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City Owl Press 1st Annual Romance Short Story Anthology


Sunday, May 15, 2016


Entry Fees



First Place: 20 short stories will be chosen for the inclusion in one of the two anthology installations, 10 in each set. Winners are given a publishing contract with City Owl Press which includes a percentage of royalties from anthology sales.

Runners Up: 3 short stories will receive critiques by the City Owl Press editors.


Anthology Part I: “Seasons of Love: A Collection of Contemporary Romance Short Stories.”
Anthology Part II: “Loving the Alphas: A Collection of Paranormal, Fantasy, and Sci-Fi Romance Short Stories.”
Short stories must have a definitive HEA/HFN ending. The word count should be between 8,000 and 12,000 words. The manuscript must have gone through at least two editing rounds at the time of submission. Contest is open to all unpublished works, no previously published stories. Open to writers in US, Canada, England, and Australia. Must be over 18 years old to enter.
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