Fiction

Four Line Poem Poetry Contest

Write a poem that has the following syllable count: 1-5-5-9. So the first line of your poem will have 1 syllable, the second line 5 syllables, the third line 5 syllables, and the last line will have 9 syllables. You can write about anything – just keep the syllable count.

Published: January 5, 2018

Flash fiction competition: #MicroTime!

Are you capable of saying a lot in a little? Welcome to the Sweek MicroFiction Challenge! Write a short story of 200 words max, incorporating the word ‘time’ and win $50 as well as get published in the Sweek Microfiction book! In each round, you need to incorporate a given word in an original and …

Published: January 5, 2018

The Palmnates Writing Prize

Theme: ‘Thoughts’ We seek compelling and imaginative stories that awaken the sleeping empathy within us. What we want is a fictional world brought to life. A world we know is surreal but somehow arouses our senses to things we often ignore. A first person narrative is preferred.

Published: January 5, 2018

Enizagam

Enizagam is a literary journal featuring poetry, fiction, and interviews by writers from all over the world. Our content is comprised of submissions from writers living in the U.S. and beyond, as well as the winning and finalist entries of our annual contest: the Enizagam Literary Awards in Poetry and Fiction. Enizagam holds First North …

Published: January 5, 2018

Now or Never Writing Competition

For this writing competition, you have only 800 words to tempt us with your story. It’s all about now or never. Acting in a way that changes the character’s life or, acting and living with regrets. There must be a sense of urgency, a sense of no-tomorrow or, of a vital deadline. As always, we …

Published: January 5, 2018

Blazing Lantern Fiction Prize

We seek complete, exceptional, unpublished (or self-published) novels by gifted Midwestern writers. Our ideal book length is 30,000 to 150,000 words. Longer works may be considered.

Published: January 5, 2018

2018 Ginosko Flash Fiction Contest

2018 GINOSKO FLASH FICTION CONTEST $500 prize, $5 entry fee. Submit 1-2 pieces, 800 words max each. Deadline March 1st, 2018. Details http://GinoskoLiteraryJournal.com

Published: January 5, 2018

Killer Nashville International Writers’ Conference 2018

The Killer Nashville International Writers’ Conference was created in 2006 by author/filmmaker Clay Stafford in an effort to bring together forensic experts, writers, and fans of crime and thriller literature. Our objective is simple: to educate and empower aspiring and established writers, and connect them with other industry professionals. We pride ourselves on our intense, …

Published: January 5, 2018

Winter Poetry and Prose Getaway

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, the Winter Getaway has become one of the oldest and largest writers’ conferences in the winter season. “With the other faculty members, we have a staff of great writers who are talented and caring teachers,” founder Peter Murphy said. In addition to poetry, participants can choose from workshops in novel writing, …

Published: January 5, 2018