Fiction

Sarah Lawrence College Publish & Promote Your Book Conference

The 5th Annual Sarah Lawrence College Publish & Promote Your Book Conference offers panel discussions with agents, editors, and book marketing professionals. Writers have the opportunity to meet other writers and pitch their books to Agents and Editors at this unique one-day conference designed to get your book published. If you have a completed book, …

Published: April 13, 2018

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award

We are looking for unpublished stories of 2000 words or fewer on the theme of: TALES OF THE PARANORMAL (broadly interpreted). Send us your stories about wizards, clairvoyants, other-worldly creatures, vampires, werewolves, telekenetics, ghosts, goblins, witches, mediums, poltergeists, the supernatural, and other unexplainable experiences. Final judging will be by literary agent Kimberly Brower of Brower …

Published: April 6, 2018

We shall arrive soon

Welcome to the “We Shall Arrive Soon” True North writing contest, presented by Communitech. We invite authors to imagine how technology will affect humanity in the coming decades. We want you to explore how technology may be used to improve our lives, contribute to healthier and safer communities and bring about innovations that benefit us …

Published: April 6, 2018

Nowhere.Ink’s Weekly $100 Writing Contest

Nowhere.Ink is proud to present our Weekly $100 Writing Contest. This week’s theme is “The April Fool.” Entries may be poetry, prose, or flash fiction. Maximum word count per entry is 500. The winning entry is announced within 48 hours of contest close. The winning participant will be paid via PayPal within 24 hours of …

Published: April 6, 2018

Sweek Flash Fiction Competition: #MicroKey

The third round of Sweek Flash Fiction Challenge 2018 has the word #key which you have to include your 250 words microfiction. The topic itself is open. To participate, add the #microkey tag in your story on Sweek.

Published: April 6, 2018

50 Word Writing Contest

Can you write a complete story with only 50 words? That is the challenge of this writing contest. Write a story using 50 words to enter.

Published: April 6, 2018

Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition

The Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition is open to all. To enter, writers must provide an original story of up to 3000 words in any genre. The catch: We provide your opening and closing lines chosen from a classic work of literature. You provide the rest. The judges of the 2018 contest include a variety …

Published: March 26, 2018

Flash Fiction Challenge: #Microletter

To submit your story – create an account on Sweek (for free) and upload your work by adding the #microletter tag in the tags section as well as the description and the main title of the story. You can also participate in the Best Feedback category to win $15. More info: http://bit.ly/sweek-microletter-flashfiction.

Published: March 26, 2018

International Sweek Feminist Campaign: #HerStory

International Women’s Day 2018 gives us the perfect opportunity to stand together through the power of storytelling. We invite you to write a story with a female protagonist – even if you’re male! It’s all about solidarity. From 28th of February until 15th of April, we’re collecting stories of women, their achievements, strength, obstacles, courage …

Published: March 26, 2018