You fully own the rights of your wondrous hard-worked short stories! Winners grant The Short Story Project the right to publish winning short stories online. You may submit any story that you own the rights to, whether it was previously published online or not.
Write a poem that has exactly 20 syllables to enter this poetry contest. You can write about anything. Just ensure that your poem has 20 syllables exactly when you enter it.
What makes your fiction stand out? When we read stories, we often note their strength in a certain element of craft. Perhaps the setting—a place the reader has never been or is very familiar with—is perfectly rendered. Perhaps the dialogue brings the characters to life but also reveals subtext. Perhaps a character is drawn so …
Can you write a poem with only 6 words? The challenge for this poetry contest is to share a complete poem with only six words. Cash prize.
Write a story with only 50 words to enter this writing contest. Write about anything but your finished story must have exactly 50 words.
For the Haiku Poetry Contest your challenge is to write a three line poem. Haiku generally follows the 5-7-5 syllable count. So the first line has 5 syllables, second line has 7, third line has 5 again.
The Chattahoochee Valley Writers 12th annual contest is open to all, deadline is September 1, 2018. Categories are fiction, poetry and one-act plays. Low entry fee of $10, cash prizes. Submit up to 5 poems, up to 5,000 word short story, or a one-act play. See https://chattwritersweb.org/ for details on how to submit your work.
Submit up to 6,500 words of fiction. Simultaneous submissions are okay; let us know immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. Previously unpublished submissions only. Entries must be submitted online via Submittable. $500 prize and publication in Midwest Review for the winning entry. All entries, whether selected as finalists or not, are considered for publication. …
Write a story using only 75 words to enter this flash fiction writing contest. Write about anything but be careful of the word count.
Share your poem about Halloween to enter this poetry contest. Write a poem of any type. Just keep the subject in mind.