Contest Alert

As we all move forward into frostier days, it seems like the perfect time to pull out some stories we love, polish them and submit them. With this in mind, here are details of  a Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition. Total word count: 1500 and under. Deadline: December 14, 2020:

One First Place Winner will receive:

  • $3,000 in cash
  • Their short story title published in Writer’s Digest magazine’s September/October 2021 issue
  • A paid trip to the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference, including a Pitch Slam slot

The Second Place Winner will receive:

  • $1,500 in cash
  • Their short story title published in Writer’s Digest magazine’s September/October 2021 issue

The Third Place Winner will receive:

  • $500 in cash
  • Their short story title published in Writer’s Digest magazine’s September/October 2021 issue

Fourth through Tenth Place Winners will receive:

  • $100 in cash
  • Their short story titles published in Writer’s Digest magazine’s September/October 2021 issue.

How to Enter

  • All entries must be submitted online.
  • All entries must be in English. Only original unpublished work (at the time of submission) in print, digital or online publications will be considered. Self-published work in blogs, on social media, etc. can be submitted. Writer’s Digest retains one-time nonexclusive publication rights.

For full submission details, visit: https://www.writersdigest.com/wd-competitions/writing-competitions-preparing-your-entry

It’s always fun to throw your hat in the ring — write on!

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I am a writer and this is a motivational blog designed to help both writers and aspiring writers to push to the next level. Key themes are peak performance, passion, overcoming writing roadblocks, juicing up your creativity, and the joys of writing.
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