that make sense?) Either way, I don't want your creativity to be stifled too too much!

OhLordyWordy

Posted by OhLordyWordy 1 year ago Report

Oh heck yeah, this is right up my alley! :D I’m gonna throw my hat into the ring, hope this can help out my writer’s block!

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

That's wonderful to hear! Good luck to you!

S1nZ

Posted by S1nZ 1 year ago Report

Oh ya, another question. does surprised, but willing pred/prey count as willing. Like if the pred/prey gets surprised by the act of voring, but enjoys it soon after and lets it continue

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

Yeah! That's fine, as long as everything becomes consensual at the end

TastyAce

Posted by TastyAce 1 year ago Report

Aw heck yes! I'll see if I have time to enter this. It's been a busy few weeks. >m<
I just discovered your writing the other day btw! I really liked what I read! Keep it up! <3

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

Hey, thanks so much for the support! It means a lot! If you find the time, I'd be very thrilled to see you enter.

TastyAce

Posted by TastyAce 1 year ago Report

Hey, I was able to whip something up! ^u^ Since I focus on posting coms & the Patreon exclusive during the week, I'll try and post my entry this weekend. Is there a special tag I should put on the story when I post it btw?
I had a bunch of other stuff to tell you, but it's getting a little long lol! So imma DM you instead. Watch your inbox! X3

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

Congrats on finishing! No need for a tag or anything like that, as long as you fill out that Google Form when you submit your story, you should be fine.

TastyAce

Posted by TastyAce 1 year ago Report

Coolio, tysm!

NewSuperTrios

Posted by NewSuperTrios 1 year ago Report

I personally would love to see what you'd come up with!

TastyAce

Posted by TastyAce 1 year ago Report

Thank you! <3

TastyAce

Posted by TastyAce 1 year ago Report

I did end up entering! C: https://aryion.com/g4/view/741290

ClosetedTiny

Posted by ClosetedTiny 1 year ago Report

Deadline is December 25? Alright, got plenty of time. Just hope that I don't go over the word limit...

Seeing just how popular this post is is making me a little nervous, it's been a while since I've actually competed in a writing contest. Last time I did was in grade 9, but I did win 2nd place out of my grade and now I (like to think that I) am stronger than I was! Let's give it my all and see what happens!

Are you going to be putting a submission in as well, Dulce? Or are you just going to be a judge?

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

Perhaps it does look a little intimidating, but please don't be discouraged! I'm sure you'll do great. A handful of runner-ups get something special, too. Just try your best!!

And hmm... I probably won't write anything, no. I'll just be a humble judge!

OhSevenTen

Posted by OhSevenTen 1 year ago Report

I'm super interested in entering! Any rules on Same-size vs. micro/macro? The word "Endosoma" always makes my brain immediately think of micro/macro, but I much prefer writing same-size. (Sorry if this is a stupid question.)

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

Not a stupid question at all! We welcome characters of all sizes. Micro/macro, same-size, and any size differences in between are allowed.

ElyBlanche

Posted by ElyBlanche 1 year ago Report

Interesting. Will definitely consider. I definitely prefer fatal vore with reformation but I could use some practice with this type.

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

No pressure at all! If you decide to enter, great! And if not, no big deal.

ConcordantOpposition

Posted by ConcordantOpposition 1 year ago Report

Is soft digestion with explicit reformation permitted? If so, I have an old story concept that would be perfect for this.

Allard-Liao

Posted by Allard-Liao 1 year ago Report

Endosoma is more "non-fataly hold inside and then release later" with no digestion.

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

Yes, what Allard-Liao said!

ConcordantOpposition

Posted by ConcordantOpposition 1 year ago Report

I'm aware of what endo is, I was asking because earlier in the comments you said absorption and transformation were acceptable, so I wasn't sure if the contest was strictly endo, or if other non-fatal vore was okay as long as it fit the tone.

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

So for the first thing you mentioned, unfortunately I will have to say no to soft digestion with explicit reformation. For this contest, prey should still remain whole and in one piece by the end of the story. But if you can make transformation and absorption non-fatal in some way, and fit the "spirit" of the contest, I'd be very interested in reading that!

ConcordantOpposition

Posted by ConcordantOpposition 1 year ago Report

Thanks for clarifying. I'm a little disappointed I won't get to use the concept I had in mind, but I would still like to participate. With over a month to go I'm sure I can come up with something else that's just as good and fits the rules.

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

Best of luck! I'm sure you'll be able to come up with something great!

EnderFridge

Posted by EnderFridge 1 year ago Report

This sounds awesome! I’ve never tried writing before, but this seems like a good time to start :)

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

I fully support that, and wish you the best of luck!!

TheSecretBacon

Posted by TheSecretBacon 1 year ago Report

Ooh, no sexual content? Sounds like a challenge. I might be interested. By the way, can I write ANY kind of pred/prey, as long as it's not explicitly sexual? (I ask because I do like sibling vore, and was wondering if I could do that for this contest.)

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

Sibling/familial vore is something that the artist Auclave would rather not draw, so I will have to say no. Sorry for the inconvenience!

TheSecretBacon

Posted by TheSecretBacon 1 year ago Report

That's fine. Just making sure, is all.

Broniele97

Posted by Broniele97 1 year ago Report

I just have one question, you have to upload the story here or somewhere else? Or maybe we have to send it to you? I would like to try, but I never did something like this before

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

Yes, I'd recommend uploading the story here on Eka's Portal! You'll need to create a gallery by sending a PM to Eka, there's more info if you scroll to the bottom of the FAQ.

Broniele97

Posted by Broniele97 11 months ago Report

I just created a gallery, I think I’ll upload something very soon, but than how I send it to you?

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 11 months ago Report

Once you submit the story on Eka's, just fill out the Google Form in the description of this post ^^

carlj

Posted by carlj 1 year ago Report

Eh, why not! I got plenty of time till the 25th anyway ^^

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

Go for it!!

carlj

Posted by carlj 1 year ago Report

I actually thought of a pretty good story for it, though it might be a bit longer than 5000 words ^_^"

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

The word count is probably the most flexible rule up there. As long as you don't go completely overboard, you will probably be fine!

KeeperofLillies

Posted by KeeperofLillies 1 year ago Report

my only issue is that I have too many ideas! Ive already begun writing! I look forward to see everyone elses works.

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

You can do it!! I'm super excited to see all the stories come in.

Oniric

Posted by Oniric 1 year ago Report

Oh, this sounds cute, I love wholesome vore. My stories tend to be very sexual, but this could be a chance to try something different. I'll see if I can think of something!

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

I'll definitely encourage you to enter, if you can come up with an idea!

Itbecause

Posted by Itbecause 1 year ago Report

You say no cannon character okay. What about cannon foreshadowing certain things like a hometown for a backstory is that allowed?

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

I'm sorry, I don't think I really understand your question? Could you explain a little more?

ExistentialRowlet

Posted by ExistentialRowlet 1 year ago Report

Are child characters allowed?
I was planning to have a father keep the daughter cosy since she's sick and having it be an exploration of his job from the child's pov from within.
Also if a slime character loses some mass during the whole thing (not digestion just a small bit of spread around the body for shared senses) would that be fine?

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 1 year ago Report

For your first question, all characters in your story should be 18+. And for your second question, that should be fine ^^

Rocket3077

Posted by Rocket3077 11 months ago Report

Heya! Just a short question, can it be slightly less than 1.500 words? Like 1.250?

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 11 months ago Report

I'll encourage you to write a little bit more, but in the end you can just submit whatever you can, shouldn't be that big of a deal. ^^

Rocket3077

Posted by Rocket3077 11 months ago Report

Posted my entry for this!

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 11 months ago Report

Awesome!

Dragonlover19

Posted by Dragonlover19 11 months ago Report

Where do we send the submissions?

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 11 months ago Report

Once you submit the story to your own Eka's gallery, there's a Google Form in the description of this post that you can fill out, that's what helps me find your story. ^^

Lavendercake877

Posted by Lavendercake877 11 months ago Report

oh this might be fun^^ i do have a few question tho sir or madme.

I'm curaintly writing a story that will contain the following
1. light cooking but no pain only pleaseure( like cuddle pleasure not sexual)
2. refomration (pleasent digestion and all charecters live) if this isn't aloud then i'll try to come up witih something else thank you :D

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 11 months ago Report

Madame, and any kind of digestion will not be allowed for this contest, sorry!

Lavendercake877

Posted by Lavendercake877 11 months ago Report

no its all good^^ i use to not do digestions( guess it just comes with the vore-itorry) so i'm a tad bit rusty bit i'll give this a shot.is cooking okay?and is there an age limit to prey? and thank you ma'am ^^

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 11 months ago Report

I'm leaning towards a "no" on cooking, and the characters in your story should all be 18 and up.

Lavendercake877

Posted by Lavendercake877 11 months ago Report

okay then ^^ thank you so much for answering my qeustions and good luck to the winners :D

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 11 months ago Report

No problem!!

TootLunch

Posted by TootLunch 11 months ago Report

Hohoho, you’ve piqued my interest.

1. On the topic on non-sexual writing, are detailed descriptions of feelings like the heat, pressure, wetness, etc permissible so long as no character is directly aroused by it?

2. Can characters derive non-sexual pleasure such as feeling full, enjoying the taste, etc?

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 11 months ago Report

An enthusiastic "yes" to both questions! Sensory descriptions and non-sexual pleasure is exactly what we're looking for.

TootLunch

Posted by TootLunch 11 months ago Report

What about willing vs unwilling? Does everyone have to be happy in the happy ending? I feel like I just answered my own question there…

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 11 months ago Report

Ahah, well... yes, willingness and a happy ending are pretty essential.

TootLunch

Posted by TootLunch 11 months ago Report

Just sent my submission with the help of a lot of coffee, had a lot of fun doing it!

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 11 months ago Report

Wow, that was quick!! Thanks for participating!

TootLunch

Posted by TootLunch 11 months ago Report

I tend to be an explosive burst of creativity kind of person, not always reliable but great when it happens.

Dreadfulsmile

Posted by Dreadfulsmile 11 months ago Report

I feel proud to say I Finally finished and submitted my story. Feels good to finally have it done.

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 11 months ago Report

Congratulations! Thank you very much for participating!

Dreadfulsmile

Posted by Dreadfulsmile 11 months ago Report

Thank you have a good day, hopefully others finish up their stories to.

Luna2120

Posted by Luna2120 11 months ago Report

Just Submitted my entry, hope you enjoy it!

LivesInAStomach

Posted by LivesInAStomach 11 months ago Report

Awesome, congratulations on finishing your entry!