I'm totally in favour for the change. Perhaps with 3 months on hand, people could plan their time and writing better. And maybe they could make the stories a bit longer for a more enjoyable read.
And perhaps a little advertising might help boost readership? I mean, even if there are only 2 entries, it sucks if there are only like 5-6 votes.
So does the Star Wars free-for-all start on July 1? Or do you have a specific topic at hand?
Duct Tape is ALWAYS the answer