Saturday, January 14, 2017
Children’s, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Plays, Romance, Screenwriting
1st Prize: $300
2nd Prize: $250
3rd Prize: $200
+ 85 other prizes
ONLY 500 PARTICIPANTS PERMITTED SO REGISTER EARLY.
On the date of the contest, at start-time, we send out the topic for that specific contest to all registered entrants, while also posting it on WritersWeekly.com.
Entrants must be registered before the contest begins and there is a limit of 500 participants per contest. Entrants then have 24 hours to write and submit their stories via email. The stories “must deal with the topic in some way to qualify” and they must not exceed the pre-assigned word count, which is announced with the topic.
After reading the entries for each contest, we can see how difficult it is to come up with a unique plot when working with an assigned topic. But, inevitably, a few writers do manage to successfully break away from the pack. You can read past topics and winning stories at our website, http://24hourshortstorycontest.com/.
Angela Hoy, Publisher, WritersWeekly.com