Romance

Bumblebee Flash Fiction

Is your shortest fiction soft and appealing with a hidden sting? Send us your short, sweet, and sassy fiction for a chance to win $300 and publication in Pulp Literature. Get an editorial critique for only $20 more. Judged by flash fiction master Bob Thurber, winner of numerous awards and author of the novel Paperboy.

Published: January 19, 2018

2018 Manuscript Contest

The Writers’ League of Texas Manuscript Contest is open to all fiction and nonfiction writers with at least ten pages from a single work ready for sharing, regardless of whether you have a completed draft or are still writing. The 2019 Manuscript Contest gives you the chance to -Win a registration to the WLT’s 2018 …

Published: January 19, 2018

Magic Oxygen Literary Prize

In its fourth year, yet again #MOLP has an incredible prize fund of £3,000. We also plant a tree for every single entry we receive in Boré, Kenya and we’ll email you the GPS coordinates of it once the contest has closed and we’ve received confirmation of them from our Word Forest Coordinator. Additionally, your …

Published: January 5, 2018

#My2018

Write your 2018! At the end of each year we take time to reflect upon our life and to make plans for the upcoming year. With a little bit of creativity you can transform your contemplations into an adventurous sci-fi story, a thrilling mystery or an epic love story. Give your real life story a …

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

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We seek complete, exceptional, unpublished (or self-published) novels by gifted Midwestern writers.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

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

Snake Nation Review Young Writers’ Competition

Publishing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry as well as showcasing photography and art, this literary journal welcomes submissions by young adults nationwide throughout the year until January 2018. Essays contain a 5,000 word limit, and poetry contains a 60 line limit. Previously published work is not accepted: all well-written, standout compositions on any topic …

Published: December 1, 2017

“Portraits” International Call For Writers by ArtAscent – Deadline December 31, 2017

| Theme: Portraits of people and animals tell such great stories. They evoke emotion. They suggest deeper meaning. They tell us about someone else, and maybe even ourselves. Sometimes they’re just beautiful. Or shocking. Or surprising. Share your PORTRAITS with words or imagery. | Eligible Submissions: Entries may include fiction, poetry, short stories and other …

Published: December 1, 2017