Sunday, June 26, 2022
Top prize: $299 and publication in our Character Anthology.
Finalists will receive $50 and publication in our Character Anthology.
Prompt: Write a short story featuring a character that will inspire a novel.
Focus on the protagonist of your next novel. For example, create a compelling narrative from a defining moment in their backstory, an out-of-character action that foreshadows a key conflict, or an important or problematic relationship that constrains or empowers them.
Word count: 2,000 to 3,000.
US and 18+ only please.