Fiction

Chaucer Awards – Early Historical Fiction (pre-1750s)

Chanticleer Book Reviews is seeking for the best books featuring Pre-1750s Historical Fiction, including pre-history, ancient history, Classical, world history (non-western culture), Dark Ages and Medieval Europe, Renaissance, Elizabethan, Tudor, 1600s, we will put them to the test and choose the best among them. Novels may be Manuscripts, Self-published, Indie Published or Traditionally Published. E-pub …

Published: July 6, 2018

Goethe Awards – Late Historical Fiction (post-1750s)

Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books featuring Late Period Historical Fiction. Regency, Victorian,18th Century, 19th Century, 20th Century, World and other wars, history of non-western cultures, set after the 1750s, we will put them to the test and choose the best among them. Novels may be Manuscripts, Self-published, Indie Published or Traditionally …

Published: July 6, 2018

5-7-5 Poetry Contest

To enter this poetry contest write a three line poem. The first line of your poem should have five syllables. The second line should have seven syllables. The final line should have five syllables again. You can write about anything – just follow the syllable count when writing your poem.

Published: July 6, 2018

Stories That Need to Be Told

Stories change us. Stories determine how we see the world. Stories change the world. That’s why this contest has only one category—the story. Whether you consider it fiction, nonfiction, or poetry, as long as it tells a story, it fits. One grand prize winner will receive $1,000, and 5 additional winners will each receive $200 …

Published: July 6, 2018

Francine Ringold Awards for New Writers

The Francine Ringold Awards for New Writers honor the work of writers at the beginning of their careers. Contest Rules Eligibility: Open only to writers whose work has not appeared or is not scheduled to appear in more than 2 publications. (Self-published works or works with a distribution of less than 100 copies are not …

Published: July 6, 2018

Dialogue Only Writing Contest

The challenge of this writing contest is to share a story that is written using only dialogue. Write about anything but the entire story must be told using strictly dialogue.

Published: July 6, 2018

The Writer Summer Flash Contest 2018

  Summer seems like the right time to write short. Show us your very best work in any genre, fiction or nonfiction. The catch? We’ll only accept works that are 1,000 words or less.   Not the writing contest for you? Sign up for our newsletter to be the first to hear when we launch a new writing …

Published: July 5, 2018

Sweek FanFiction Competition

Unexpected twists, story endings you always dreamt about, new qualities of your favourite heroes… this is SweekFanFic contest and all of this is allowed! – No word limit, – Only newly updated fanfiction on Sweek (could be previously published somewhere else), – To enter the contest all you need is to upload your work on …

Published: June 8, 2018

The End of Our World

Short stories between 1500 and 5000 words based on the awareness that our destruction of the natural world will inevitably lead to the collapse of our civilization (for which we offer abundant evidence in numerous pages with background information).

Published: June 8, 2018

Sweek Flash Fiction Competition: #MicroDay

– Write 250 words (max.) of prose including the word “day” anywhere within the story, – Add #MicroDay tag either in the main title of the story / its description / tags section to take part in the challenge, – It is your chance to get discovered and published via Sweek self-publishing!

Published: June 8, 2018